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Vanguard FTSE Developed Asia Pacific Index ETF - VA

ETF Overview

The fund seeks to track, to the extent reasonably possible and before fees and expenses, the performance of a broad Asia Pacific equity index that focuses on developed Asia Pacific markets.

Currently, this Vanguard ETF seeks to track the FTSE Developed Asia Pacific Index (or any successor thereto).

It invests directly or indirectly primarily in large-and mid-capitalization stocks of companies located in developed Asia Pacific markets.

Invests primarily in the U.S.-domiciled:

Additional Index Information

The FTSE Developed Asia Pacific Index is a market capitalization-weighted index representing the performance of large- and mid-capitalization stocks in developed Asia Pacific markets.

Key ETF Data

Category (main) Far Eastern Equity - Broad Market
Underlying Index FTSE Developed Asia Pacific Index
ETF Structure Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs
Asset Class Equity
Region Asia
Issuer Vanguard Investments Canada
ETF Home Page Available here
Fund Facts
Inception Date June 30, 2014
Total Holdings 840
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure Yes
Currency Hedging No
Management Fee 0.23%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.23% *

* 2015

Trading Information
Ticker VA
Exchange TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)
Currency CAD
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.

Current Price, Fund Performance, Yield, NAV, Charts etc

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ETF at TMX ETF at Morningstar