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New iShares ETF on Xetra tracks US companies in telecommunication


A new iShares exchange-traded fund focussed on the telecommunications sector is now trading on Xetra and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The new equity ETF gives investors the opportunity to participate in the performance of large and medium-sized US telecommunications companies. The benchmark index of the ETF is based on the S&P 500 index and includes stock companies in the sectors telecommunications, media and entertainment.
The weighting of the index components is based on their free float-adjusted market capitalisation, whereby the weighting of the largest index component is limited to 33 per cent. The maximum weighting of the other index components is 19 per cent.  

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