Three new iShares ETFs launched in the XTF segment on Xetra

26 September 2007

Deutsche Börse has further expanded its XTF segment for listed index funds on the electronic trading platform Xetra. Since Wednesday, three more exchange-traded funds (ETFs) issued by Barclays Global Investors have been tradable in XTF.

The iShares S&P Global Water (ISIN: DE000A0MSAG2) enables investors to make a targeted investment in the largest listed companies of the global water industry. Currently the S&P Global Water Index comprises 49 companies active in the water industry, among them providers and purifiers. The ETF is offered with a yearly management fee of 0.65 percent.

The iShares FTSE BRIC 50 Fund (ISIN: DE000A0MSAE7) enables market participants to invest in the performance of the largest companies in Brazil, Russia, India and China. The index currently comprises 50 stocks and the management fee is 0.74 percent per year.

Finally, iShares offers an ETF on the S&P Listed Private Equity Index (ISIN: DE000A0MSAF4) for investors who would like to benefit from the performance of listed private equity companies, in particular. This index comprises the world’s 25 largest listed companies in this sector and is offered with a management fee of 0,75 percent per year.

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