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FE Risk Scores

Instrument 1y(%) Growth FE Risk Score
iShares MSCI World UCITS ETF Inc 6.2
Cash n/a
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Investment objectives

iShares MSCI World UCITS ETF (Inc) is an exchange traded fund (ETF) that aims to track the performance of the MSCI World Index as closely as possible. The ETF invests in physical index securities. The MSCI World Index offers exposure to stocks from developed countries world wide which comply with MSCI's size, liquidity, and free float criteria. The index is free float market capitalisation weighted. iShares ETFs are funds managed by BlackRock. They are transparent, cost-efficient, liquid vehicles that trade on stock exchanges like normal securities. iShares ETFs offer flexible and easy access to a wide range of markets and asset classes


performance chart
-1.0 -3.1 +1.0 +6.2 +42.3 +62.0 +26.9 +5.5 +4.3 +9.2
  BidOfferCurrencyYear HighYear LowDateEPICCodeISINCodeCiticodeSEDOLNews
pdf ISHARES MSCI WORLD UCITS ETF INC CHF 33.85 CHF 34.71 29.92 29-Oct-2014 n/a IE00B0M62Q58 CNY0 n/a company announcements
pdf ISHARES MSCI WORLD UCITS ETF INC JPY 3872.77 JPY 4024.36 3336.16 29-Oct-2014 n/a IE00B0M62Q58 K0H7 n/a company announcements
pdf ISHARES MSCI WORLD UCITS ETF INC USD 35.82 USD 37.51 33.27 29-Oct-2014 IDWR IE00B0M62Q58 RX65 B1CDGF0 company announcements
pdf ISHARES MSCI WORLD UCITS ETF INC EUR 28.07 EUR 28.76 24.46 29-Oct-2014 n/a IE00B0M62Q58 RX66 n/a company announcements
pdf ISHARES MSCI WORLD UCITS ETF INC GBP 22.18 GBP 22.89 20.40 29-Oct-2014 IWRD IE00B0M62Q58 RX67 B0M62Q5 company announcements
Detailed fund information
Fund type Exchange Traded Fund
Sector Equity - International
Asset ClassEquity
Open/Closed to new business Open
Fund size £4,779.6m / $7,718.6m (30-Sep-14)
Launch date28-Oct-2005
Dividends p.a.4
Pricing frequencyDaily
Distributor statusFund distributor status
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Sector
Ireland Equity Equity - International
Largest holdings, 30-Sep-2014
Holding (%) Rank Holding (%) Rank
Regional weightings, 30-Sep-2014
Region (%) Rank  
USA55.541 55.54% USA
Japan8.242 8.24% Japan
Others7.153 7.15% Others
UK7.124 7.12% UK
Canada4.085 4.08% Canada
Switzerland4.006 4.00% Switzerland
France3.877 3.87% France
Germany3.428 3.42% Germany
Australia3.119 3.11% Australia
Netherlands2.0610 2.06% Netherlands
Spain1.4111 1.41% Spain
Sector weightings, 30-Sep-2014
Sector (%) Rank  
Financials20.381 20.38% Financials
Information Technology13.082 13.08% Information Technology
Health Care12.423 12.42% Health Care
Consumer Discretionary11.614 11.61% Consumer Discretionary
Industrials11.055 11.05% Industrials
Consumer Staples9.916 9.91% Consumer Staples
Energy9.347 9.34% Energy
Materials5.498 5.49% Materials
Telecommunication Services3.519 3.51% Telecommunication Services
Utilities3.0810 3.08% Utilities
Others0.1311 0.13% Others

Price total return performance figures are calculated on a mid price to mid price basis. Performance figures are shown in fund’s native currency unless otherwise specified with gross income (dividends) reinvested.

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  1y 3y
Volatility 8.88 11.89
Alpha n/a n/a
Beta n/a n/a
Sharpe 0.96 1.20
Info Ratio n/a n/a
R2 n/a n/a

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 30 / 125 19 / 96
Quartile 1 1


Asset allocation

US Equities, 55.54%
55.5400% ofUS Equities
Japanese Equities, 8.24%
8.2400% ofJapanese Equities
International Equities, 7.15%
7.1500% ofInternational Equities
UK Equities, 7.12%
7.1200% ofUK Equities
Canadian Equities, 4.08%
4.0800% ofCanadian Equities
Swiss Equities, 4.00%
4.0000% ofSwiss Equities
French Equities, 3.87%
3.8700% ofFrench Equities
German Equities, 3.42%
3.4200% ofGerman Equities
Australian Equities, 3.11%
3.1100% ofAustralian Equities
Dutch Equities, 2.06%
2.0600% ofDutch Equities
Spanish Equities, 1.41%
1.4100% ofSpanish Equities

Sector analysis


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