OPEC ETFs Crushed By Oil Crash: What Next? [iShares Trust, Market Vectors Gulf States(ETF), United States Oil Fund LP (ETF)]

new etfsAmong various other reasons, the oil crash probably traumatized the global economy the most in the second half of this year. Sluggish demand thanks to a soft macroeconomic backdrop in some developed regions including the Euro zone and China, booming oil
NASDAQ:QAT December 8, 2014 5:35pm

Three Funds to Track the World’s Strongest Markets [Market Vectors Egypt Index ETF, NASDAQ:GULF, NYSEARCA:EGPT, NYSEARCA:MES]

three 3My article from two weeks ago, "This Market Is Weak in the Knees," generated quite a few questions for our mailbag. Many people are looking for "alternatives" to the U.S. equity
NASDAQ:GULF May 8, 2014 10:47am

Global X Files For A Saudi Arabia ETF [WisdomTree Trust, PowerShares MENA Frontier Countris Prt]

middle eastAfter a slew of launches in 2013 from Global X, including SuperDividend U.S. ETF (DIV) and MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF (MLPX) among others, it appears as though the company is now setting
NASDAQ:GULF February 17, 2014 6:44pm

How Frontier Market ETFs Surged As EMs Plunged [Market Vectors Gulf States(ETF), Claymore/BNY Mellon Frontier Markets ETF]

middle eastPast few months have been quite ugly for emerging market ETFs. The start of QE tapering coupled with slowing growth in China has made foreign investors nervous about these investments. 
NASDAQ:GULF February 12, 2014 5:01pm

Invest In the Middle East With This ETF [Market Vectors Gulf States(ETF)(NYSEARCA:MES)]

middle eastSeveral emerging markets are finding the going difficult in the face of Fed’s taper implemented in January 2014. This has caused massive outflow of cheap money from the developing nations. In fact, these countries are trying every means to lure foreign capital.
NYSE:MES February 10, 2014 6:14pm

Why You Should Consider Gulf Market ETFs?

middle eastRising interest rates in the US, strengthening US dollar and improving domestic economy have hurt the near-term outlook for emerging markets. As a result, many emerging markets ETFs have tumbled in the last few weeks.
NYSE:MES June 25, 2013 1:04pm

MVIS Licenses GDP-Weighted Indices To Van Eck Global To Underlie ETFs

etf-news7Market Vectors Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS - www.marketvectorsindices.com) today announced the licensing of the Market Vectors GDP Africa Index (MVAFKTR) and the Market Vectors GDP GCC Index (MVMESTR) to Van Eck Global,
NYSE:AFK June 24, 2013 12:36pm

What Would War Between Israel and Syria Do To The Global Economy?

syriaWar is a horrible thing.  Just ask anyone that has ever been in the middle of it.  And in this day and age governments around the world possess weapons of such incalculable power that war should be
NYSE:DIA May 5, 2013 9:29pm

Market Vectors Changing Underlying Indexes of Its Africa Index ETF (AFK) and Gulf States Index ETF (MES)

van eck globalEffective on or about June 21, 2013, the Market Vectors Africa Index ETF (NYSEARCA:AFK) will begin tracking a new benchmark, the Market Vectors® GDP Africa Index (MVAFKTR). At the same time, the Market Vectors Gulf States Index ETF (NYSEARCA:MES) will also begin
NYSE:AFK April 19, 2013 1:01pm

3 Countries With Some Of The Highest Employment Rates; ETFs To Play

Carolyn Pairitz: The evolution of the ETF universe has spawned dozens upon dozens of innovative offerings that make it easy and cost-effective to tap into strategies and asset classes that were previously out-of-reach for mainstream investors, including global markets. 
NYSE:ASEA December 18, 2012 1:30pm

Middle East ETFs: More Different Than You Might Think

Eric Dutram: If there is one region of the world where investors can usually agree on the economic fundamentals, it has to be the Middle East. The area is world-famous for its
NYSE:MES October 15, 2012 11:32pm

Using ETFs To Play These 9 Markets In Limbo

Carolyn Pairitz: The FTSE Group, one of the leading indexing firms, recently announced the results of its Annual Country Classification Review, the process by which global equity markets are classified as Developed, Advanced Emerging, Secondary Emerging or Frontier using a scale

Five ETFs For Fiscally-Sound Emerging Markets (IDX, EPU, MES, ECH, RSXJ)

Stoyan Bojinov: The aftermath of the most recent financial crisis has yet to be fully resolved as much of the developed world is still plagued by the weight of its own debt. In Europe, lawmakers are struggling to ensure stability as many of the largest economies in the region
NYSE:ECH July 26, 2012 12:49pm

Emerging Market ETFs: 6 Surprising Standouts In A Hectic Month (GUR, SCIF, RSX, EMFT, EGPT, MES)

Daniela Pylypczak: Throughout the past couple of years, investors have witnessed just how far and how deep the Euro Zone’s debt crisis has spread throughout the global financial
NYSE:EGPT June 3, 2012 11:40pm

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