After a long period without any new exchange-traded funds, Barclays ( BCS) seems to be back in the game. Earlier this month, it listed a bunch of exchange-traded notes that track commodities, and now it's coming back to market with four new funds that track real estate investment trusts. Three track foreign REITs; and of those, two offer more exposure to regional markets than many existing products.
- iShares FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate ex-U.S. Index Fund (IFGL )
- iShares FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Asia Index Fund (IFAS)
- iShares FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Europe Index Fund (IFEU)
- iShares FTSE EPRA/NAREIT North America Index Fund (IFNA)
|A Contrarian Play |
IFEU's top holdings are already so beaten down that it may be a safe bet
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