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iShares MSCI EAFE Index ETF (CAD Hedged) - XIN

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 100% Hedged to CAD Dollars Index, net of expenses.

The index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization-weighted Index provided by MSCI that includes securities from Europe, Australasia and the Far East, hedged to Canadian Dollars.

The index includes stocks from Europe, Australasia, the Middle East and the Far East.

The investment strategy of the fund is to invest primarily in shares of a U.S. iShares Fund that seeks investment results that correspond generally to the applicable index and to hedge any resulting U.S. dollar currency exposure back to Canadian dollars.

Invests primarily in the U.S.-domiciled:

Additional Index Information

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

With 914 constituents, the index covers approximately 85% of the free float-adjusted market capitalization in each country.

Key ETF Data

Fundamentals
Category (main) EAFE Equity - Broad Market
Underlying Index MSCI EAFE 100% Hedged to CAD Dollars Index
ETF Structure Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs
Asset Class Equity
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 6 Sept 2001
Total Holdings 1 (931) *
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annual
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure Yes
Currency Hedging Yes

* Holds US-based iShares MSCI EAFE ETF

Fees
Management Fee 0.50%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.51%
Trading Information
Ticker XIN
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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