ETF offers first-time access to Israel’s capital market…
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A new iShares equity index ETF from BlackRock’s product offering has been tradable on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Thursday, 21 January.
Name: iShares TA-25 Israel UCITS ETF
Asset class: equity index ETF
Total expense ratio: 0.6 percent
Distribution policy: accumulating
The “iShares TA-25 Israel UCITS ETF” enables investors to participate for the first time in the performance of stock corporations from Israel via Xetra. The TA-25 reference index comprises the 25 largest blue chip companies in terms of market capitalisation that are traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE).
The international derivatives exchange Eurex, part of Deutsche Börse Group, has been offering an index futures contract based on the TA-25 since June 2014.