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Vanguard FTSE Canada Index ETF - VCE

ETF Overview

The fund seeks to track, to the extent reasonably possible and before fees and expenses, the performance of a broad Canadian equity index that measures the investment return of publicly traded securities in the Canadian market.

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

It invests primarily in the largest Canadian stocks.

Additional Index Information

The FTSE Canada Index is part of a range of indices designed to help North American investors benchmark their investments.

The FTSE Canada index is a market-capitalisation weighted index representing the performance of Canadian large and mid cap stocks.

The index is derived from the FTSE Global Equity Index Series (GEIS), which covers 98% of the world's investable market.

Key ETF Data

Category (main) Canadian Equity - Large & Mid-Cap
Underlying Index FTSE Canada Index
ETF Structure Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs
Asset Class Equity - Large & Mid-Cap
Region Canada
Issuer Vanguard Investments Canada
ETF Home Page Available here
Fund Facts
Inception Date Nov 29, 2011
Total Holdings 78
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure No
Currency Hedging Not applicable
Management Fee 0.09%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.11% *

* 2012

Trading Information
Ticker VCE
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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