HSBC broadens ETF access across European markets

HSBC has launched a new Far East ex Japan ETF and announced the expansion of its range of ETFs available in Germany via Deutsche Börse.

The HSBC MSCI AC Far East Ex Japan Ucits ETF is domiciled in Ireland and listed on both the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse. The fund replicates the performance of the MSCI AC Far East Ex Japan Index, a market cap weighted index that tracks the performance of large and mid cap companies across both emerging and developed Asia.

It will be available in £, € and $,and be registered in the UK, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Austria.

Phil Reid, head of EMEA ETF Distribution at HSBC Global Asset Management said: “The MSCI AC Far East Ex Japan index is an important index providing diversified exposure to the potential growth areas of China – as accessible by the Hong Kong market – Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. HSBC already offers physical exposure to the Asian markets through other ETFs in its range. This recent launch meets client demand and further expands the available choice for investors seeking exposure to these important markets.”

HSBC has also announced the expansion of its range of ETFs available in Germany. It is listing a further 15 emerging and developed market ETFs on the Deutsche Börse.


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