SPDR ETF on Asian government bonds launched on Xetra

10 May 2012

A new exchange-listed bond index fund issued by SPDR (State Street Global Advisors) has been tradable on Xetra® since Thursday.

ETF name: SPDR Citi Asia Local Government Bond ETF Asset class: bond index ETF

ISIN: IE00B7GBL799

Total expense ratio: 0.50 percent

Distribution policy: distributing

Benchmark: Citi Asian Government Bond Investable Index

The SPDR Citi Asia Local Government Bond ETF enables investors to participate for the first time in the performance of a broadly diversified basket of Asian government bonds. The index currently contains government bonds from China (offshore), Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. The maximum weighting of a single country is limited to 20%.

The product offering in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment currently comprises a total of 970 exchange-listed index funds, making it the largest offering of all European stock exchanges. This selection, together with an average monthly trading volume of around €12 billion, makes Xetra Europe’s leading trading venue for ETFs.

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