BlackRock has just launched the new iShares MSCI Russia Capped Index Fund (ERUS) .The new fund launch completes the suite of iShares BRIC single country funds. “BRIC” represents the four largest emerging market countries: Brazil, Russia, India and China.
"The new iShares MSCI Russia Capped Index Fund offers greater precision and access to the 12th largest economy in the world," said Noel Archard, head of U.S. products at iShares, BlackRock.
"It further enhances our large single country iShares ETF lineup to respond to requests from financial advisors and investors for greater precision in implementing their international-focused investment strategies and interest in getting deeper access to emerging market stocks to help diversify portfolios," Archard said in press release.
The iShares MSCI Russia Capped Index Fund is linked to the MSCI Russia 25/50 Index, which is a free-float adjusted market capitalization weighted index designed to measure the performance of equity securities listed on stock exchanges in Russia.