iShares Canada Opens the Market

TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Karrie Van Belle, Managing Director, Blackrock Asset Management Canada joined Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange, to open the market to launch five new funds: iShares FactorSelectTM MSCI Canada Index ETF (XFC),  iShares FactorSelectTM MSCI USA Index ETF (XFS), iShares FactorSelectTM MSCI EAFE Index ETF (XFI), iShares FactorSelectTM MSCI USA Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) (XFA) and iShares FactorSelectTM MSCI EAFE Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) (XFF).  iShares Funds are managed by BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited. BlackRock provides investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. As of August 31, 2015, BlackRock had 98 ETFs listed on Toronto Stock Exchange, with a combined market cap of almost $53 billion. XFC, XFS & XFI commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on September 28, 2015 and XFA & XFF commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on October 2, 2015. For more information please visit www.blackrock.com.

SOURCE TMX Group Limited

Image with caption: "Karrie Van Belle, Managing Director, Blackrock Asset Management Canada joined Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange, to open the market to launch five new funds: iShares FactorSelectTM MSCI Canada Index ETF (XFC), iShares FactorSelectTM MSCI USA Index ETF (XFS), iShares FactorSelectTM MSCI EAFE Index ETF (XFI), iShares FactorSelectTM MSCI USA Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) (XFA) and iShares FactorSelectTM MSCI EAFE Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) (XFF). iShares Funds are managed by BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited. BlackRock provides investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. As of August 31, 2015, BlackRock had 98 ETFs listed on Toronto Stock Exchange, with a combined market cap of almost $53 billion. XFC, XFS & XFI commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on September 28, 2015 and XFA & XFF commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on October 2, 2015. For more information please visit www.blackrock.com. (CNW Group/TMX Group Limited)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151007_C8583_PHOTO_EN_516126.jpg

For further information: please visit www.blackrock.com.


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