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HSBC Exchange Traded Funds – HSBC S&P Bric 40 ETF

HSBC Exchange Traded Funds – HSBC S&P Bric 40 ETF

Type: Exchange traded fund

Aim: Growth by tracking the performance of the S&P Bric 40 index

Minimum investment: One share – negotiable with stockbroker

Investment split: 100% tracking the performance of the S&P Bric 40 index

Place of registration: Dublin

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Annual 0.6%

Commission: None

Tel: 08456 076 144

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