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Largest New ETFs Sorted By Total Net Assets In $US Millions


SSgA Debuts Smart-Beta Country ETFs

On June 12, State Street Global Advisors rolled out six country-focused ETFs tracking “Quality Mix” indexes from MSCI. Each comes with an expense ratio of 0.30 percent.

The MSCI Quality Mix methodology equal-weights three factor indexes targeting the value-weighted, minimum-volatility and quality factors, respectively, for the target market. The intention is to isolate companies that have performed well over time and in different market conditions.

The six ETFs include the following: