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iShares S&P Global Financial Index Fund (IXG) - ETF


Charts and data are derived from prices adjusted for both splits and distributions to emphasize total return.

ETF Symbol:
Avg Vol46k
52 wk High68.48
52 wk Low54.49
Inception:Nov 2001
(as of 2017-11-22)
Total Returns:
1 day0.3%
5 day1.1%
1 month-1.0%
3 month5.2%
6 month10.8%
9 month12.9%
1 year22.8%
Compare Funds:
Correlated Group: Financial (View cGroup) (All Groups)


Correlated Funds

Most Directly Correlated
Direxion Financial Bull 3X SharesFAS0.90  
iShares US Financial SvcsIYG0.90  
iShares US FinancialsIYF0.89  
Proshares Ultra FinancialsUYG0.89  
Vanguard FinancialsVFH0.88  
Fidelity MSCI FinancialsFNCL0.88  
Select Sector SPDR Fund - FinancialXLF0.88  
ProShares UltraPro FinancialsFINU0.87  
Guggenheim S&P Equal Weight Financial ETFRYF0.86  
First Trust Financials AlphaDEX FundFXO0.84  
Least Correlated
PowerShares Emerging Mkts Sovereign DebtPCY0.03  
PowerShares Variable Rate Investment Grade PortfolioVRIG0.02  
iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond FuEMB0.02  
Guggenheim Ultra Short BondGSY0.01  
Guggenheim BulletShares 2017 Corporate Bond ETFBSCH0.00  
First Trust Gbl Tactical Commodity StrategyFTGC-0.00  
First Trust Enh Short Maturity ETFFTSM-0.00  
Vanguard Emerg Mkts Govt Bond ETFVWOB-0.01  
iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Index Fund REZ-0.02  
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALL-0.03  
Most Inversely Correlated
ProShares Short S&P 500SH-0.65  
Proshares UltraShort S&P500SDS-0.66  
Proshares Short Russell 2000RWM-0.68  
Direxion Small Cap Bear 3X SharesTZA-0.68  
Proshares UltraShort Dow30DXD-0.68  
ProShares UltraPro Short Dow30SDOW-0.68  
ProShares UltraPro Short Russell2000SRTY-0.68  
ProShares Short Dow 30DOG-0.68  
Proshares UltraShort Russell2000TWM-0.68  
Direxion Financial Bear 3X SharesFAZ-0.89  
These 126 day (6 month) correlations can be considered short term, focusing on recent price movements.
Correlations are only calculated for actively traded funds. As of: 2017-11-17.

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