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iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund - XBZ

ETF Overview

The fund seeks to provide long-term capital growth by replicating, to the extent possible, the performance of the MSCI Brazil Index, net of expenses.

The investment strategy of XBZ is to invest primarily in shares of a U.S. iShares Fund (iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF) that seeks investment results that correspond generally to the applicable index.

Additional Index Information

The MSCI Brazil 25/50 Index is designed to measure the performance of the large and mid cap segments of the Brazilian market.

It applies certain investment limits that are imposed on regulated investment companies, or RICs, under the current US Internal Revenue Code.

With 80 constituents, the index covers approximately 85% of the free floatadjusted market capitalization in Brazil.

Key ETF Data

Category (main) Brazil Equity - Large & Mid Cap
Underlying Index MSCI Brazil 25/50 Index
ETF Structure Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs
Asset Class Equity - Large & Mid Cap
Region Brazil
Issuer iShares Canada by Blackrock
ETF Home Page Available here
Fund Facts
Inception Date 21 Jan 2010
Total Holdings 1 (83) *
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annual
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure Yes
Currency Hedging No

* The US iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF has 83 holdings (May 2013)

Management Fee 0.75%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.77%
Trading Information
Ticker XBZ
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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iShares US: iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF

iShares US includes a wealth of data on the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF, including: