Can South Korea ETFs Stay Red Hot In 2018? (EWY)

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From Zacks: South Korea's central bank raised interest rates for the first time in more than six years. Economic fundamentals have been strong, with increased exports contributing to GDP growth.
NYSE:EWY December 3, 2017 7:38am

Can South Korea Stocks Return To New Highs? (EWY)

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From Zacks: South Korea's central bank held its benchmark seven-day repurchase rate steady at 1.25%, as expected by 19 economists surveyed by Bloomberg.
NYSE:EWY September 1, 2017 6:34am

Plenty Of Reasons To Remain Bullish On Asia (EWY)

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From Mike Burnick: It's no secret that I'm super-bullish on Asia. And the first half of the year has backed me up: Asian-country ETFs had an impressive first six months with total returns far outpacing their counterparts.
NYSE:EWY July 18, 2017 6:31am

South Korea’s Bullish Breakout Is Now Official

From Taki Tsaklanos: Emerging markets are inches away from a important event: a breakout. InvestingHaven’s research team has written repetitively about the bullish formation in emerging stocks. It has identified 3 key markets as the most bullish ones: India, South Korea and Taiwan (5 Emerging Markets To Buy In 2017 And 2018).
NYSE:EWY May 11, 2017 1:29pm

Korean ETFs Soar On Moon Jae-in Election Win

Lately, elections have resulted in substantial stock market rallies in many countries, first here in the U.S. beginning last November with Trump, then followed by France’s election of Macron, to today’s pop in the South Korean equity market on Moon Jae-in’s victory.
NYSE:EWY May 9, 2017 11:45am

South Korean Stocks Shoot To New All-Time Highs

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From Dana Lyons: Amid geopolitical turmoil, the South Korean Kospi just hit a new all-time high.
NYSE:EWY May 5, 2017 6:14am

Renewed Military Tensions Bring South Korea ETFs Into Focus

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From Zacks: The U.S. Navy’s Carl Vinson carrier strike group, originally stationed near Singapore, was diverted toward the Korean Peninsula on Sunday, April 9, 2017, as Kim Jong Un’s North Korean regime prepares to hold a huge military parade on April 15, 2017. The parade will mark the 105th birth anniversary of its founding president Kim II-Sung.
NYSE:EWY April 11, 2017 10:09am

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

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