Archive for the ‘NYSE:EPHE’ Category

Emerging Market ETFs Off To A Great Start In 2014

March 23rd, 2014

emerging-marketsInvesting in emerging markets comes with risks in a taper-trodden 2014. These markets enjoyed heavy investment when interest rates were ultra low in the developed world, but things are fated Read more…


Solid Growth Puts Philippines ETF In Focus

February 14th, 2014

PhilippinesEmerging markets (EM) have fallen out of the favor on the Fed’s escalation of the QE taper which has left many investors apprehensive about the near term outlook. Amid such a backdrop, some nations with robust exports and sound macroeconomic Read more…


Megastorm In The Pacific Puts This Philippines ETF In Focus

November 8th, 2013

Typhoon HaiyanAlthough 2013 has been pretty devoid of big natural disasters, a potential megastorm in the Pacific could definitely change that in short order. The ‘super typhoon’ Haiyan is looking to make landfall on Friday in the island nation of the Philippines, Read more…


The iShares MSCI Philippines Investable Market ETF In Focus

October 27th, 2013

PhilippinesSouth-east Asian economies, once the hot-spot for foreign investments, had suffered massive outflows of foreign capital after the start of the taper-talk. These markets have stabilized Read more…


Can Indonesia ETFs Rebound From Recent Weakness?

August 16th, 2013

indonesiaLike many other emerging economies, concerns over Southeast Asia’s largest economy – Indonesia – have been growing since the beginning of the year as the nation is grappling with internal and external economic issues. Already facing the pain from Read more…


This Philippines ETF Has Great Long-Term Growth Potential

July 31st, 2013

PhilippinesRudy Martin: Some of the best investment opportunities pop up out of nowhere. That’s why I watch the whole globe. Even if I’m not ready to move some of my money into a particular trade or investment idea, I almost always have my next Read more…


Here’s Why The Fed’s Stimulus and Stock Market Rally May Continue

June 20th, 2013

bearbull21-150x1501Mike Burnick: Stock-market volatility has spiked, bond-market selling is unprecedented, and investors have only one thing on their mind: When will the Federal Reserve scale back its $3.4 trillion stimulus program? Read more…


Can Anything Stop These Soaring Southeast Asia ETFs?

May 15th, 2013

new etfsThe Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN for short, and their economies have had a long tradition of enticing investors from all over the globe. This is because the market is an attractive destination for domestic and foreign investors Read more…


Positive Factors For The Philippines ETF?

May 10th, 2013

PhilippinesAt a time when the developed economies were in the doldrums, Southeast Asia economies showed strong resilience to the overall downturn. The economies in Southeast Asia steered clear of the slowdown and continued to grow at a pace much brisker Read more…


What’s Wrong With The Malaysia ETF?

May 9th, 2013

malaysiaEmerging market ETF investing has been quite rocky to start 2013. Funds like (NYSEARCA:VWO) and (NYSEARCA:EEM) which dominate the asset base for the emerging world, have seen returns in the red on a year-to-date basis Read more…


The ASEAN Region Has Avoided The Growth Slowdown

May 2nd, 2013

aseanMike Burnick: The world is in the midst of another “growth scare” as has been the case in each of the past three years. Economic data is rolling over in many countries around the globe as negative Read more…


UBS GEM Fund Flows: Investors Shun GEM Funds

April 26th, 2013

money flow: Despite the small recovery in emerging markets in the last week, flows are trading hard, especially the whimsical ETF flows.  ETFs (aka the marginal buyer) have averaged $-1.1 billion on average last 4 weeks. Read more…


The Potential Gain For This Philippine ETF Is Huge

April 18th, 2013

PhilippinesTony Daltorio: While the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index 10% first-quarter gain was great, it wasn’t the world’s best. Read more…


Why This Philippines ETF Remains A Best-In-Class ETF?

April 12th, 2013

PhilippinesWhile most of the developed economies are in the doldrums, the Philippines is one of the few nations that has not only managed to perform well, but has also been able to surge past broad emerging market indexes as well. A number of trends have been responsible for this Read more…


iShares MSCI Philippines Investable ETF Enjoying The Fitch Upgrade

March 31st, 2013

PhilippinesPhilippines finally got the much anticipated “investment grade” rating from Fitch Ratings yesterday. The stock market rejoiced and the ETF tracking the country–iShares MSCI Philippines Investable Market Index (NYSEARCA:EPHE) Read more…


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