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BlackRock launches Saudi Arabia-focused ETF


BlackRock has launched a new iShares ETF with a focus on Saudi Arabian companies on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.

The iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia Capped UCITS ETF (Acc) offers investors in Europe for the first time the opportunity to invest in companies from Saudi Arabia with large to medium market capitalisation. 

The fully replicating ETF tracks the MSCI Saudi Arabia 20/35 index, in which the largest issuer has a maximum weighting of up to 35 percent. The other issuers have a maximum weight of up to 20 per cent. This concept enables a diversified index composition. Earnings of the companies in the ETF are distributed.

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