Posts Tagged ‘NYSEARCA:TUR’

Turkey ETF In Focus On Weak Growth And Political Tensions

September 30th, 2014

turkeyThere seems to be no respite for iShares MSCI Turkey ETF (NYSEARCA:TUR) – the sole ETF focusing on politically torn Turkey. The fund has been bleeding for the past two months and in fact has been the worst performing fund Read more…


Turkey ETF In Focus On Political Worries

July 11th, 2014

turkeyTurkey – a member among the Fragile Five group of emerging nations – seems to be quite sensitive to internal as well as external shocks. Read more…


Country ETFs To Avoid On Oil Price Spike

July 2nd, 2014

oil etfsSweta Killa: Crude oil prices have been rising over the past few months and are now hovering above the triple-digit mark thanks to geopolitical tensions in the Middle East. A strained relation between the West and Russia for invading Ukraine as well as uncontrollable  Read more…


Can The Turkey ETF Make New 2014 Highs?

June 5th, 2014

turkeyThe year 2014 has proven lucky for the Turkey ETF, which has added about 19% so far in the time frame. First, election euphoria and then some market-friendly measures helped the fund to take one lap after another this year. Turkey is scheduled for a key national election this August. Read more…


Can The Turkey ETF Continue To Rally?

April 27th, 2014

turkeyTurkey ETF was the best performing country ETF in 2012 with a stupendous 63% return courtesy of its ability to remain largely unscathed to the events in the Euro zone. But this massive improvement Read more…


Can Rate Hikes Save These Emerging Market ETFs?

February 11th, 2014

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 Read more…


How To Profit From The Economic Turmoil In Emerging Markets

February 7th, 2014

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. Read more…


3 Emerging Market ETFs In A Slump

February 4th, 2014

new etfsAlthough emerging markets showed some strength to start the year, last couple of weeks have witnessed extremely rough trading by them. Many in the developing world have seen losses in excess of 5% in just the past week alone, with some losing Read more…


What Happened In Turkey and What Does It Mean

January 29th, 2014

turkey: Last night the CBT hiked rates in the O/N “corridor” and in the primary lending market. Read more…


Worst Performing Equity ETFs Of 2013

January 6th, 2014

new etfsThe year 2013 was rock solid for the global equity market and the ETFs world thanks to investor appetite for riskier assets, Fed easy money policies, solid earnings growth and improving global economies conditions. Read more…


3 ETFs To Buy For 2014

December 30th, 2013

etfs etfsDavid Banister:  The best time to buy cheap is when you are afraid to bring up your ideas around the water cooler at work for fear of the peer laughter. Our work centers on looking for oversold conditions and crowd behavioral anomalies Read more…


Should You Stuff The Turkey ETF Into Your Portfolio?

November 27th, 2013

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. Read more…


Turkey ETF Drops On Surprise Central Bank Move

August 22nd, 2013

turkeyA rough stretch for emerging markets is apparently continuing in the tail end of August, as a number of large developing nations are tumbling once more. While the trend has been especially severe in nations like India and Indonesia, Read more…


Sleeping Europe Awakens and Stocks Are About To Explode

August 15th, 2013

europeMike Burnick:  Europe (NYSEARCA:VGK) finally emerged from its longest recession ever. Read more…


Will The Downturn Continue For The Turkey ETF?

June 10th, 2013

turkeyFor much of 2013, the iShares MSCI Investible Market Index ETF (NYSEARCA:TUR) has been a bright spot in the broad European ETF world. The fund saw some significant volatility to start the year, but it rebounded nicely after February Read more…


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