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iShares China Index Fund - XCH

ETF Overview

The fund seeks to provide long-term capital growth by replicating, to the extent possible, the performance of an index which is a diversified representation of the Chinese equity market, net of expenses. Currently, XCH seeks to replicate the performance of the FTSE China 25 Index.

The investment strategy of XCH is to invest primarily in shares of a U.S. iShares Fund (iShares FTSE China 25 Index Fund / iShares FTSE China Large-Cap ETF) that seeks investment results that correspond generally to the applicable index.

Additional Index Information

A real-time, tradable index which offers the optimal representation of China blue chip stocks.

It includes the largest 25 Chinese stocks (H Shares, Red Chips and P Chips) listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, ranked by full market capitalisation.

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Constituents are capped at 10% of the total index.

Key ETF Data

Fundamentals
Category (main) China Equity - Large Cap
Underlying Index FTSE China 25 Index
ETF Structure Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs
Asset Class Equity - Large Cap
Region China
Issuer iShares Canada by Blackrock
ETF Home Page Available here
Fund Facts
Inception Date 21 Jan 2010
Total Holdings 1 *
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annual
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure Yes
Currency Hedging No

* The iShares FTSE China 25 Index Fund has 25 holdings (May 2013)

Fees
Management Fee 0.85%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.86%
Trading Information
Ticker XCH
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

To view the TSX or Morningstar fund page for this ETF click on the Fund Data menu tab or below:

ETF at TMX ETF at Morningstar

ETF Analysis

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iShares US: iShares FTSE China 25 Index Fund / iShares FTSE China Large-Cap ETF

iShares US includes a wealth of data on the iShares FTSE China 25 Index Fund / iShares FTSE China Large-Cap ETF, including:

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