New Barclays ETFs Offer Exposure to Alternative Energy and China

June 25, 2008 ( - Barclays Global Investors has announced the launch of four new iShares exchange traded funds (ETFs) that offer exposure to alternative energy and broad exposure to China.

According to the announcement, the new funds and corresponding expense ratios are:

  • iShares S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund (ticker: ICLN), 0.48%;
  • iShares S&P Global Nuclear Energy Index Fund (ticker: NUCL), 0.48%;
  • iShares S&P Global Timber & Forestry Index Fund (ticker: WOOD), 0.48%; and
  • iShares FTSE China (HK Listed) Index Fund (ticker: FCHI), 0.74%.

The iShares FTSE China (HK Listed) Index Fund currently holds approximately 90 large- and mid-cap companies (H shares or Red Chip), the announcement said.

More information about the funds can be obtained by visiting .