Political Turmoil Poses Risks To Korean ETFs

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From Zacks: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stated recently that the country was close to testing an intercontinental ballistic missile.
NYSE:EWY January 4, 2017 7:48am

Samsung’s Plunge is Hitting Korean ETFs Hard

samsung-logoFrom Zacks Research: Most U.S.-listed Korean ETFs are heavily overweight electronics giant Samsung, and the company's recent decline is flashing danger signs for these funds as a result.
NYSE:EWY September 15, 2016 7:01am

South Korea ETF on Watch as North Korea Launches Multiple Ballistic Missiles

south koreaShares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund ETF (NYSE:EWY) are on watch today, following news that North Korea launched three ballistic missiles off its east coast on Tuesday.
NYSE:EWY July 19, 2016 8:29am

Are EM Stocks Finally Emerging?

emergingmarkets600X300Many investors are wondering if it's time to step back in to emerging market stocks. Heidi Richardson provides her take.
NYSE:EEM November 24, 2015 5:46pm

Country ETFs That Could Enjoy Smooth Trading In The Months Ahead

new etfsSweta Killa:  Commodities across the board, ranging from natural resources to metals, are trapped in a vicious trading circle this year and see no sign of respite. This is especially true, as the Bloomberg Commodity Index has plunged nearly 13% in the year-to-date timeframe.
BATS:INDA August 14, 2015 3:06pm

As Dollar Continues To Strengthen, Time For Hedged Currency ETFs? [WisdomTree Inter Hedged Eq Fund]

dollar etfAs the QE wrap-up started to wreak havoc on international markets, investors in the ETF world felt the brunt of negative currency translation on foreign holdings. Many currencies are slumping against the U.S. dollar, which is having
NYSE:DXJ November 24, 2014 5:49pm

Country ETFs To Watch On Japan’s Monetary Easing [iShares MSCI Taiwan Index (ETF), iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF)]

japanese GDP growthThe Bank of Japan’s surprising increase of its already massive monetary stimulus boosted investor confidence all over the world in early November. This is especially true for Asian stocks which started to wane on the QE closing and the rate

The New Horizons Korean Equity ETF In Focus [iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF), WisdomTree Korea Hedged Equity Fund]

new etfsThough it might be rough trading in the emerging market space, the fact has not deterred issuers from filing or launching new products. While iShares had filed for some funds focused on the emerging markets last month, Horizons has now introduced a fund focused on Korea.
NYSE:EWY March 19, 2014 3:45pm

Deutsche Bank Launches 3 New Hedged ETFs [iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF), iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. (ETF)]

Deutsche BankWith such high levels of volatility in emerging markets, and an increasingly strong U.S. dollar, hedged ETF investing has definitely come into vogue as of late. And this trend could definitely remain
NYSE:DBAW February 2, 2014 1:29pm

The Best ETF Strategies For 2014

etfsUS stocks had a spectacular run in 2013—delivering their best annual performance in more than a decade. At current levels, stocks are not cheap but they are not too expensive either.
NYSE:DBGR January 12, 2014 11:18pm

iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund ETF (EWY): Breaking Down The Trade

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: The iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (NYSEARCA:EWY) recently cleared resistance of a "dirty" downtrend line, and has closed above the 50-day moving average in each of the past two sessions.
NYSE:EWY December 31, 2013 2:49pm

Bullish Price Momentum Is Building For This ETF

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: In yesterday's report, we discussed the bullish price action in iShares MSCI South Korea (NYSEARCA:EWY). In sticking with the Asian theme, today's report will focus on iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWH)
NYSE:EWH December 10, 2013 1:37pm

Bullish Outlook For The Korea ETF (EWY)

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: When stalking stocks and ETFs for potential breakout buy entry, we always prefer to see confirmation on multiple time frames (as opposed to just the daily or weekly chart) because it increases the odds of a successful breakout that follows through to the upside.
NYSE:EWY December 9, 2013 2:17pm

Should You Stuff The Turkey ETF Into Your Portfolio?

turkeyNeena Mishra: Turkey ETF was one of the best performing ETFs last year, with a whopping return of 63%, as global investors continued to pour money into the economy that had shown remarkable resilience to the events in the Euro-zone.
NYSE:EWW November 27, 2013 2:48pm

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