Exchange Traded Funds
ABF SG Bond ETF
The ABF Singapore Bond Index Fund will initially invest in a portfolio of high quality, Singapore government and quasi government bonds. It will mirror the basket of bonds in the iBoxx ABF Singapore Bond Index closely. The target tracking error of the fund is set at not more than 0.4% per annum.
DBS STI ETF 100
The DBS Singapore STI ETF will initially invest in a portfolio of Straits Times Index (STI) stocks listed on the Singapore Exchange. It will mirror the performance of the STI closely.
The STI is a market-weighted stock market index based on the performance of the Singapore stock market. It comprises of the most well-known and frequently traded shares on the Singapore Stock Exchange.
Lyxor (group of ETFs)
The Lyxor group of ETFs cover most major market indices ranging from India, Hongkong, Emerging Markets, Japan, Korea, Latin America and more. Lyxor Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are simple and effective tools that help you pilot your investment strategies.
In a single Stock Exchange transaction, they mirror the exact performance of your equity or bond benchmark index. They provide instant exposure to a basket of securities through a single investment tool, which is quoted continuously during local trading hours and therefore easily accessible to small or large size investors.
Investors will gain management efficiency by reducing the time and the cost spent on maintenance of core benchmarked exposure.
SPDR Gold Shares offer investors an innovative, relatively cost efficient and secure way to access the gold market. SPDR Gold Shares are intended to offer investors a means of participating in the gold bullion market without the necessity of taking physical delivery of gold, and to buy and sell that interest through the trading of a security on a regulated stock exchange. The introduction of SPDR Gold Shares was intended to lower many of the barriers, such as access, custody, and transaction costs, that have prevented some investors from investing in gold.
SPDR Gold Shares represent fractional, undivided beneficial ownership interests in the Trust, the sole assets of which are gold bullion, and, from time to time, cash. SPDR Gold Shares are intended to lower a large number of the barriers preventing investors from using gold as an asset allocation and trading tool. These barriers have included the logistics of buying, storing and insuring gold. In addition, certain pension funds and mutual funds do not or cannot hold physical commodities, such as gold, or the derivatives.
Diamonds are shares invested in a portfolio that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA).
They give you ownership in the DIAMONDS Trust, a unit investment trust designed to provide investment results that generally correspond
to price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the DJIA.
SPDRs are shares invested in a portfolio of stocks that are included in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index ("S&P 500 Index").
They give you ownership in the SPDR Trust, a unit investment trust designed to provide investment results that generally correspond
to price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S&P 500 Index.
iShares S&P 500 Index
iShares S&P 500 Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance,
before fees and expenses, of the S&P 500 Index. This index measures the performance of the large capitalization of the U.S. equity market,
representing approximately 77% publicly traded U.S. equity securities.
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Sector Index Fund
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Sector Index Fund
seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the
Dow Jones U.S. Technology Sector Index. This index measures the performance of the technology sector of the U.S. equity market and
consists of 201 stocks (as of December 2007). Component companies include those involved in the development and production of technology
products, including computer hardware and software, telecommunication equipment, microcomputer components, integrated computer circuits
and office equipment utilizing technology.
iShares MSCI Singapore (Free) Index Fund
iShares MSCI Singapore (Free) Index Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance
of publicly traded securities in the aggregate Singapore market, as measured by the MSCI Singapore (Free) Index.
This index consists of 38 stocks (as of December 2007), accounting for approximately 57% of the market capitalization of all
publicly traded stocks in Singapore.
streetTRACKS STI, a member of State Street Global Advisors' family of exchange traded funds worldwide, is Singapore's first locally
created exchange traded fund. It is listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited using the trading name "STI ETF 100".
streetTRACKS is designed to track the Straits Times Index, a popular benchmark in Singapore consisting of some of the largest companies
listed on SGX-ST. With a low investment amount, you can now purchase a diversified portfolio of Singapore stocks.
Please note that this list is non-exhaustive. For more information and the full list of ETFs, please refer to SGX’s website here.