ETF Research and Analysis

by Daniel Sotiroff
IShares Global 100 is a globally diversified fund that holds some of the largest and most liquid multinational stocks listed around the world. The fund limits its holdings to 100 stocks, and the fact that its underlying   Read more 

Bull Case

This fund is globally diversified across multiple developed markets.
The portfolio’s market-cap-weighted approach helps minimize turnover and transaction costs.
The fund’s holdings are focused on large multinational firms that have globally diversified revenue streams, which makes them less susceptible to country-specific risks. Read more 

Bear Case

The fund can hold only 100 stocks, which limits its diversification.
The portfolio’s holdings are concentrated among the largest multinationals, which can introduce some firm-specific risk.
The fund’s selection universe and criteria limit its exposure to mega-cap companies. Read more 

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