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20 Years and Still Roaring

In 2002, the SPDR Straits Times Index ETF (ES3) transformed Singapore’s fund industry by introducing low-cost, diversified access to the local economy.


ES3


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 2021               
  • 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

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How To Invest


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: 






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