FXB - CurrencyShares British Pound Ster ETF

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
134.05
+0.58 (+0.43%)
At close: 3:59PM EST
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Previous Close133.47
Open133.69
Bid0.00 x 0
Ask0.00 x 0
Day's Range133.65 - 134.07
52 Week Range118.33 - 134.07
Volume43,170
Avg. Volume80,133
Net Assets210.38M
NAV131.49
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield0.00%
YTD Return9.10%
Beta (3y)-23.68
Expense Ratio (net)0.40%
Inception Date2006-06-21
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