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iShares BRIC Index Fund (CAD Hedged) - CBQ

ETF Overview

The fund seeks to provide long-term capital growth by replicating, net of expenses, to the extent possible, the performance of the BNY Mellon BRIC Select ADR Index CAD hedged.

The Index tracks the performance of companies from Brazil, Russia India and China which trade as American depositary receipts ("ADRs") and/or Global depository receipts ("GDRs") on a U.S stock exchange.

Given that the ADRs underlying the index are U.S.-dollar denominated, the iShares BRIC Index Fund will hedge its exposure to U.S. dollars reduce currency risk.

Companies are selected using a proprietary methodology developed by the Bank of New York Mellon and that several criteria including trading on a U.S. exchange and minimum liquidity, share price and market capitalization levels.

Key ETF Data

Category (main) BRIC Equity - ADRs and GDRs
Category (other)ADRs and GDRs
Underlying Index BNY Mellon BRIC Select ADR Index (CAD) Hedged
ETF Structure Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs
Asset Class Equity - ADRs and GDRs
Region BRIC
Issuer iShares Canada by Blackrock
ETF Home Page Available here
Fund Facts
Inception Date 7 Sept 2008
Total Holdings 78
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure Yes
Currency Hedging Yes
Management Fee 0.60%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.66%
Trading Information
Ticker CBQ
Exchange TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)
Currency CAD
DRIP available ** Yes
PACC Plan available ** Yes
SWP available ** Yes

* Always check eligibility with your plan operator as plans and accounts can differ

** Not all brokers can facilitate these plans. Check with your broker.

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