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Understanding fund names

A fund's name tells us a lot about the investment opportunity - check out our quick guide to understanding exchange-traded fund (ETF) and index mutual fund names. Our ETFs are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange, Deutsche Börse, and Borsa Italiana.

July 21, 2022

CSIF (CH) MSCI Europe Equity ESG Blue UCITS ETF 

Fund name component
What it means
CSIF Credit Suisse Index Fund
(CH) Where the fund is registered (Switzerland)
MSCI External provider of the index
Europe Where portfolio companies are based
Equity Type of fund (equity: invests in stocks)
ESG1 The index incorporates environmental, social, and governance criteria
Blue Securities lending not allowed
UCITS "Undertakings for the collective investment in transferable securities" 
ETF Exchange-traded fund

1 ESG stands for environmental (E), social (S), and governance (G). For further information about the ESG investment criteria and the sustainability-related aspects of the fund please consider the legal and regulatory documents of the fund (such as, e.g., the prospectus) and visit credit-suisse.com/esg. In addition to sustainability-related aspects, the decision to invest in the fund should take into account all objectives and characteristics of the fund as described in its prospectus, or the information which is to be disclosed to investors in accordance with applicable regulations.

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