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iShares

A family of exchange-traded funds that tracks various stock or bond markets. iShares can be traded like stocks or other securities and operate much like mutual funds but without any net asset value. The largest issuer of exchange-traded funds, iShare funds are traded on several stock exchanges globally.

iShares

Exchange-traded funds with portfolios based on a series of stock indexes including the S&P indexes, the Dow Jones indexes, and the Russell indexes. iShares are also available for MSCI foreign indexes. Shares of each fund represent proportional ownership of individual stocks that make up the index on which the fund is based. iShares were developed by Barclays Global Investors and are mostly traded on the American Stock Exchange.
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com, the majority of inflows comprising over 61% went to S&P 500 index and sector funds in the form of the SPDR S&P 500 (SPY), iShares Core S&P 500 (IVV), Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO), and Technology (XLK).
BlackRock Inc (NYSE:BLK) revealed on Saturday that iShares iBonds Dec 2017 Term Corporate ETF (NYSE:IBDJ) will by design, cease trading at the close of US market on 15 December 2017.
According to the agency, the RIA, a subsidiary of BlackRock, operated the iShares MSCI Russia Capped ETF (the Russia Fund Company) from December 2010 through January 2015, relying on an exemptive that covered iShares Inc.
As per Yahoo, Finance and Karachi Exchange as of May 9, 2016, Global X MSCI Pakistan (NYSE : Pak), 12 months performance was 20 % while 5-year performance was 332% (KSE Index in PKR), whereas iShares China (NYSE:FXI) recorded 9.
Four new iShares equity index ETFs from BlackRock's product offering have been tradable via Xetra and Brse Frankfurt since Monday.
Global Banking News-August 11, 2015--BlackRock names head of Nordics iShares business
iShares Canada said the head of its iShares business BlackRock Canada, (TSE: XIU) Warren Collier joined director of global business development Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange, Robert Peterman to open the market to launch five new funds that commenced trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange in February 2015.
iShares, the exchange-traded fund (ETF) business of BlackRock (BLK), recently launched the iShares MSCI Qatar Capped ETF (QAT) and iShares MSCI UAE Capped ETF (UAE) on the NASDAQ.
NYSE: BLK) announced today that its US-listed iShares Minimum Volatility suite of funds has crossed $4bn in AUM.
Investment management firm BlackRock has expanded its iShares Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) business with the announcement of senior appointments to its iShares Asia Ex-Japan capital markets team, and the launch of a new Asia research and investment advisory group for ETFs.
Robert Broadwell, Vice President, iShares, said , "This initiative is an important expansion of the iShares product set and reinforces our position as the market leader in one of the fastest growing areas of fund management.
NYSE:BLK) has announced its Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) platform, iShares, has reached global Assets under Management (AUM) of US$509 billion as of March 31, 2010.