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Equity AUM managed globally by State Street Global Advisors 3
Expertise 40 Yrs
Indexing and portfolio experience 3
Managed by the same team that runs the largest, most liquid ETF in the world, the SPDR S&P 500 UCITS ETF offers investors access to the largest companies in the US, covering approximately 80% of the available market capitalisation.4
The S&P 500 is regarded as a proxy for the US equity market and it is the only stock market benchmark serving as an economic indicator in The Conference Board Leading Economic Index. It has stood for US stock market performance in that context since 1968.4 And for European investors who would like to minimise currency risk, we offer a EUR-hedged share class available on German, Italian and Swiss exchanges.
We also offer ETFs that give access to mid and small cap US stocks, following the S&P 400 U.S. Mid Cap, and Russell 2000 U.S. Mid Cap indices.
We offer a range of ETFs with global exposures based on the MSCI Modern Index Strategy. The range gives investors access to both developed and emerging markets in the MSCI ACWI Investable Market Index (IMI) and the MSCI ACWI index, as well as the MSCI World Index for a purely developed exposure.
For more targeted global exposure based on market capitalisation, the MSCI World Small Cap Index can offer diversification, sector and factor tilting as well as broad global exposure.
We offer three ways to gain exposure to emerging markets through our UCITS ETF range.
The SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF offers broad exposure to emerging markets in Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.
If you are looking to target emerging market exposure in Asia, including China, South Korea, Taiwan and India, then our EM Asia ETF focuses on this region.
Finally, our Emerging Markets Small Cap ETF offers exposure to smaller companies in emerging markets. This exposure can deliver diversification, lower correlations and the opportunity to invest in innovative smaller businesses around the world.
Our European exposure offers access to large and mid-cap companies that make up the broad MSCI Europe Index and then two subsets of this index for more focussed exposure.
The MSCI EMU Index (European Economic and Monetary Union) captures large and mid-cap representation across the 10 developed Markets countries in the EMU. These include Austria, Belgium. Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain.
The MSCI Europe Small Cap Index offers access to smaller companies across 15 developed market countries in Europe. This exposure can offer diversification and lower correlations to a portfolio.
For single country exposure outside of the US, we offer access to UK and Japanese equities through a variety of options.
For UK exposure: The FTSE UK All Share represents over 98% of UK capitalisation and aggregates the FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and FTSE Small Cap indices. SPDR has two share classes offering different income treatment, either distributing or accumulating.
For Japan exposure: The MSCI Japan Index is designed to reflect the large and mid-cap segments of the Japanese market. We also offer a EUR currency-hedged exposure in order to access the returns of the Japanese market while mitigating currency risk.
1 Frequent trading of ETFs could significantly increase commissions and other costs such that they may offset any savings from low fees or costs. 2ETFs managed by State Street Global Advisors have the oldest inception dates within the US, Hong Kong, Australia, and Singapore. State Street Global Advisors launched the first ETF in the US on 22 January 1993; launched the first ETF in Hong Kong on 11 November 1999; launched the first ETF in Australia on 24 August 2001; and launched the first ETF in Singapore on 11 April 2002. 3 Source: State Street Corporation, as at 30 June 2019. 4 Source: S&P Dow Jones Indices - S&P 500® The Gauge of the Market Economy.
SPDR ETF is the exchange traded funds ("ETF") platform of State Street Global Advisors and is comprised of funds that have been authorised by European regulatory authorities as open-ended UCITS investment companies. SPDR ETFs may not be available or suitable for you.
ETFs trade like stocks, are subject to investment risk, fluctuate in market value and may trade at prices above or below the ETFs net asset value. Brokerage commissions and ETF expenses will reduce returns.
Changes in exchange rates may have an adverse effect on the value, price or income of an investment. Further, there is no guarantee an ETF will achieve its investment objective.
SHARES IN THE FUNDS OF THE SPDR® ETF SICAV, SSGA SPDR ETFS EUROPE I AND SSGA SPDR ETFS EUROPE II PLC MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR OR SUITABLE FOR YOU. THE VIEWS EXPRESSED IN THIS SITE DO NOT CONSTITUTE INVESTMENT ADVICE. INDEPENDENT ADVICE SHOULD BE SOUGHT IN CASES OF DOUBT. NEITHER THE INFORMATION NOR ANY OPINION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE CONSTITUTES A SOLICITATION OR OFFER TO BUY OR SELL SHARES OF THE FUNDS OR ANY OTHER FINANCIAL INSTRUMENT.
Standard & Poor's®, S&P® and SPDR® are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC (S&P); Dow Jones is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC (Dow Jones); and these trademarks have been licensed for use by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC (SPDJI) and sublicensed for certain purposes by State Street Corporation. State Street Corporation's financial products are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by SPDJI, Dow Jones, S&P, their respective affiliates and third party licensors and none of such parties make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in such product(s) nor do they have any liability in relation thereto, including for any errors, omissions, or interruptions of any index.
SPDR ETFs may be offered and sold only in those jurisdictions where authorised, in compliance with applicable regulations.
Information related to Mexico
This information does not constitute and is not intended to constitute marketing or an offer of securities and accordingly should not be construed as such. The Funds referenced herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the Mexican Securities Market Law (Ley del Mercado de Valores) and may not be publicly offered or sold in the United Mexican States. Disclosure documentation related to any of the aforementioned Funds may not be distributed publicly in Mexico and shares of the Funds may not be traded in Mexico.
You should obtain the Prospectus and Key Investor Information Document (KIID) relating to specific SPDR ETFs and read them carefully prior to investing. For further information and the Prospectus/KIID describing the characteristics, costs and risks of SPDR ETFs, download a Prospectus or KIID here, talk to your financial advisor, or obtain it from your local SSGA office.