Seven new ETFs list on Korean stock exchange

May 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Alternatives / Multi-Asset

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Seven new ETFs have been listed on the South Korean Stock Exchange, comprising five from Hanwha and two from KBSTAR.

Seven new ETFs have listed on the Korean stock exchange

The five ETFs from Hanwha track smart beta versions of the KOSPI 200 Index.

The KOSPI 200 is a capitalisation-weighted index of the 200 largest stocks on the Korean stock market, making up 93% of the total market value of the stock exchange.

Each of the new ETFs track indices that re-weight the KOSPI 200 constituents to enhance exposure to a specific factor.

Hanwha ARIRANG 200 Value Tilt ETF (295840 KS) tracks the performance of the KOSPI 200 Value Tilt Index. It has an expense ratio of 30bps.

Hanwha ARIRANG 200 EW ETF (295820 KS) tracks the performance of the equally weighted version of the KOSPI 200. It has an expense ratio of 23bps.

Hanwha ARIRANG 200 Momentum Tilt ETF (295860 KS) tracks the performance of the KOSPI 200 Momentum Index. It has an expense ratio of 30bps.

Hanwha ARIRANG 200 Quality Tilt ETF (295880 KS) tracks the performance of the KOSPI 200 Quality Index. It has an expense ratio of 30bps.

Hanwha ARIRANG 200 LowVOL Tilt ETF (295890 KS) tracks the KOSPI 200 Low-Vol Tilt Index. It has an expense ratio of 30bps.

KBSTAR has issued two fixed income funds.

The KB KBSTAR KTB 10Y Futures ETF (295000 KS) tracks the F-LKTB Indexproviding exposure to the nearest month futures contract on ten-year Korean Treasury bonds. The fund is low cost with an expense ratio of 7bps.

The KB KBSTAR KTB 10Y Futures Inverse ETF (295020 KS) tracks the F-LKTB Inverse Index, providing the inverse daily return of the F-LKTB Index. The fund is also low cost with an expense ratio of 7bps.

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