IShares S&P Global Financials Sector Index Fund (IXG)

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Forbes  Sep 22  Comment 
The iShares Global Financials ETF (IXG) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Thursday, with over 311,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 38,000. Shares of IXG were up about 0.7% on the day.
Forbes  Aug 31  Comment 
The iShares Global Financials ETF (IXG) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Wednesday, with over 637,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 27,000.  Shares of IXG were off about 0.1% on the day.
Forbes  Jun 24  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the WisdomTree Bloomberg U.S. Dollar Bullish Fund (USDU), where 5,600,000 units were destroyed, or a 30.3%...
Forbes  Mar 23  Comment 
The iShares Global Financials ETF (IXG) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Monday, with over 84,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 34,000.  Shares of IXG were up about 0.2% on the day.
Forbes  Sep 15  Comment 
The iShares Global Financials ETF (IXG) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Monday, with over 331,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 26,000.  Shares of IXG were trading flat on the day.
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iShares S&P Global Financials Sector Index Fund (IXG)

Overview

The iShares S&P Global Financials Sector Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of companies that Standard & Poor's deems part of the financial sector of the economy and important to global markets, as represented by the S&P Global Financials Sector Index. The index is a subset of the Standard & Poor's Global 1200 Index. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Ishares
  • Inception Date - 11/12/2001
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – IXG
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – IXG.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.48%

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portfolio
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC 4.59%
JPMORGAN CHASE&CO 3.98%
BANCO SANTANDER SA 3.19%
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 3.01%
WELLS FARGO&COMPANY 2.96%
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC 1.99%
COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRAL 1.72%
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA 1.71%
WESTPAC BANKING CORP 1.68%
BNP PARIBAS 1.68%


Holdings as of 06/11/2009

Other Financial ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
First Trust Financial AlphaDEX Fund (FXO)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.70%
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Sector Index Fund (IYF)ishares0.48%
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund (IYG)ishares0.48%
iShares S&P Global Financials Sector Index Fund (IXG)ishares0.48%
Powershares Dynamic Financials Sector Portfolio ETF (PFI)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
Powershares Financial Preferred Portfolio ETF (PGF)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
ProShares Short Financials ETF (SEF)ProShares ETFs0.95%
ProShares Short Financials ETF (SEF)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares Ultra Financials ETF (UYG)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares Ultra Financials ETF (UYG)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares UltraShort Financials ETF (SKF)ProShares ETFs0.95%
ProShares UltraShort Financials ETF (SKF)ProShares ETFs0.95%
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Financial ETF (RFL)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Financial ETF (RFL)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Financial ETF (RFN)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Financial ETF (RFN)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Financials ETF (RYF)Rydex ETF Trust0.50%
SPDR S&P International Financial Sector ETF (IPF)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.50%
Vanguard Financials ETF (VFH)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.25%
WisdomTree International Financial Sector Fund (DRF)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.58%
Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX Capped Financials Bear Plus ETF (HFD-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX Capped Financials Bull Plus ETF (HFU-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
iShares CDN Financial Sector Index Fund (XFN-TSX)iShares0.55%


References

  1. - Overview of iShares S&P Global Financials Sector Index Fund (IXG)
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