In 2002, the SPDR Straits Times Index ETF (ES3) transformed Singapore’s fund industry by introducing low-cost, diversified access to the local economy.
Supported by key partners, including FTSE Russell, a LSEG Business, SPH Media, and the Singapore Exchange, the SPDR Straits Times Index ETF has become the largest and most actively traded equities ETF in the market.1
First, Largest, and Most Actively Traded
The SPDR Straits Times Index ETF is the first, largest and most actively traded Singapore ETF on the SGX today.1
Fund at a Glance
The largest Singapore Equities ETF with over S$1 billion in Assets Under Management and the largest fund tracking the Singapore stock market in the world1
Diversified exposure to the top 30 eligible companies listed on the SGX in a single transaction
Lowest bid-ask spread among all Equities ETF listed on the SGX in 20211
Leverages expertise from key partners FTSE Russell, a LSEG Business, SPH Media Group, and the Singapore Exchange
Aiming to pay dividends every 6 months, providing invest a potential regular stream of income
Investing in to the SPDR Straits Times Index ETF is as easy as grabbing coffee from your favourite kopitiam. Investors can access the Fund with a minimum investment of just 1 unit through a number of channels ranging from a traditional brokerage account or a CPF Investment Scheme provider:
Directly through your securities account
The SPDR Straits Times Index ETF is flexible and easy to trade. Investors can buy and sell them like shares during Singapore trading hours, typically through a stock broker or a bank.
Through regular saver plan
For those who do not wish to risk timing the market, you may consider investing regularly (usually monthly) through a regular saver plan if your bank or broker offers such an option.
Through CPF Investment Scheme
The SPDR Straits Times Index ETF is an eligible investment under the CPF Investment Scheme, thus you have an option to invest in the Fund using your CPF savings, which may potentially help enhance your retirement nest egg.
Through Supplementary Retirement Scheme
In addition, you can invest in the SPDR Straits Times Index ETF through the Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS). It is a voluntary scheme to encourage individuals to save for retirement, over and above their CPF savings
Backed by an ETF and Indexing Leader
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 2
In assets globally across State Street SPDR ETFs 3
SPDR ETFs globally across all major asset classes 3
Designed with Local Market Experts
The SPDR Straits Times Index ETF tracks the performance of the Straits Times Index — which is a globally recognized benchmark that is considered to be the market barometer for Singapore’s economy. Learn more about the market experts managing the index below.
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 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.
3Source: Bloomberg as of period end 31 December 2021. State Street Global Advisors is the 3rd largest global manager of ETFs with approximately US$1.205 trillion in total global ETF assets.
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Diversification does not ensure a profit or guarantee against loss.
Index Provider Disclaimer: The SPDR® Straits Times Index ETF (the “ETF”) has been developed and offered in Singapore solely by State Street Global Advisors Singapore Limited, a capital markets services licensee in Singapore. The ETF is not in any way connected to or sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by the London Stock Exchange Group plc and its group undertakings, including FTSE Russell (the trading name of certain of the LSE Group companies). The role of FTSE Russell is only as Index Provider of the Index in respect of the ETF. FTSE Russell does not carry out regulated activities in Singapore and is not regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
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All forms of investments carry risks, including the risk of losing all of the invested amount. Such activities may not be suitable for everyone.
There can be no assurance that a liquid market will be maintained for ETF shares.
The prospectuses in respect of the offer of the units (the "Units") in the SPDR® Straits Times Index ETF, SPDR® S&P 500 ETF Trust and SPDR® Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust (the "Funds") are available and may be obtained upon request from State Street Global Advisors Singapore Limited ("SSGA", Company Registration number: 200002719D). Investors should read the prospectus before deciding whether to acquire Units in any of the Funds. The value of Units and the income accruing to such Units may fall or rise. Units in the Funds are not obligations of, deposits in, or guaranteed by, SSGA or any of its affiliates. An investment in Units is subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of the principal amount invested. Past performance figures are not necessarily indicative of future performance of the Funds. Investors have no right to request SSGA to redeem their Units while the Units are listed. It is intended that holders of Units may only deal in their Units through trading on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited ("SGX-ST") of NYSE Arca Inc. (“NYSE Arca”) or any of the other exchanges where the Funds are listed. Listing of the Units on the SGX-ST of the NYSE Arca or any other exchange does not guarantee a liquid market for the Units.
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