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Barclays Global Investors -iShares S&P Global Clean Energy

Barclays Global Investors

iShares S&P Global Clean Energy

Type: Exchange-traded fund

Aim: Growth linked to the S&P Global Clean Energy index

Minimum investment: Subject to negotiation with a stockbroker
Investment split: 100% linked to the S&P Global Clean Energy index

Place of registration: Dublin

Isa link: Yes

Pep transfers: Yes

Charges: Annual 0.65%

Commission: None

Tel: 0845 3577000


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