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iShares Global Healthcare ETF (IXJ)

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  • Fri, Jul. 31, 7:52 AM
    • According to Reuters, the value of merger and acquisition deals through July 30 was $436.4B, including 14 deals worth over $5B apiece. Although down from June's torrid pace of $546.8B, it still ranks as the seventh busiest month on record. Leading the pack was Teva's $40.5B purchase of Allergan's generic drugs business.
    • The top investment bank in terms of the total value of transactions was Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), involved in 35 deals worth $148.8B, including half of the top ten. JP Morgan (NYSE:JPM) was second with 30 deals worth $116.1B while Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) was third with 33 deals valued at $95.9B.
    • Global M&A so far this year is $2.64T, up 41% from last year. The action in the U.S. is up 66%.
    • Energy and healthcare are the leading sectors. There have been 1,557 deals in energy worth $407B. Healthcare is close behind with 1,577 deals worth $395B.
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  • Jun. 28, 2013, 5:31 PM
    After-hours top gainers, as of 5:15 p.m.: VTSS +3%. AMOV +2%. SNFCA +1%. ARNA +1%. IXJ +1%.
    After-hours top losers: IDCC -8%. GLD -3%. TRMR -3%. JKHY -2%. BVN -2%.
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IXJ Description
The iShares S&P Global Healthcare Sector Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of companies that Standard & Poor's deems part of the healthcare sector of the economy and important to global markets, as represented by the S&P Global Healthcare Sector Index. The index is a subset of the Standard & Poor's Global 1200 Index.
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