SPDR S&P Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF (GAF)

Reuters  Jan 25  Comment 
GAF, the largest roofing manufacturer in North America, has agreed to acquire Danish peer Icopal A/S for about 1 billion euros ($1.08 billion), in a deal that will dramatically...
Benzinga  Mar 12  Comment 
When searching for growth potential around the globe an investor will more often than not be drawn to the continent of Africa. The estimates end to vary, however in general most experts believe GDP for the continent will exceed five percent in...
DailyFinance  Jan 28  Comment 
WAYNE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 01/28/14 -- GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, is excited to announce its participation in the January 30th episode of the popular award winning daytime television show, The Ellen DeGeneres...
DailyFinance  Jan 21  Comment 
WAYNE, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 01/21/14 -- GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, is excited to announce their assistance in the rebuild of the Memory Makers' Building at Give Kids The World Village. Give Kids The World Village is a...
Marketwire  Jun 6  Comment 
WAYNE, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 06/06/12 -- GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, announced today the GAF Homeliest Home Contest, together with leading exterior building products manufacturer Ply Gem, starting on June 4, 2012. The contest
Forbes  Oct 21  Comment 
As some of you may have read in my previous post, the second annual Global Auto Forum (GAF) was held in Chengdu last week, and JFP Holdings was the lead organizer of the conference. A particularly interesting panel discussion at GAF 2011 dealt...
Wall Street Sector Selector  May 31  Comment 
Wall Street Sector Selector  Mar 20  Comment 
The revolutions in North Africa have expanded from a tiny uprising in Tunisia, to a full blown Middle East revolt that has toppled governments and brought the west's biggest powers to war. Now, with Tunisia finished, Egypt primed for elections,...


SPDR S&P Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF (GAF)


The SPDR® S&P® Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF, before expenses, seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the total return performance of the S&P Mid-East and Africa BMI Index (ticker: STBMMEU).


Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - State Street Global Markets, LLC
  • Inception Date - 03/19/2007
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker –GAF
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – GAF.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.59%

Top Holdings

Name Weight Shares Held
Teva Pharma Ind 11.13%265,629
Mtn Group Ltd 5.98%500,230
Sasol 5.74%187,490
Naspers 3.64%120,027
Standard Bk Gr Ltd 3.45%342,480
Impala Platinum 3.37%179,301
Anglogold Ashanti 3.28%100,089
Firstrand Ltd 3.02%1,633,113
Gold Fields 2.48%225,092
Icl-Israel Chem 2.13%194,676

Holdings as of 12/08/2009

Other Emerging Market ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
BLDRS Asia 50 ADR Index ETF (ADRA)Invesco PowerShares0.30%
BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index ETF (ADRE)Invesco PowerShares0.30%
Claymore/BNY BRIC ETF (EEB)Claymore Advisors0.60%
DWA Emerging Markets Technical Leaders Portfolio ETF (PIE)Invesco PowerShares0.90%
FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets Portfolio ETF (PXH)Invesco PowerShares0.85%
iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (EWZ)ishares0.63%
iShares MSCI BRIC Index Fund (BKF)ishares0.72%
iShares MSCI Chile Index Fund (ECH)ishares0.63%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (EEM)ishares0.72%
ProShares Short MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EUM)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEV)ProShares ETFs0.95%
SPDR S&P BRIC 40 ETF (BIK)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.50%
SPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific ETF (GMF)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.59%
SPDR S&P Emerging Europe ETF (GUR)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.59%
SPDR S&P Emerging Latin America ETF (GML)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.59%
SPDR S&P Emerging Markets ETF (GMM)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.59%
SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Small Cap ETF (EWX)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.65%
SPDR S&P Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF (GAF)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.59%
Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF (VWO)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.27%
WisdomTree Emerging Markets High-Yielding Equity Fund (DEM)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.63%
WisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend Fund (DGS)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.63%
Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Portfolio ETF (PCY)InvescoPowerShares0.50%
iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Fund (EMB)iShares0.60%
First Trust ISE Chindia Index Fund (FNI)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.60%
iShares FTSE BRIC 50 ETF (BRIC-LSE)iShares0.74%
iShares JP Morgan US Dollar Emerging Markets Bond ETF (IEMB-LSE)iShares0.40%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEEM-LSE)iShares0.75%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Islamic/Shariah ETF (ISEM-LSE)iShares0.85%


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