iShares Rolls Out Commodity-Focused Equity ETFs
iShares, the largest U.S. ETF issuer in terms of both assets and number of funds, continued the aggressive expansion of its product lineup this week with five new products offering exposure to commodity-related stocks. Each of the new ETFs will compete with existing products offering indirect exposure to natural resources through stocks of companies that are engaged in the exploration, production, and sale of various commodities [for updates on all new ETFs, sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]. MSCI Global Agriculture Producers Fund (VEGI) This ETF seeks to replicate a benchmark that consists of global agribusiness stocks, including fertilizer and chemical companies, farm machinery manufacturers, and food and meat packagers. The underlying index consists of about 170 different stocks from a number of developed and emerging markets, with the top country allocations being the U.S. (42%), Canada (14%), and Switzerland (8%). Agribusiness stocks have seen significant interest in recent [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Two Commodity Producer ETFs To Liquidate Global X Debuts Fertilizer ETF (SOIL) Agribusiness ETFs: Comparing All The Options Do You Need A “Pure” Gold Miners ETF? Global X Joins Auto ETF Race
iShares, the largest U.S. ETF issuer in terms of both assets and number of funds, continued the aggressive expansion of its product lineup this week with five new products offering exposure to commodity-related stocks. Each of the new ETFs will compete with existing products offering indirect exposure to natural resources through stocks of companies that are engaged in the exploration, production, and sale of various commodities [for updates on all new ETFs, sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter].  MSCI Global Agriculture Producers Fund (VEGI) This ETF seeks to replicate a benchmark that consists of global agribusiness stocks, including fertilizer and chemical companies, farm machinery manufacturers, and food and meat packagers. The underlying index consists of about 170 different stocks from a number of developed and emerging markets, with the top country allocations being the U.S. (42%), Canada (14%), and Switzerland (8%). Agribusiness stocks have seen significant interest in recent [...]

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