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Four new UBS ETFs launched on Xetra

First ETF on stock corporations from emerging market countries in the area of sustainability…


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Four new exchange-listed equity index funds from the issuer UBS Global Asset Management have been tradable in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment since Monday.

ETF name: UBS ETF-MSCI Emerging Markets Socially Responsible UCITS ETF (USD)
Asset class: equities
ISIN: LU1048313891
Total expense ratio: 0.53 percent
Distribution policy: distributing
Benchmark: MSCI Emerging Markets Socially Responsible Total Return Net Index

The UBS ETF – MSCI Emerging Markets Socially Responsible UCITS ETF (USD) enables investors to participate for the first time in the performance of large and medium-sized companies from 23 emerging market countries, which have a high rating in the area of environmental protection, social responsibility and corporate governance (ESG).

ETF name: UBS ETF (lrl) plc–MSCI EMU Defensive UCITS ETF (EUR)
Asset class: equities
ISIN: IE00BMP3HL79
Total expense ratio: 0.25 percent
Distribution policy: distributing
Benchmark: MSCI EMU Defenive Sectors Capped Total Return Net Index

ETF name: UBS ETF (lrl) plc–MSCI EMU Cyclical UCITS ETF (EUR)
Asset class: equities
ISIN: IE00BMP3HJ57
Total expense ratio: 0.25 percent
Distribution policy: distributing
Benchmark: MSCI EMU Cyclical Sectors Capped Total Return Net Index

The UBS ETF (lrl) plc – MSCI EUM Defensive UCITS ETF (EUR) and the UBS ETF (lrl) plc – MSCI EUM Cyclical UCITS ETF (EUR) provide investors with access to the performance of stock corporations from ten industrialised nations within the European Monetary Union. The reference indices comprise 71 defensive and 166 cyclical large and medium-sized companies respectively, weighted by market capitalisation, which differ in terms of their sensitivity to the business cycle. Cyclical sectors consist of companies whose profits generally increase more rapidly in the upswing than in economically weak phases. Defensive sectors consist of companies whose profits and dividend payments remain stable across the entire business cycle.

ETF name: UBS ETF (lrl) plc–DJ Global Select Dividend UCITS ETF (USD)
Asset class: equities
ISIN: IE00BMP3HG27
Total expense ratio: 0.30 percent
Distribution policy: distributing
Benchmark: Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Total Return Net Index

The UBS ETF (lrl) plc – DJ Global Select Dividend UCITS ETF (USD) enables investors to participate in the performance of 100 stock corporations worldwide with above-average dividend yields. Further selection criteria include dividend growth as well as the company’s willingness to allow shareholders to participate in the profits.

Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment product range currently comprises a total of 1,040 exchange traded funds. This selection, together with an average monthly trading volume of around €10 billion, makes Xetra Europe’s leading trading venue for ETFs.

Source: ETFWorld.co.uk