Can Rate Hikes Save These Emerging Market ETFs? [Ishares Msci Turkey Inv Market Index Fd, iShares MSCI South Africa Index (ETF)]

percent rateThe going was extremely tough for emerging market currencies in 2013 with the WisdomTree Emerging Currency Fund (CEW) shedding about 6% of its value. Steeper decline had been noticed in some currencies like Indian rupee (down 12.6%), Turkish lira
NYSE:CEW February 11, 2014 3:45pm

How To Profit From The Economic Turmoil In Emerging Markets [iShares MSCI South Africa Index (ETF), Ishares Msci Turkey Inv Market Index Fd]

emerging marketsJohn Whitefoot: The long-expected hit to the emerging markets is finally upon us. The fact that the emerging markets are taking a beating isn’t a total surprise; on the other hand, everyone running for the exits is.
NYSE:EZA February 7, 2014 3:17pm

Is The Worst Over For These Emerging Market ETFs? [iShares MSCI South Africa Index (ETF), WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (ETF)]

new etfsU.S. markets haven’t exactly been holding up well to start 2014. Concerns about jobs and the taper have hit American securities, and led to a bit of a sell-off to open up the year.
NYSE:EPI February 5, 2014 4:43pm

Watching Two Key Emerging Markets Currencies

market outlookBill Luby:  With Syria and the Fed grabbing most of the headlines in the last few days, I wonder how many people have emerging markets currencies at the top of their list of concerns. I am guessing few are poring over the likes of India (EPI), Indonesia (EIDO),
NYSE:BZF August 29, 2013 3:19pm

Three Emerging Market ETFs To Avoid

three 3Emerging markets, once the engine of global growth, have been hit hard this year due to feeble demand, lower commodity prices, and struggling currencies.  
NYSE:BKF July 23, 2013 1:30pm

Investors Should Stay Away From The South Africa ETF

south-africa1The global financial turmoil severely tested the mettle of many a developing economy. While many proved their resilience, others were stretched considerably to survive the crisis. In this context, volatility in the financial and commodity
NYSE:EZA May 24, 2013 1:36pm

UBS GEM Fund Flows: Investors Shun GEM Funds

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.
NYSE:EIDO April 26, 2013 3:33pm

Quick Guide To Investing In Africa ETFs (EZA, AFK, EGPT, EIS, SZR, GAF, MES, GULF)

Daniela Pylypczak: When it comes to diversifying a portfolio, many investors turn toward emerging market equities for their lucrative potentials. And while BRIC and other popular Asian nations are usually investors’ top picks to achieve this key exposure, investors may benefit
NYSE:AFK December 6, 2012 12:32pm

A Deeper Look at South Africa’s Commodity Industry (EZA, AU, RIO, BHP, GFI, HMY, SSL)

Stephen Simpson: South Africa is the largest economy of Africa, and it accounts for almost one-quarter of the continent’s GDP. The path to this status has not been an easy one, however, as the country languished under sanctions in the 1980s tied to the government’s apartheid policies.
NYSE:EZA November 7, 2012 3:03pm

South Africa Opportunities For Investors (EZA, GM, TM, RDS.B)

Tim Seymour: Emerging markets have been one the best places for market participants to find investment opportunities in equities, especially in the retail and banking sectors.  In particular in South Africa (NYSEARCA:EZA), firms in these industries have historically been bullet proof;
NYSE:EZA October 9, 2012 2:18pm

What South Africa Means To The Platinum Market (PGM, PPLT, PTM, LPLT, EZA)

Tony Daltorio: Platinum generally receives less attention from investors than other precious metals, but it is rarer than gold or silver. The metal’s physical characteristics have made it important for a wide variety of industrial applications. Its resistance to corrosion, for example,
NYSE:EZA October 2, 2012 10:34am

Time To Exit South Africa ETF? (EZA)

Neena Mishra: Recent violence at a platinum mine in South Africa, which resulted in 34 deaths and scores of injuries, left the country in shock and the investors spooked. The incident actually hits at larger socioeconomic problems that the country faces and the risks
NYSE:EZA August 20, 2012 1:18pm

ETF Daily News: Tuesday, July 31st ETF Movers

In trading on Tuesday, the First Trust South Korea AlphaDEX (NYSEARCA:FKO) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 6.90% on the day. Also up on the day is the
NASDAQ:PSTL July 31, 2012 4:00pm

What Are CIVETS, and Why Are They Important? (GXG, IDX, VNM, EGPT, TUR, EZA)

Slok Carpenter: What are CIVETS anyway? A Goldman Sachs economist coined the term BRIC ten years ago describing the four big emerging markets he predicted would drive global economic growth: Brazil, Russia, India and China.
NYSE:EGPT June 29, 2012 1:53pm

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