ETF Report

 Institutions increase ETF holdings

Institutional investors have dramatically upped their use of US-based ETFs over the past five years.

ETF Report

 Nix for QQQQ, but BLDRS declare dividend

At the end of the third quarter, QQQQ will not distribute a dividend, whereas each of the four BLDRS, or Basket of Listed Depositary Receipts will.

Features and News

MSCI’s Footprint Grows

The iShares MSCI EAFE ETF becomes the second largest ETF in the world, surpassing the QQQQs; meanwhile, MSCI targets Japan.

ETF Report

 EAFE adds value and growth

Adding to an already extensive country ETF lineup, Barclays Global Investors launched two new takes on its popular EAFE (Europe, Australasia, and the Far East) iShares (EFA). The iShares MSCI EAFE Growth (EFG) and the iShares MSCI EAFE Value (EFV) funds began trading on the New York Stock Exchange in early August.

Journal Of Indexes

Exchange-Traded Funds Corner

Overview of ETFs around the world

ETFs
Country/Region

Number of
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ETF Report

 ETFR Databank September 2005

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.

Features and News

VIPERs Provide Lowest-Cost International ETF Alternative

Taking a look at the international ETFs are available reveals at least one irrefutable fact...

ETF Report

 ETFR Databank August 2005

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.