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Emerging market equities for your core

iShares offers the largest and most diversified emerging market (EM) UCITS ETF at the lowest cost.

Capital at risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of the investment and the income from it will vary and the initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed. Unless otherwise stated, all information on this page is correct as at
30 June 2018.

Why iShares for emerging market equities?

Largest emerging market ETF
The iShares Core MSCI EM IMI UCITS ETF is the largest emerging market ETF in the UCITS universe based on assets under management (AUM).
Source: Morningstar.
Lowest cost emerging market ETF
The iShares Core MSCI EM IMI UCITS ETF is the lowest cost emerging market equity ETF in the UCITS universe based on total expense ratio (TER).
Source: Morningstar.
The broadest emerging market ETF
The iShares Core MSCI EM IMI UCITS ETF holds more securities over a broader market cap spectrum than any EM ETF in the UCITS universe.
Source: Morningstar.

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Please refer to the ‘Risks’ section at the end of the page for full explanations of all the fund risks mentioned.
Increasingly seen as the buy-and-hold tool for EM at the core of portfolios, the iShares Core MSCI EM IMI fund is the only UCITS ETF tracking the IMI index. It is bigger, broader, more liquid than its closest competitors and the lowest cost EM ETF in the market, based on AUM, number of securities, 12m ADV and TER.
Risks: Counterparty risk, credit risk, currency risk, derivatives risk, emerging markets risk, equity risk, liquidity risk.
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  • Exposure to over 2,800 large, mid and smallcap emerging market companies
  • Entire market exposure means not missing out on potential growth surprises from often overlooked smaller companies
  • Use at the core of a portfolio to seek long-term growth
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A building block for clients wanting exposure to large and mid cap emerging market companies, the iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF gives you access to a broad range of EM stocks in a large, liquid solution.
Risks: Currency risk, derivatives risk, emerging markets risk, equity risk, liquidity risk.
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  • Exposure to over 1,000 large and mid cap emerging market companies
  • Comprehensive access to stocks across 24 emerging market countries and all sectors
  • Use at the core of a portfolio to seek long-term growth
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Risks

Counterparty Risk: The insolvency of any institutions providing services such as safekeeping of assets or acting as counterparty to derivatives or other instruments, may expose the Share Class to financial loss.

Credit Risk: The issuer of a financial asset held within the fund may not pay income or repay capital to the fund when due. If a financial institution is unable to meet its financial obligations, its financial assets may be subject to a write down in value or converted (i.e. “bail-in”) by relevant authorities to rescue the institution.

Currency Risk: The fund invests in other currencies. Changes in exchange rates will therefore affect the value of the investment.

Derivatives Risk: Derivatives are highly sensitive to changes in the value of the asset on which they are based and can increase the size of losses and gains, resulting in greater fluctuations in the value of the fund. The impact to the fund can be greater where derivatives are used in an extensive or complex way.

Emerging Markets Risk: Emerging markets are generally more sensitive to economic and political conditions than developed markets. Other factors include greater 'Liquidity Risk', restrictions on investment or transfer of assets and failed/delayed delivery of securities or payments to the fund.

Equity Risk: The value of equities and equity-related securities can be affected by daily stock market movements. Other influential factors include political, economic news, company earnings and significant corporate events.

Liquidity Risk: Lower liquidity means there are insufficient buyers or sellers to allow the fund to sell or buy investments readily.

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