SMEZ Offers an Opportunity to Diversify European Exposure Amid Market
“As Europe’s economy recovers from a double-dip recession that began in 2008, investors are growing more optimistic about the growth potential of European equities,” said
The SPDR EURO STOXX Small Cap ETF strengthens State Street Global Advisors’ suite of SPDR ETFs designed to provide precise exposure to European equities. Other funds include the SPDR EURO STOXX 50 ETF (Symbol: FEZ) and the SPDR STOXX Europe 50 ETF (Symbol: FEU). Year-to-date, FEZ and FEU have attracted more than
The SPDR EURO STOXX Small Cap ETF seeks to track the performance of the EURO STOXX Small Index. The index consists of a representation of small capitalization companies located within
About SPDR Exchange Traded Funds
SPDR ETFs are a comprehensive family spanning an array of international and domestic asset classes. SPDR ETFs are managed by
1Source: Stoxx, Zephyr StyleAdvisor, SSgA. Euro Stoxx & Euro Stoxx Small, Mid, and Large indexes used as proxies. As of 3/31/2014.
Index returns are unmanaged and do not reflect the deduction of any fees or expenses. Index returns reflect all items of income, gain and loss and the reinvestment of dividends and other income.
Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.
Diversification does not ensure a profit or guarantee against loss.
ETFs trade like stocks, are subject to investment risk, fluctuate in market value and may trade at prices above or below the ETFs net asset value. Brokerage commissions and ETF expenses will reduce returns.
Before investing, consider the funds’ investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. To obtain a prospectus or summary prospectus which contains this and other information, call 1-866-787-2257 or visit www.spdrs.com. Read it carefully.
Investments in small-sized companies may involve greater risks than in those of larger, better known companies.
Foreign investments involve greater risks than U.S. investments, including political and economic risks and the risk of currency fluctuations. Non-diversified funds that focus on a relatively small number of securities tend to be more volatile than diversified funds and the market as a whole.
Non-diversified funds that focus on a relatively small number of securities tend to be more volatile than diversified funds and the market as a whole.
While the shares of ETFs are tradable on secondary markets, they may not readily trade in all market conditions and may trade at significant discounts in periods of market stress.
The Fund invests by sampling the index, holding a range of securities that, in the aggregate, approximates the full Index in terms of key risk factors and other characteristics. This may cause the fund to experience tracking errors relative to performance of the index.
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