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Blackrock – iShares Barclays Finland Treasury Bond ETF

Blackrock – iShares Barclays Finland Treasury Bond ETF

Type: Exchange traded fund

Aim: Growth by tracking the Barclays Finland Treasury Bond index

Minimum investment: Negotiable with stockbroker

Investment split: 100% tracking the Barclays Finland Treasury Bond index

Place of registration: Dublin

Charges: Annual 0.2%

Commission: None

Tel: 0845 357 7000


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