Barclays Global Investors (BGI) announced that five new iShares S&P Global Sector Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) began trading September 21 on the New York Stock Exchange. The five sector index funds, all of which sport annual expense ratios of 0.48%. are:

iShares S&P Global Consumer Discretionary(RXI); iShares S&P Global Consumer Staples (KXI); iShares S&P Global Industrials (EXI); iShares S&P Global Utilities (JXI); and iShares S&P Global Materials (MXI).

The new additions bring the total of iShares sector fund ETFs to 31.