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The fund has been designed to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of the S&P/TSX Equal Weight Global Gold Index, net of expenses.
The fund invests in and holds the constituent securities of the index in the same proportion as they are reflected in the index.
The S&P/TSX Equal Weight Global Gold Index is a subset of securities which are constituents of the S&P/TSX Global Mining Index.
The index is designed to provide investors an investable index of global securities involved in the production or extraction of gold.
Constituents are subject to additional size and liquidity screening.
Each constituent security is allocated a fixed weight rather than a market capitalization weight.
|Category (main)||Global Equity: Sector-specific - Gold|
|Category (other)||Commodities - Gold|
|Underlying Index||S&P/TSX Equal Weight Global Gold Index|
|ETF Structure||Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs|
|Asset Class||Equity: Sector-specific - Gold|
|Sub-Asset Class||Commodities - Gold|
|ETF Home Page||Available here|
|Inception Date||Nov 14, 2012|
|Significant Currency Exposure||Yes|
|Management Expense Ratio (MER)||0.63%|
|Exchange||TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)|
|Eligibility *||RRSP, RRIF, RESP, TFSA, DPSP, RDSP|
|DRIP available **||Yes|
|PACC Plan available **||Unknown|
|SWP available **||Unknown|
* 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: