Behind The Slump In Brazil ETFs [iShares MSCI Brazil Index (ETF), Market Vectors Brazil Small Cap ETF]

brazil2Brazil ETFs have been going through a rough patch for over a year thanks to the nation’s structural problems, the Fed’s QE taper threats, and currency losses among other difficulties.
NYSE:BRAQ March 3, 2014 10:58pm

Behind The Recent Weakness In Brazil ETFs

brazilian-mapOf late, Brazil small-cap ETFs have been hurt more than large caps in the country like (NYSEARCA:EWZ) on slowing economic growth prospects. The Brazilian economy which saw a turnaround following the Fed’s ‘taper hold’ decision in September,
NYSE:BRF November 18, 2013 5:57pm

Are Brazil ETFs Worth A Look?

brazilian-mapThe Brazilian economy finally seems to have turned the corner. This BRIC major and the biggest economy in South America recently got a boost from the Fed’s ‘taper hold’ decision along with several other emerging markets.
NYSE:BRAQ November 5, 2013 1:12pm

Inside The Weakness Of The Brazil ETF

brazilian-mapBrazilian economy, one of the BRIC majors and the biggest economy in South America, has been suffering from severe structural problems including slowing growth, rising inflation (6.27%in July 2013) and widespread socio-political issues for quite sometime.
NYSE:BZF August 29, 2013 3:53pm

A Closer Look Behind The Crash In Brazil ETFs

brazilian-mapBrazil, the largest South American country, has long been in the limelight from a tourism perspective thanks to its beautiful sun-kissed beaches and vibrant nightlife. However, the country has hit some hard times lately and many are now reevaluating
NYSE:EWZ July 2, 2013 3:42pm

A Deeper Look At Brazil’s Commodity Industry

Stephen Simpson: Due to better governance practices and a commodity boom, Brazil’s economy has enjoyed incredible growth over the past 20 years. Brazil is now the largest economy
NYSE:BRAZ December 15, 2012 11:41am

Should Investors Be Concerned About Brazil ETFs? (EWZ, BRAZ, BRF, EWZS, BRAQ)

Eric Dutram: Despite some periods of high volatility and uncertainty, many emerging market ETFs have been strong performers in 2012. Some of the top country ETFs, including those that target nations like China, India and Mexico, have all added double digits on the year,
NYSE:BRAQ December 5, 2012 3:02pm

How To Access Emerging Market Consumers? Think Small Cap ETFs (ECNS, EEMS, EWZS)

Russ Koesterich:  “If everyone in China lengthened their shirt tails by a foot, the textile mills of England would spin for a year.” That’s what one Englishman reportedly said nearly two centuries ago about the prospect of selling to, and profiting from, consumers in emerging markets.

NYSE:ECNS March 28, 2012 2:33pm

Brazil ETF Investing: Five Critical Factors To Consider (EWZ, BRF, EWZS, BRAQ, DBBR)

Stoyan Bojinov:  As interest in emerging markets has accelerated over the past few years, many investors have sought to identify the economies from the developing world that maintain the most significant long-term potential. Many engaging in that search have gravitated towards Brazil, home to an

NYSE:BRAQ March 2, 2012 4:38pm

Brazil Points to a New Sovereign Debt Story (EWZ, BRAZ, BRF, BRAF, EWZS)

Will there be some slowdown in the BRICs and emerging markets for 2012? Yes… But let’s remember: It’s all relative – relative to the fact that those returns will probably be better than those of developed countries. Plus, who can say what dictates an emerging
NYSE:BRAF January 20, 2012 11:25am

Brazil’s $12 billion Plan To Make iPads ‘In Doubt’ (EWZ, EWZS, AAPL)

Larry Levinson: A $12 billion project to have Apple Inc. contractor Foxconn produce the computer company’s iconic iPads in Brazil is running into trouble over tax breaks, labor shortages and infrastructure problems.
NYSE:EWZ October 2, 2011 9:14pm

iShares Announces Launch of Three New iShares Emerging Markets ETFs (EWZS, ECNS, EPHE)

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) today announced that the iShares Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) business, the world's largest provider of ETFs, launched three new iShares emerging markets ETFs
NYSE:ECNS September 29, 2010 1:11pm

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