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iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF - XEF

ETF Overview

EAFE: Europe, Australasia, the Middle East and the Far East.

The fund seeks to provide long-term capital growth by replicating, to the extent possible, the performance of the MSCI EAFE IMI (Investable Market Index), net of expenses.

The MSCI EAFE Investable Market Index is a market capitalization-weighted index provided by MSCI that includes securities from Europe, Australasia and the Far East. The MSCI EAFE Investable Market Index is commonly used as a measure of broad international stock performance.

The investment strategy of XEF is to invest primarily in shares of a U.S. iShares Fund that seeks investment results that correspond generally to the applicable index.

Invests primarily in the U.S.-domiciled:

Additional Index Information

The MSCI EAFE Investable Market Index (IMI), is an equity index which captures large, mid and small cap representation across Developed Markets countries around the world, excluding the US and Canada.

With 3,065 constituents, the index is comprehensive, covering approximately 99% of the free float-adjusted market capitalization in each country.

Key ETF Data

Fundamentals
Category (main) EAFE Equity - Broad Equities
Underlying Index MSCI EAFE Investable Market Index (IMI) (USD) *
ETF Structure Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs
Asset Class Equity - Broad Market
Region EAFE (Europe, Australasia, the Middle East and the Far East)
Issuer iShares Canada by Blackrock
ETF Home Page Available here

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

Fund Facts
Inception Date 10 Apr 2013
Total Holdings 1 (2,557) *
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annual
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure Yes
Currency Hedging No

* Hold US-based iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF

Fees
Management Fee 0.20%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.22%
Trading Information
Ticker XEF
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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