The high-fliers and the laggards

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 16 January, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 16 January, 2011, 12:00am

High turnover

iShares FTSE A50 China Index ETF (2823) Tracks the top 50 A-share stocks by market capitalisation.

Daily turnover: HK$1 billion

db x-trackers CSI300 Index ETF (3049) Tracks a more diverse A-share index constituting 300 stocks.

Daily turnover: HK$435 million

Tracker Fund of Hong Kong (2800) Created by the government, the mother of Hong Kong ETFs. Tracks the Hang Seng Index.

Daily turnover: About HK$390 million

Hang Seng H-Share Index ETF (2828) Tracks the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index.

Daily turnover: HK$295 million

WISE - CSI 300 China Tracker (2827) The A-share fund also replicates the performance of the CSI300 index.

Daily turnover: HK$91 million

Low turnover

db x-trackers CSI300 Health Care Index ETF (3057) Tracks A shares in health care sector.

Daily turnover: HK$14 million

SPDR Gold Trust (2840) Straight-up fund for enthusiasts of the yellow metal backed by physical gold.

Daily turnover: HK$6 million

ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund (2821) Offers exposure to local-currency-denominated bonds.

Daily turnover: US$1 million

Lyxor ETF Japan (Topix) (2814) Tracks a broad Japanese equities index. For those who are bullish on Japan.

Daily turnover: HK$53,000

db x-trackers FTSE Vietnam ETF (3087) Gives exposure to otherwise closed Vietnamese equities market.

Daily turnover: HK$29 million