SPDR SPY ETF (ASX:SPY)
The SPDR SPY ETF is the oldest ETF in the world and provides exposure to the 500 largest US-listed shares. These 500 shares represent approximately 80% of the total market capitalisation of the US stock market.
What does the SPY invest in?
The S&P 500 Index is made up of the largest companies listed on United States stock exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ. By seeking to track the performance of the S&P 500, SPY provides exposure to some of the biggest names in the world like Microsoft, Visa and Johnson & Johnson.
What do investors use SPY for?
The SPY ETF can be used by Australian investors to get exposure to a broad basket of the largest companies in the United States of America. These companies are some of the largest, most diverse and successful companies in the world. The S&P 500 index is often considered the best gauge of large-cap American shares.
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