Investment Capabilities

SPDR Sector ETFs

SPDR offers a wide range of UCITS-compliance sector ETFs covering World, US and Europe exposures. With more than $300 billion in sector ETF AUM, SPDR is a global leader in sector investing.


Q3 Sector Picks


Our Quarterly Sector Picks

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Getting Active with Sectors


Harness the Power of Sector ETFs

What’s the role of sector indices in risk, pricing and active returns? S&P DJI’s Tim Edwards joins Rebecca Chesworth of SPDR ETFs to explore how and why some investors are getting active with sectors.

Around half of variation in stock returns can be attributed to sector trends.

Tim Edwards, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Sector Effects in the S&P 500®, March 2019.


The Basics of Sector Investing


Selective Market Exposure


Dispersion Between Sector Returns


Risk Management


Idea Implementation


Implementing Sector Investing


Harnessing the Power of Sector Investing Through ETFs

Investing in sectors can align portfolios with broader market trends, giving exposure to specific factors and styles.

Sectors are particularly well suited to target certain economic variables and, when accessed through ETFs, investors can implement macroeconomic views simply and cost-effectively.2

  • Sectors offer a selective exposure with opportunities to potentially benefit from significant return dispersion
  • Investing in sectors can provide a better means of capturing thematic trends than individual stocks
  • ETFs are attractive tools for implementing economic and broader market views