RBC International Index Currency Neutral Fund

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State Street Global Advisors (Montreal)

Investment Objective

To provide long-term capital growth, while minimizing the exposure to currency fluctuations between foreign currencies and the Canadian dollar, by tracking the performance of its benchmark through investment in units of the RBC International Equity Index ETF.

Fund Details

Series: A
Fund Code: RBF559
Load Structure: No Load
Currency: CAD
Inception Date: Oct, 1998
Series A NAV $: 9.72
Series A MER %: 0.62
  • FTSE Developed ex North America Hedged 100% to CAD Index

  • Income Distribution: Annually
    Capital Gains Distribution: Annually
    Sales Status: Open
    Minimum Investment $: 500
    Subsequent Investment $: 25

    Notes: Fund's investment objective changed effective June 30, 2017.


    Performance Analysis as of  December 31, 2018

    Growth of $10,000

    Returns and Quartile Ranking
    Calendar Returns %

    Trailing Return %

    Portfolio Analysis

    Asset Mix

    Top Ten Holdings
    Top Ten Holdings % Assets
    Nestle SA 1.8
    Novartis AG 1.3
    Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 1.2
    HSBC Holdings PLC 1.2
    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 1.2
    Toyota Motor Corp 1.1
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 1.0
    Total SA 0.9
    BP PLC 0.9
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC B 0.8
    % Assets
    Total % of Top Ten Holdings 11.3
    Total Number of Stock Holdings 1,482
    Total Number of Bond Holdings 0
    Total Number of Other Holdings 6
    Total Number of Holdings 1,488
    Equity Style
    P/B Ratio 1.3
    P/E Ratio 11.4
    Avg. Mkt Cap. $Bil 38.4
    Top Geographic Allocations
    % Assets
    Eurozone 27.8
    Japan 24.6
    United Kingdom 15.5
    Europe (Ex Eurozone) 12.9
    Asia (Developed) 9.6
    Australia 6.8
    United States 1.1
    Middle East 0.5
    Europe (Emerging) 0.5
    Asia (Emerging) 0.4
    Other 0.2
    Canada 0.1
    Latin America 0.0
    Global Equity Sectors
    % Equity
    Financials 19.0
    Industrials 14.2
    Consumer Discretionary 11.3
    Consumer Staples 11.1
    Health Care 10.4
    Materials 7.6
    Information Technology 7.1
    Energy 5.6
    Telecommunications Services 5.5
    Utilities 3.3
    Real Estate 3.3
    Other 1.6

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