The SPDR® S&P 500® ETF Trust (SPY) closely tracks America’s flagship benchmark the S&P 500 Index, which is designed to measure the performance of the US economy through changes in the aggregate value of 500 stocks representing all major industries.
Three reasons to diversify your portfolio into the US market:
Gain exposure to 500 of the largest US-listed companies across a range of sectors.
Gain exposure to some of the world’s most respected and successful companies, including Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Boeing, Disney and more.
Access industries that are absent or poorly represented in Australia, from Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology to Internet and Semiconductors as well as Aerospace and Railroads.
ETFs may be an attractive holding because they offer:
Our continued innovation in ETFs is driven by our commitment to delivering low-cost, efficient solutions for investors and our more than 40 years of indexing experience.
Creator of the world’s first ETFs 1
in assets globally across State Street SPDR ETFs 2
SPDR ETFs globally across all major asset classes 2
1 ETFs 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 January 22, 1993; launched the first ETF in Hong Kong on November 11, 1999; launched the first ETF in Australia on August 24, 2001; and launched the first ETF in Singapore on April 11, 2002.
2 Source: Morningstar as of period end 30 June 2022. State Street Global Advisors is the one of the largest global manager of ETFs with approximately US$1.01 trillion in total global ETF assets.