iShares MSCI World Index ETF (XWD.TO)


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Investment Trusts/Mutual Funds
Toronto Stock Exchange

The fund holds a comprehensive portfolio of large- and midcap stocks from developed countries. The fund captures the developed world well by covering 85% of the market capitalization. It allocates more heavily towards US companies, with the remainder scattered among European and Asian countries. Note that changes are likely to occur in allocations over time. Its portfolio provides highly diversified exposure to the developed markets. Overall, if you want to combine your domestic and international equity exposure into one fund and want to avoid emerging markets risk, XWD may be an option for you. The index is rebalanced quarterly.