Energy Business

International Energy ETF Launch From State Street (STT, IPW)

State_street_ssga_logo_10State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) announced that its State Street Global Advisors unit is launching 10 new SPDR exchange-traded funds, which are supposed to begin trading on the American Stock Exchange today.

SPDR(R) S&P(R) International Energy Sector ETF (AMEX: IPW)       

  • This index includes more than 300 non-US energy companies with market caps of at least $100 million.

These ETF’s are benchmarked to a series of the S&P(R) World ex-U.S. Broad Market Indices, which are market cap weighted with only non-US holdings.  The expense ratio on each of these ten ETF’s is listed as 0.50%.

Jon C. Ogg
July 22, 2008

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