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New iShares ETF on Japanese companies with focus on sustainability launched on Xetra

A new iShares equity index ETF from BlackRock’s product offering has been tradable on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Monday, 23 May….


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Name: iShares Sustainable MSCI Japan SRI EUR Hedged UCITS ETF

Asset class: equity index ETF

ISIN: IE00BYVJRQ85

Total expense ratio: 0.35 percent

Distribution policy: accumulating

Benchmark: MSCI Japan SRI Hedged to EUR Index

The iShares Sustainable MSCI Japan SRI EUR Hedged UCITS ETF allows investors to participate in the performance of Japanese stock corporations with a high sustainability rating. The index only contains companies that have a particularly high EGS rating in the fields of environmental protection, social responsibility and governance. Companies that, for example, generate their revenues from the fields of weapons, nuclear power or tobacco are excluded. In addition, the exchange rate risk to the euro is hedged with one-month currency forward transactions.

The product offering in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment currently comprises a total of 1,140 exchange traded funds. This selection, together with an average monthly trading volume of around €15 billion, makes Xetra Europe’s leading trading venue for ETFs.

 

Source: ETFWorld.co.uk

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