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Vanguard MSCI U.S. Broad Market Index ETF (CAD hedged) - VUS

ETF Overview

The fund seeks to track, to the extent reasonably possible and before fees and expenses, the performance of a broad U.S. equity index that measures the investment returns of large-capitalization U.S. stocks, which Index is hedged to the Canadian dollar.

Currently, this Vanguard ETF seeks to track the MSCI U.S. Broad Market 100% Hedged to CAD Index (or any successor thereto).

It invests directly or indirectly primarily in stocks of U.S. companies and uses derivative instruments to seek to hedge the U.S. dollar exposure of the securities included in the MSCI U.S. Broad Market Index back to the Canadian dollar.

Additional Index Information

The MSCI USA Broad Market Index captures broad US equity coverage. The index includes 3,209 constituents across large, mid, small and micro capitalizations, representing about 99% of the US equity universe.

Key ETF Data

Fundamentals
Category (main) American Equity - Broad Market
Underlying Index MSCI U.S. Broad Market 100% Hedged to CAD Index
ETF Structure Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs
Asset Class Equity - USA Broad Market
Region USA
Issuer Vanguard Investments Canada
ETF Home Page Available here

* USA is an acronym for Europe, Australasia and Far East

Fund Facts
Inception Date Nov 29, 2011
Total Holdings 3,317
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure Yes
Currency Hedging Yes
Fees
Management Fee 0.15%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.17% *

* 2012

Trading Information
Ticker VUS
Exchange TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)
Currency CAD
Eligibility
Eligibility * RRSP, RRIF, RESP, TFSA, DPSP, RDSP
DRIP available ** Yes
PACC Plan available ** No
SWP available ** No

* Always check eligibility with your plan operator as plans and accounts can differ

** Not all brokers can facilitate these plans. Check with your broker.

Current Price, Fund Performance, Yield, NAV, Charts etc

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ETF Analysis

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