iShares MSCI Korea UCITS ETF (Acc) ISIN IE00B5W4TY14, Valor Number 11476344


Strategy of iShares MSCI Korea UCITS ETF (Acc)

Investment strategy

The MSCI Korea (total return) index tracks large and mid cap Korean stocks.

Factsheet EN    KIID EN

MSCI Korea (6)

Equity (809) South Korea (6)


CHF 161.83
Last quote
132.88 52 weeks low/high 179.12
52 weeks low/high

Risk and fees of iShares MSCI Korea UCITS ETF (Acc)


CHF 50 m
Fund size
Fund size category


Physical (Full replication)
Legal structure ETF
Strategy risk Long-only
Fund currency USD

Currency risk

Currency unhedged
Volatility 1 year (in CHF) 17.84% Risk category
Inception Date 24 August 2010
Maximum drawdown
since inception (in USD)
Maximum drawdown period 38 Months


0.65% p.a.
Total expense ratio
0.02% Compare 1.40%
Compare (Equity)

Dividend/ Taxes

Distribution policy Accumulating
Distribution frequency -
Fund domicile Ireland

Legal structure

Fund Structure Corporate entity (SICAV, OEIC, SICAF, others)
UCITS compliance Yes
Fund Provider iShares
Administrator State Street Fund Services (Ireland) Limited
Investment Advisor -
Custodian Bank State Street Custodial Services (Ireland) Limited
Revision Company PricewaterhouseCoopers
Fiscal Year End 31 August
Swiss representative BlackRock Asset Management Schweiz AG
Swiss paying agent State Street Bank International GmbH, Munich, Zurich Branch

Tax Status

Germany Tax transparent
Switzerland ESTV Reporting
Austria Tax Reporting Fund
UK UK Reporting
EU Savings Directive Out of Scope

Replication, swap, securities lending

Indextype Total return index
Swap counterparty -
Collateral manager Bank of New York Mellon
Securities lending Yes
Securities lending counterparty Bank of America Corporation | bank of nova scotia | Barclays Plc | BNP PARIBAS | Citigroup Inc | Credit Suisse Group AG | Deutsche Bank AG | Grupo Santander | HSBC Holdings Plc | JP Morgan Chase & Co | Macquarie Bank Ltd | Morgan Stanley | Nomura | SEB | Société Générale | The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. | UBS AG | UniCredit SpA

Performance of iShares MSCI Korea UCITS ETF (Acc)


1 year: 18.22%
Performance (incl. dividend)
Return in:
YTD 2017 2016 2015 2014
-6.87% 40.19% 10.56% -6.74% -2.47%
1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years
-6.18% -8.85% 6.95% 18.22% 38.04%

Documents for iShares MSCI Korea UCITS ETF (Acc)


Description of iShares MSCI Korea UCITS ETF (Acc)

The iShares MSCI Korea UCITS ETF (Acc) invests in stocks with focus South Korea. The dividends in the fund are reinvested (accumulating).

The total expense ratio amounts to 0.65% p.a.. The fund replicates the performance of the underlying index by buying all the index constituents (full replication). The iShares MSCI Korea UCITS ETF (Acc) is a small ETF with 50m CHF assets under management. The ETF is older than 5 years and is domiciled in Ireland.

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