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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:
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.
|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
|Inception Date||10 Apr 2013|
|Total Holdings||1 (2,557) *|
|Significant Currency Exposure||Yes|
* Hold US-based iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF
|Management Expense Ratio (MER)||0.22%|
|Exchange||TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)|
|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.
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