Vanguard lists four new low-cost ETFs

Vanguard has today listed four new ETFs on the London Stock Exchange, expanding its LSE-listed range to 13 ETFs and providing further diversification opportunities across global developed equity markets

  • Vanguard FTSE Developed World UCITS ETF uses an index-sampling strategy to invest in stocks of large and mid-size companies in 25 developed markets.
  • Vanguard FTSE 250 UCITS ETF holds all, or nearly all, of the 250 mid-cap UK stocks that make up the FTSE 250 Index.
  • Vanguard FTSE Developed Europe ex UK UCITS ETF holds large- and mid-cap stocks from 15 developed continental European markets.
  • Vanguard FTSE North America UCITS ETF uses an index-sampling strategy to invest in large- and mid-cap stocks of the United States and Canada.

All of the ETFs hold physical securities and track free-float adjusted, market-capitalisation-weighted FTSE indices.

Since launching its first European ETFs in May 2012, Vanguard has gathered more than US $10 billion in assets under management.

In keeping with Vanguard's commitment to offering high-quality investments at low cost, the ongoing charges figures (OCFs) for its suite of UCITS ETFs range from 0.07% to 0.29%, compared with a European industry asset-weighted average of 0.35% (source: ETFGI). OCFs for Vanguard’s new ETFs range from 0.10% to 0.18%