SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF (IST)

The Economic Times  11 hrs ago  Comment 
The BSE Bankex index was trading 28 points, or 0.10 per cent down, at 26997 around 10.40 am (IST).
The Economic Times  Aug 18  Comment 
The scrip was trading 6.36 per cent up at Rs 793.15 around 10.55 am (IST), whereas BSE Sensex was down 230 points, or 0.72 per cent, at 31,565 at around the same time.
The Economic Times  Jul 10  Comment 
IDFC Bank was trading 2.32 per cent down at Rs 63.25 around 9.35 am (IST).
The Economic Times  Jul 3  Comment 
The BSE Auto index rose 0.65 per cent and was trading at 23,565 around 9.55 am (IST).
The Economic Times  Jun 29  Comment 
The scrip was trading 10.95 per cent higher at Rs 1,584 around 10.10 am (IST).
The Economic Times  Jun 21  Comment 
As much as 22 securities on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) hit their fresh 52-week high by 9.30 am (IST).
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 19  Comment 
The OnePlus 5 smartphone will be launched globally on Tuesday. The launch will be broadcast live at 10:30pm IST preceding the India launch by two days, when the device will be released to the tech me...
The Economic Times  Jun 13  Comment 
The Nifty FMCG index was trading 0.23 per cent up at 25923.4 around 03:06 pm (IST).
The Economic Times  May 26  Comment 
The scrip of the steel company hit a high of Rs 511.80, up 5.46 per cent and was trading at Rs 509.15 at 11:30 AM (IST).
The Economic Times  May 25  Comment 
The scrip was trading 2.07 per cent down at Rs 734 around 9.45 am (IST).


SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF (IST)


The SPDR® S&P® International Telecommunications Sector ETF seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the S&P Developed Ex-U.S. BMI Telecommunication Services Sector Index (ticker: SPBMU5UP), an index that tracks the telecommunications sector of developed global markets outside the United States.


Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - State Street Global Markets, LLC
  • Inception Date - 07/16/2008
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – IST
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – IST.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.50%

Top Holdings

Name Weight Shares Held
Telefonica Sa 17.07%72,533
Vodafone Group 15.95%845,924
Deutsche Telekom 5.66%45,951
France Telecom 5.57%26,351
Kon Kpn Nv 4.92%33,851
Ntt Docomo 3.80%305
Nippon Tel&Tel Cp 3.67%10,300
Softbank Corp 3.20%15,900
Kddi Corp 3.02%66
Rogers Communications Inc 2.93%11,016

Other Telecommunication ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Sector Index Fund (IYZ)ishares0.48%
iShares S&P Global Telecommunications Sector Index Fund (IXP)ishares0.48%
Powershares Dynamic Telecommunications & Wireless Portfolio ETF (PTE)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
ProShares Ultra Telecommunications ETF (LTL)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares UltraShort Telecommunications ETF (TLL)ProShares ETFs0.95%
SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF (IST)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.50%
Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF (VOX)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.25%
WisdomTree International Communications Sector Fund (DGG)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.58%


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