iShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF company info

What does iShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF do?
iShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF (NYSEARCA:HAWX) is an exchange-traded fund focusing on providing investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of its underlying index, the MSCI ACWI ex USA US Dollar Hedged Index. This index offers exposure to a broad range of international equities from developed and emerging markets, excluding the United States, while mitigating exposure to fluctuations between the value of the U.S. dollar and non-U.S. currencies. The fund aims to achieve this through the use of foreign currency forwards and operates with the objective of offering investors a hedge against currency risks that might affect international investment returns. Its projects revolve around capturing the potential growth of international markets while providing a safeguard against currency risks, making it a choice for investors looking to diversify globally without the direct impact of currency fluctuations.
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Is iShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF a public or private company?

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Ownership
Public

What sector is iShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF in?

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Sector
ETF

Where is the head office for iShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF?

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Head Office
San Francisco, United States

What year was iShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF founded?

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Year Founded
2015
What does iShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF specialise in?
/Currency Hedging /Global Investing /Risk Management /Diversification Services /Investment Tracking /Equity Exposure

What are the products and/or services of iShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF?

Overview of iShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF offerings
Tracks ACWI ex USA Hedged Index: HAWX tracks the MSCI ACWI ex USA 100% Hedged to USD Index. This index focuses on large and mid-capitalization developed and emerging market equities from around the world, excluding the United States. The "hedged" part means the fund uses currency futures contracts to mitigate the impact of foreign exchange fluctuations on the value of the underlying holdings.
International Equity Exposure: HAWX provides investors with exposure to a diversified basket of stocks from developed and emerging markets outside the U.S.
Currency Hedging: A key feature of HAWX is its focus on mitigating currency fluctuations. By using currency futures contracts, the fund aims to minimize the impact of changes in foreign exchange rates on the overall return of the ETF.
Passive Management: HAWX passively follows the composition of the underlying index. The fund holds the same companies as the index, in similar proportions. There's no active selection of stocks by fund managers.
Growth Potential: HAWX offers the potential for capital appreciation through the growth of the underlying international companies.
Reduced Currency Risk: The currency hedging strategy aims to reduce the currency risk associated with investing in international stocks. This can be particularly attractive for investors who want exposure to foreign markets but are concerned about the impact of currency fluctuations.