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iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (CAD Hedged) - XSU

ETF Overview

The fund seeks to provide long-term capital growth by replicating, to the extent possible, the performance of the Russell 2000 Index - Canadian Dollars Hedged, net of expenses.

The investment strategy of XSU is to invest primarily in shares of a U.S. iShares Fund (iShares Russell 2000 ETF) 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.

Additional Index Information

The Russell 2000 Index measures the performance of the small-cap segment of the U.S. equity universe. The Russell 2000 Index is a subset of the Russell 3000 Index. It includes approximately 2000 of the smallest securities based on a combination of their market cap and current index membership.

The Russell 2000 is constructed to provide a comprehensive and unbiased small-cap barometer.

Key ETF Data

Fundamentals
Category (main) USA Equity - Small Cap
Underlying Index Russell 2000 Index - Canadian Dollar Hedged
ETF Structure Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs
Asset Class Equity - Small Cap
Region USA
Issuer iShares Canada by Blackrock
ETF Home Page Available here
Fund Facts
Inception Date 14 May 2007
Total Holdings 1 (1,957) *
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annual
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure Yes
Currency Hedging Yes

* The US iShares Russell 2000 ETF has 1,957 holdings (May 2013)

Fees
Management Fee 0.35%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.36%
Trading Information
Ticker XSU
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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iShares US: iShares Russell 2000 ETF

iShares US include this data regarding the iShares Russell 2000 ETF:

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