• EEM
    Barrons.com26 minutes ago

    Are Frontier Investments Better Than Emerging Markets?

    The riskiest developing markets are categorized as “frontier,” which has proved a better investment category than emerging markets in recent years. The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets exchange-traded fund (EEM) is up nearly 12% this year, but the Global X Next Emerging & Frontier ETF (EMFM) is up 23%. The iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF (FM) is flat this year, but the HSBC Frontier Markets Fund (HSFAX) is up 7.5% and the Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF (FRN) is up 6%.

  • EWJ
    CNBC1 hour ago

    Asia markets open mixed, ahead of earnings, BOJ meeting

    Asia markets opened mixed on Thursday, ahead of another earnings-heavy day and the start of the Bank of Japan's two-day policy meeting.