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The fund seeks to track, to the extent reasonably possible and before fees and expenses, the performance of a broad emerging markets index.
Currently, this Vanguard ETF seeks to track the FTSE Emerging Index (or any successor thereto).
It invests directly or indirectly primarily in stocks of companies located in emerging markets.
FTSE Emerging Markets indices are part of the FTSE Global Equity Index Series (GEIS).
The series includes large and mid cap securities from advanced and secondary emerging markets, classified in accordance with FTSE's transparent Country Classification Review Process.
The FTSE Emerging Index provides investors with a comprehensive means of measuring the performance of the most liquid companies in the emerging markets.
It comprises 22 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Russia.
|Category (main)||Emerging Markets Equity - Broad Market|
|Underlying Index||FTSE Emerging Index|
|ETF Structure||Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs|
|Asset Class||Equity - Broad Market|
|Issuer||Vanguard Investments Canada|
|ETF Home Page||Available here|
|Inception Date||Nov 29, 2011|
|Significant Currency Exposure||Yes|
|Management Expense Ratio (MER)||0.54% *|
|Exchange||TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)|
|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.
To view the TSX or Morningstar fund page for this ETF click on the Fund Data menu tab or below: