iShares Core funds are designed to provide comprehensive, diversified investments across the most relevant asset classes for the core of Canadian investors’ portfolios with management fees ranging from 0.05% to 0.25% allowing you to potentially save 0.57% to 1.42% depending on the exposure.¹ That's a lot of coverage for a very low price. Explore the suite of funds using the interactive graphic below.

XIC XEI bg-can-equities-2 bg-can-equities-3 bg-can-equities-4 XSH XQB XLB XSQ bg-can-fixed-1 bg-can-fixed-3 bg-can-fixed-4 XFH XAW XEF XEC bg-can-int-1 bg-can-int-2 bg-can-int-3 XUS XSP XUU XUH bg-canus-equities-1 bg-canus-equities-2 bg-canus-equities-4

Canadian Equities

EXPOSURE TICKER MGMT
FEES (%)
Broad MarketXIC0.05
IncomeXEI0.20

Canadian Fixed Income

EXPOSURE TICKER MGMT
FEES (%)
Broad BondXQB0.12
Short BondXSQ0.12
Short CreditXSH0.12
Long BondXLB0.18

U.S. Equities

EXPOSURE TICKER MGMT
FEES (%)
Large CapXUS0.10
Large Cap
(CAD-Hedged)
XSP0.10
Total MarketXUU0.07*
Total Market
(CAD-Hedged)
XUH0.07*

International Equities

EXPOSURE TICKER MGMT
FEES (%)
Developed BroadXEF0.20
Developed Broad
(CAD-Hedged)
XFH0.20
Emerging Markets
Equity
XEC0.25
World ex-CanadaXAW0.20

CANADIAN EQUITIES
Go broad with our Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF (XIC) or seek long-term capital growth with our high quality dividend stock fund (XEI).

CANADIAN FIXED INCOME
Bonds can have a place in any portfolio, whether you're a Millennial or nearing retirement. We have funds focusing on high quality broad (XQB), short term (XSQ and XSH) or long duration bonds (XLB).

U.S. EQUITIES
Maximize your US exposure with our Core S&P Total Market Index ETF (XUU) or narrow your focus to 500 of the largest names with our Core S&P 500 Index ETF (XUS). Hedge your currency in both exposures with XUH and XSP.

INTERNATIONAL EQUITIES
iShares Core ETFs are an easy way to invest in international stocks. Consider adding a broad range of emerging market stocks (XEC), broad developed International markets (XEF), or diversify your exposure to the world outside Canada in a single fund (XAW).


1 Based on a comparison between the projected MERs of all Core Series iShares ETFs and the Series F asset weighted MERs for the comparable CIFSC mutual fund categories. Series F CIFSC MERs sourced form Investor Economics Insight Monthly Update, July 2013.

* Effective January 12, 2016 the fund reduced its management fee from 0.10% to 0.07%.

iShares® ETFs are managed by BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investing in iShares ETFs. Please read the relevant prospectus before investing. The funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Tax, investment and all other decisions should be made, as appropriate, only with guidance from a qualified professional.

XLB, XSH, XSQ and XQB are not in any way sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by, FTSE TMX, FTSE, the London Stock Exchange Group companies (the “Exchange”) or TSX INC. (“TSX” and together with FTSE TMX, FTSE and the Exchange, the “Licensor Parties”). The Licensor Parties make no warranty or representation whatsoever, expressly or impliedly, either as to the results to be obtained from the use of the Index and/or the figure at which the said Index stands at any particular time on any particular day or otherwise. The Index is compiled and calculated by FTSE TMX and all copyright in the Index values and constituent lists vests in FTSE TMX. The Licensor Parties shall not be liable (whether in negligence or otherwise) to any person for any error in the Index and the Licensor Parties shall not be under any obligation to advise any person of any error therein. “TMX” is a trade mark of TSX Inc. and is used under licence. “FTSE®” is a trade mark of the FTSE International Limited in Canada and is used by FTSE TMX under licence.”

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MSCI® and EAFE® are trademarks of MSCI, Inc. (“MSCI”). XEC, XEF, XAW and XFH are permitted to use the MSCI mark and, as applicable, the EAFE mark pursuant to a license agreement between MSCI and BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A., relating to, among other things, the license granted to BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. to use the indices. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. has sublicensed the use of these trademarks to BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited. XEC, XEF, XAW and XFH are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by MSCI and MSCI makes no representation, condition or warranty regarding the advisability of investing in XEC, XEF, XAW and XFH.

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