December 22, 2011 at 08:00 AM EST
ETF Closures Continue: Global X To Shutter Eight Funds
Global X, the relatively new ETF issuer that has already gathered more than $1 billion in assets, announced that it will close eight of its ETFs in the first quarter of 2012. Each of the ETFs to be closed has struggled to build assets during relatively short times on the market; they all launched at some point during 2011, and most will be less than a year old when they close their doors for good. The ETFs to be closed include: Ticker AUM Inception EMGX $1.9 Jan. 2011 EMVX $2.1 Jan. 2011 MEXS $0.5 May 2011 XOIL $2.5 Mar. 2011 BARN $2.5 Jun. 2011 FISN $1.5 May 2011 EATX $2.9 May 2011 WSTE $1.1 Apr. 2011 Russell Emerging Markets Growth ETF (EMGX) Russell Emerging Markets Value ETF (EMVX) Mexico Small-Cap ETF (MEXS) Oil Equities ETF (XOIL) Farming ETF (BARN) Fishing Industry ETF (FISN) Food ETF (EATX) Waste Management ETF (WSTE) [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: E*TRADE Joins Commission Free ETF Party Global X Launches Farming ETF (BARN) May ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures 2011: A Year Of ETF Firsts Global X Launches Aluminum ETF (ALUM)
Global X, the relatively new ETF issuer that has already gathered more than $1 billion in assets, announced that it will close eight of its ETFs in the first quarter of 2012. Each of the ETFs to be closed has struggled to build assets during relatively short times on the market; they all launched at some point during 2011, and most will be less than a year old when they close their doors for good. The ETFs to be closed include:  Ticker AUM Inception EMGX $1.9 Jan. 2011 EMVX $2.1 Jan. 2011 MEXS $0.5 May 2011 XOIL $2.5 Mar. 2011 BARN $2.5 Jun. 2011 FISN $1.5 May 2011 EATX $2.9 May 2011 WSTE $1.1 Apr. 2011 Russell Emerging Markets Growth ETF (EMGX) Russell Emerging Markets Value ETF (EMVX) Mexico Small-Cap ETF (MEXS) Oil Equities ETF (XOIL) Farming ETF (BARN) Fishing Industry ETF (FISN) Food ETF (EATX) Waste Management ETF (WSTE) [...]

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