Yuanta/ P-shares MSCI Taiwan ETF

Fund Characteristics

Name of Fund Yuanta/ P-shares MSCI Taiwan ETF
Fund Type ETF comprising only domestic securities
Underlying Index MSCI®Taiwan Index
Stock Code 006203
Listing Taiwan Stock Exchange
Regulator Securities and Futures Bureau
Issuer/Manager Yuanta Securities Investment Trust Co., Ltd.
Technical Advisor None
Custodian First Bank
Management Style Passive
Investment objective Closely track the performance of MSCI Taiwan Index (before fees and expenses)
Issue of Units Scripless, units held in the Depository and not available for withdrawal in physical form
Depository Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation
Maximum subscription size None
Net Asset Value (NAV) Net asset value will be calculated based on the market value of the assets of the Fund after income and expenses accrual. It will be announced after 4 pm on each dealing day.
Total Expense Ratio (TER) TER includes Management fee, Custodian fees, index license fees, transmission fees, etc. Such expenses will be accrued daily and subtracted from the NAV. TER is approximately 50 bp.
Voting rights The Manager will act in the unitholders' interest and exercise voting rights for the shares held in the Fund.
Annual report The Manager will prepare annual report within 2 months after the end of each accounting year. The annual report will be signed by the Manager and the Custodian and certified by the accountants.
Distribution Dividends are calculated on evaluation day(30th June and 31st December).
Trading in the Secondary Market
Buy/sell Through any licensed securities broker
Account Opening Need to open a securities trading account with a brokerage house
Commission Same as for ordinary stocks – varies by broker but no higher than 0.1425% of the consideration
Board lot 1,000 units
Trading time Trading hours of the Taiwan stock Exchange: 9:00 – 13:30
Tax 0.1% levied on the sale of the units, lower than 0.3% levied on the sale of stocks
Price relationship with the index None
Bid/ask spread NTD 0.01 if the price of the unit is below NTD 50 NTD 0.05 if the price of the unit is above NTD 50
Limit up and down 10%, same as that for stocks
Information Disclosure
  • Estimated NAV per unit every 15 seconds (disclosed by the issuer)
  • Trading price of the Fund and the 5 best bid/ask prices and volumes (disclosed by TWSE)
Margin Trading
  • Available on listing
  • Short selling under margin trading is exempted from the up-tick rule (which requires short sales to take place at no lower than the previous day's closing price)
  • Investors should check with his/her broker to see if there is any quota available before executing short-selling
Creation and Redemption in the Primary Market
Creation and redemption Creation – to subscribe for units of the Fund using index baskets and cash component Redemption – to redeem units of the Fund for index baskets and cash component
Portfolio Composition File (PCF) Details of index baskets for creation and redemption will be disclosed through the fund issuer'a website to all market participants
Order input time 9:00 – 15:30 on each dealing day
Tax No tax is levied on creation or redemption
Creation Unit / Redemption Unit 500,000 units
Placement of creation and redemption orders Must be through participating dealers
Issue Price / Redemption Price NAV per unit on the day of creation or redemption
Creation consideration / Redemption consideration NAV per unit * number of units applied for in the creation or redemption order
Types of creation
  • Creation
  • Aggregate creation
  • Minimum in-kind creation
  • Creation and sale of ETF on the same day
  • Minimum in-kind creation and sale of ETF on the same day
Types of redemption
  • Redemption
  • Redemption and sale of stocks on the same day
Creation and redemption fee Varies by participating dealers but subject to the limit
  • Creation fee cannot exceed 2% of the creation consideration
  • Redemption fee cannot exceed 1% of the redemption consideration