Deutsche Börse: Five new RBS ETFs launched on Xetra

Deutsche Börse: Five new RBS ETFs launched on Xetra

26/09/2011

Five additional ETFs issued by RBS Market Access have been tradable on Xetra® since Monday.
 
ETF name: RBS Market Access MSCI Brazil (ADR) EUR Hedged Index ETF
 Asset class: equity index ETF
 ISIN: LU0667622541
 Total expense ratio: 0.60 percent
 Distribution policy: non-distributing
 Benchmark: MSCI Brazil (ADR) EUR Hedged Index
 
ETF name: RBS Market Access MSCI EM LatAm (Brazil ADR) EUR Hedged Index ETF
 Asset class: equity index ETF
 ISIN: LU0667622467
 Total expense ratio: 0.65 percent
 Distribution policy: non-distributing
 Benchmark: MSCI EM Latin America (Brazil ADR) EUR Hedged Index
 
The MSCI Brazil (ADR) EUR Hedged Index, which is weighted according to free float market capitalisation, tracks the performance of Brazilian companies in the form of ADRs; the index is hedged against exchange rate fluctuations between the euro and the US dollar. The index currently comprises 28 of Brazil’s leading companies.

The MSCI EM Latin America (Brazil ADR) EUR Hedged Index currently represents the performance of 81 companies from Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Mexico and Peru. The index is weighted according to free float market capitalisation and is hedged against exchange rate fluctuations between the euro and the US dollar.

ETF name: RBS Market Access MSCI Frontier Markets Index ETF
 Asset class: equity index ETF
 ISIN: LU0667622202
 Total expense ratio: 0.90 percent
 Distribution policy: non-distributing
 Benchmark: MSCI Frontier Markets Index
 
ETF name: RBS Market Access MSCI Emerging and Frontier Africa ex South Africa Index ETF
 Asset class: equity index ETF
 ISIN: LU0667622384
 Total expense ratio: 0.85 percent
 Distribution policy: non-distributing
 Benchmark: MSCI EFM Africa ex South Africa Index
 
ETF name: RBS Market Access MSCI GCC Countries ex Saudi Arabia Top 50 Capped Index ETF
 Asset class: equity index ETF
 ISIN: LU0667622111
 Total expense ratio: 0.70 percent
 Distribution policy: non-distributing
 Benchmark: MSCI GCC Countries ex Saudi Arabia Top 50 Capped Index
 
The MSCI Frontier Markets Index, which is weighted according to free float market capitalisation, currently comprises161 companies from 25 countries: Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mauritius, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam.
 
The MSCI EFM Africa ex South Africa Index, which is weighted according to free float market capitalisation, currently comprises 32 companies from the following six African countries and excludes South Africa: Egypt, Kenya, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria and Tunisia.
 
The MSCI GCC Countries ex Saudi Arabia Top 50 Capped Index, which is weighted according to free float market capitalisation, currently tracks the leading 50 companies from the following Gulf State regions and excludes Saudi Arabia: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. The weighting of each country is limited to 30% and an equity may only be represented in the index by a maximum of 5%.

The product offering in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment currently comprises a total of 874 exchange-listed index funds, while average monthly trading volume stands at €14 billion.