Four new exchange traded funds from HSBC have been tradable on Xetra and via Börse Frankfurt since Tuesday.
With the HSBC MSCI World UCITS ETF, investors invest in an equity portfolio from 23 industrialised nations worldwide. The MSCI World Index currently comprises 1,540 large and medium-sized companies from various sectors and thus covers around 85 percent of the market capitalisation. Companies from the USA, Japan and Great Britain are most strongly represented in the index.
The HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF offers investors access to large and medium-sized companies from 24 emerging markets. With currently around 1,400 stocks, the MSCI Emerging Markets Index covers 85 per cent of the market capitalisation of each of these countries, with most companies coming from China, Taiwan, South Korea and India. The two sectors, information technology and financial services, are the most heavily represented, at around twenty per cent each.
The HSBC S&P 500 UCITS ETF tracks the performance of the 500 largest listed US companies across the major sectors. The S&P 500 Index is considered an indicator for the development of the entire US equity market.
The HSBC EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF invests in the 50 largest listed companies in the Eurozone by market capitalisation and covers sectors such as technology, industrials and consumer goods.
Distributed income is automatically reinvested in all four HSBC equity index ETFs.
|Name||Asset class||ISIN||Ongoing charges||Distribution policy||Reference index|
|HSBC MSCI World UCITS ETF||Equity ETF||IE000UQND7H4||0.15 per cent||accumulating||MSCI World Index|
|HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF||Equity ETF||E000KCS7J59||0.15 per cent||accumulating||MSCI Emerging Markets Index|
|HSBC S&P 500 UCITS ETF||Equity ETF||IE000JZ473P7||0.09 per cent||accumulating||S&P 500 Index|
|HSBC EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF||Equity ETF||IE000MWUQBJ0||0.05 per cent||accumulating||EURO STOXX 50 Index|
The product offering in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment currently comprises a total of 1,888 ETFs. With this selection and an average monthly trading volume of around €19 billion, Xetra is the leading trading venue for ETFs in Europe.