IShares MSCI Switzerland Capped EWL offers exposure to large- and mid-cap stocks in Switzerland. Although it covers 85% of the country's investable market capitalization, the fund has fewer than 40 holdings and is heavily Read more
The fund's largest holdings are large multinational firms.
Defensive holdings anchor the portfolio and have made the fund less volatile than the MSCI Europe Index. These holdings may also hold up better during periods of market turbulence. Read more
A strengthening dollar can diminish the return of the fund, even if its holdings appreciate in value.
The fund's holdings are trading at higher valuations than the MSCI Europe Index's constituents.
This concentrated portfolio introduces significant company-specific risk. Read more