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ETF / What ETFs - May 2017

ETF Selection May 2017

The ETF selection below is based on the historical data, in 3 month period (01. Feb 2017 - 30. Apr 2017).

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Selection criterias:

  1. ETF have existed at least two years, and has minimum 50M in AUM
  2. Non-leveraged, maximum yield (specific threshold/range), minimal volatility
  3. Most, or least aligned to one of the pre-defined indexes, using correlation table(s)


MCHIiShares MSCI China9.31%
EWYiShares MSCI South Korea Capped7.55%
GXCSPDR S&P China ETF7.23%
PGJPowerShares Golden Dragon China ETF7.01%
GMFSPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific ETF5.63%

APAC ETF May - 2017

Consumer Discretionaries

INCOEGShares India Consumer ETF6.82%
VCRVanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF3.52%
XLYConsumer Discret Sel Sect SPDR ETF3.35%
RTHMarket Vectors Retail ETF3.32%
RCDGuggenheim S&P 500 Eq Wt Cons Discr ETF3.28%
RXIiShares Globl Consumer Discretionary3.06%
IYCiShares US Consumer Services2.90%

Consumer Discretionaries ETF - May 2017

Consumer Staples

PSLPowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Mom ETF6.80%
IYKiShares US Consumer Goods6.47%
KXIiShares Global Consumer Staples6.01%
VDCVanguard Consumer Staples ETF5.66%
RHSGuggenheim S&P 500 Eq Wt Cons Stapl ETF5.23%

Consumer Staples ETF - May 2017


GEXMarket Vectors Global Alt Energy ETF2.57%


FEEUBarclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Europe 5010.40%
HEDJWisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity ETF10.23%
VGKVanguard FTSE Europe ETF9.03%
EWPiShares MSCI Spain Capped7.25%
IEURiShares Core MSCI Europe5.77%
DFEWisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend ETF5.34%
EZUiShares MSCI Eurozone4.14%
FIEUCredit Suisse FI Enhanced Europe50 ETN2.85%

EU ETF - May 2017


IYGiShares US Financial Services6.34%
VFHVanguard Financials ETF5.71%
IYFiShares US Financials5.25%
KIESPDR S&P Insurance ETF4.99%
IAIiShares US Broker-Dealers & Secs Exchs3.82%
KRESPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF3.02%
IATiShares US Regional Banks2.89%

Financials ETF - May 2017


IHFiShares US Healthcare Providers10.01%
PPHMarket Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF9.85%
IHEiShares US Pharmaceuticals7.26%
FBTFirst Trust NYSE Arca Biotech ETF7.16%
VHTVanguard Health Care ETF6.98%
PTHPowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum ETF6.80%
XBISPDR S&P Biotech ETF6.64%
BBHMarket Vectors Biotech ETF6.59%
IHIiShares US Medical Devices6.50%
IYHiShares US Healthcare5.86%
RYHGuggenheim S&P 500 Eq Weight HC ETF5.69%
PJPPowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals ETF5.48%
XLVHealth Care Select Sector SPDR ETF4.92%
IXJiShares Global Healthcare3.13%

Healthcare ETF - May 2017

Real Estate

REMiShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped4.89%
REZiShares Residential Rel Est Capped4.11%
VNQIVanguard Global ex-US Real Estate ETF3.74%
IYRiShares US Real Estate2.29%
GQREFlexShares Glbl Quality Real Estate ETF1.84%
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT1.39%

Real Estate ETF - May 2017


IGViShares North American Tech-Software8.72%
RYTGuggenheim S&P 500 Eq Wt Technology ETF6.69%
IXNiShares Global Tech6.55%
MTKSPDR Morgan Stanley Technology ETF6.53%
VGTVanguard Information Technology ETF6.36%
IYWiShares US Technology6.13%
IGMiShares North American Tech5.93%
SMHMarket Vectors Semiconductor ETF4.79%
FDNFirst Trust Dow Jones Internet ETF3.49%

Technology ETF - May 2017


XLUUtilities Select Sector SPDR ETF6.17%
IDUiShares US Utilities5.91%
VPUVanguard Utilities ETF5.84%
JXIiShares Global Utilities5.62%
IGFiShares Global Infrastructure4.77%
GIISPDR S&P Global Infrastructure ETF4.63%
RYUGuggenheim S&P 500 Eq Wt Utilities ETF4.32%

Utilities ETF - May 2017


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