Investing in Russia ETFs / Russia ETF List
A list of Russia ETFs consists of the Direxion Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares (NYSEARCA: RUSS) and Direxion Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares (NYSEARCA: RUSL) from Direxion which track the DAXglobal Russia Index (-300%) and DAXglobal Russia Index (300%), respectively; the iShares MSCI Russia Capped Index Fund (NYSEARCA: ERUS) from iShares which tracks the MSCI Russia 25/50 Index; the Market Vector Russia ETF (NYSEARCA: RSX) and Market Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA: RSXJ) from Van Eck which track the Market Vectors Russia Index and the Market Vectors Russia Small-Cap Index, respectively; and the SPDR S&P Russia ETF (NYSEARCA: RBL) from State Street SPDR which tracks the S&P Russia Capped BMI Index. In addition, investors interested in investing in Russia ETFs should check out our Russia ADR list (Note: There are still several Russia ADRs trading on the NYSE or the NASDAQ) and Russia closed-end fund list pages along with our Eastern Europe closed-end fund list and Eastern Europe ETF list (region wide) pages for closed-end funds or ETFs with exposure to all of Eastern Europe.
Russia ETF List*
|ETF||Ticker||Mgr / Advisor||Asset Class||Inception||Tracking Index|
|1||Direxion Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares||RUSS||Direxion||Leveraged - Short||2011/05/25||DAXglobal Russia Index (-300%)|
|2||Direxion Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares||RUSL||Direxion||Leveraged - Bull||2011/05/25||DAXglobal Russia Index (300%)|
|3||iShares MSCI Russia Capped Index Fund||ERUS||iShares||Equities - EM||2010/11/10||MSCI Russia 25/50 Index|
|4||Market Vectors Russia ETF||RSX||Van Eck||Equities - EM||2007/04/24||Market Vectors Russia Index|
|5||Market Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF||RSXJ||Van Eck||Equities - Small Cap||2011/04/14||Market Vectors Russia Small-Cap Index|
|6||SPDR S&P Russia ETF||RBL||State Street SPDR||Equities - EM||2010/03/10||S&P Russia Capped BMI Index|
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Russia ETF investors should check out these useful and mostly English news resources for investing in Russian stocks or about the country in general:
- Business New Europe
- Committee for Russian Economic Freedom
- RusBase.com (Russian Startups Going Global)
- Russia Beyond The Headlines
- Russia Insider
- Sputnik International (Russia Edition)
- The Moscow Times
- The St. Petersburg Times
- The Voice of Russia
Note: If you have a good blog or other useful resource for investing in Russia about Russia stocks in general, please let us know as we would be happy to do a link exchange.
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