iShares Launch Emerging Markets Small Cap Index Fund

Aug 23 2011

iShares has launched an Emerging Markets Small Cap Index Fund (NYSEArca: EEMS).

The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Small Cap Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI Emerging Markets Small Cap Index.

The fund will charge an expense ratio of 0.69.

EEMS will compete with SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Small Cap ETF (NYSEArca: EWX) and WisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend Fund (NYSEArca: DGS), also targeting the Emerging Market Small-Cap Space.