EMB - iShares JP Morgan USD Em Mkts Bd ETF

NasdaqGM - NasdaqGM Real Time Price. Currency in USD
107.27
+0.03 (+0.03%)
As of 1:06PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close107.24
Open107.29
Bid107.25 x 800
Ask107.26 x 800
Day's Range107.22 - 107.44
52 Week Range104.98 - 116.86
Volume1,980,133
Avg. Volume2,886,187
Net Assets13.58B
NAV106.21
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield4.65%
YTD Return-6.28%
Beta (3y)1.45
Expense Ratio (net)0.40%
Inception Date2007-12-17
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  • Scariest part of emerging markets panic for individual investors: They may be the last to sell
    CNBC19 days ago

    Scariest part of emerging markets panic for individual investors: They may be the last to sell

    Emerging markets are in decline, led by currency crises in Turkey and Argentina, but investors are not selling emerging markets funds. Either long-term investors are sticking to their guns or the worst is yet to come.

  • Investment Opportunities in This Environment
    Market Realist24 days ago

    Investment Opportunities in This Environment

    Will the Global Growth Scare Offer Opportunity in Q3 2018? NATALIA GURUSHINA: VanEck CEO, Jan Van Eck, joins me today to discuss his macroeconomic outlook and also to talk about investment opportunities that he finds most interesting in the current environment. The first question is: You were quite bullish on global growth, on commodities, and emerging markets earlier this year.

  • TheStreet.comlast month

    Commodities in Short Term Macro Trading Selloff; Watch the Dollar

    This is reflected in the appreciation of the U.S. dollar, when measured by the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY), which is up 4% over the last three months and almost 9% over the last 6 months. NYMEX Copper futures are entering bearish territory after sliding below $3 per pound in mid-June, their lowest level since 2017, an 18% fall over the last 6 months, reflecting the negative outlook on global growth measured by China's weaker-than-expected industrial production and retail sales growth, and exacerbated by negative headlines from trade wars and sanctions. Copper is sensitive to trade tariffs and emerging markets, which are home to major producing hubs.

  • Barrons.comlast month

    Turkey Crisis Highlights a Better Way to Buy Emerging Market Debt

    The Turkish lira plunged 10% on Friday on investors' worries about the country's financial stability The slide came after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged citizens to convert foreign currencies and gold into lira, and accelerated after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that he was doubling metals tariffs on Turkey. Emerging market bonds fell on the news.

  • Aggregated Approach to Emerging Markets: Can It Ease Volatility?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Aggregated Approach to Emerging Markets: Can It Ease Volatility?

    Could Spike in Volatility Make Emerging Market Growth Stumble? The benefits of an emerging markets aggregate bond exposure may explain the increasing flows into these strategies. According to J.P. Morgan, strategies which blend corporate and sovereign exposure took in approximately $35 billion in 2017, a similar level to sovereign focused emerging markets strategies.

  • Hard Currency Debt Allocation: Better Choice in Volatile Market?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Hard Currency Debt Allocation: Better Choice in Volatile Market?

    Could Spike in Volatility Make Emerging Market Growth Stumble? Although an all hard currency allocation can mean avoiding local exposure altogether, hard currency sovereign debt has performed similarly to local sovereign bonds year-to-date. Allocating to the entire investable opportunity set means approximately 64% exposure to hard currency and 36% exposure to local currency bonds.

  • How Emerging Bond Markets Have Fared This Year
    Market Realist2 months ago

    How Emerging Bond Markets Have Fared This Year

    Could Spike in Volatility Make Emerging Market Growth Stumble? The emerging markets sell-off has continued in recent weeks, as the U.S. dollar remains strong amid domestic economic data that supports a case for higher U.S. interest rates. Many emerging markets local currencies have been severely impacted, particularly those of more vulnerable countries and where political risk is rising.

  • TheStreet.com2 months ago

    2 ETFs Flashing Warning Signs to the Broader Stock Market

    Investors should keep an eye on block trades, they can be rather helpful in determining the market's next moves.

  • ETF Trends3 months ago

    Pressure Mounts for Emerging Market Bond ETFs

    Dollar-denominated emerging market bonds and related exchange traded funds are under increased pressure as the Federal Reserve hikes interest rates, trade tensions escalate and the U.S. dollar strengthens. Year-to-date, the iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB) and Invesco Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Portfolio (PCY) , which both track USD-denominated emerging market debt, declined 6.5% and 8.2%, respectively.

  • Why Emerging-Market Funds Are Seeing Their Biggest Outflows In Years
    Investor's Business Daily3 months ago

    Why Emerging-Market Funds Are Seeing Their Biggest Outflows In Years

    Investors are yanking money from emerging-market exchange traded funds as rising interest rates in the U.S. weaken emerging-market assets.

  • ETF Trends3 months ago

    Buying the Dip in Emerging Markets Bond ETFs

    Exchange traded funds holding emerging markets debt are getting drubbed this year. For example, the iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB) is lower by 8% while the VanEck Vectors Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF (EMLC) is down almost 10%. EMB tracks the J.P. Morgan EMBI Global Core Index, a market-cap-weighted index.

  • Trending: Oil Slides as Russia and Saudi Arabia Mull Output Boost
    ETF Database4 months ago

    Trending: Oil Slides as Russia and Saudi Arabia Mull Output Boost

    Crude oil has again taken the headlines this week along with the ongoing political debacle in Italy. The black commodity started to reverse gains after Saudi Arabia and Russia hinted that output could be boosted to avoid a supply shock. Regional banks trended second after U.S. Congress rolled back legislation aimed to prevent a fresh financial crisis. Small-Cap Index Russell 2000 felt like a safe haven amid the market turmoil and was third in the list. Emerging markets equities and emerging markets bonds close the list. Check out our previous trends edition at Trending: Strong Dollar Plunges Argentina Into Crisis, Again

  • ETF Trends4 months ago

    Finding Value in Emerging Market Bond ETFs

    Despite the recent weakness in the developing market segment, investors can still look to emerging market bond ETFs for their attractive payouts. With yields on benchmark 10-year Treasuries hovering around ...

  • CNBC4 months ago

    Investors are finding value in emerging market debt

    In an environment where the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond yield can't hold 3 percent, the more than 6 percent average yield on emerging market debt is an attractive proposition.

  • ETF Trends4 months ago

    Dollar Dilemma for EM Bond ETFs

    The iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (NASDAQ: EMB) and other exchange traded funds holding dollar-denominated emerging markets debt are struggling as familiar problems are weighing on ...

  • Benzinga4 months ago

    A Familiar Problem For Emerging Market Bond ETFs

    The iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (NASDAQ: EMB), the largest exchange-traded fund tracking developing world debt, is down about 5.6 percent this year and it's not hard to explain why. Catalysts that previously lifted emerging markets debt are ebbing. EMB rose 10.3 percent last year even as the Federal Reserve raised interest rates three times.

  • Are Dollar Denominated Bond ETFs Better Bets in EM Space?
    Zacks5 months ago

    Are Dollar Denominated Bond ETFs Better Bets in EM Space?

    Many are still bullish on the EM fundamentals despite the recent selloffs. Are dollar-denominated EM bond ETFs better bets than equities right now?

  • A Look at Business Development Companies as an Asset Class
    Market Realist5 months ago

    A Look at Business Development Companies as an Asset Class

    A third consideration that combines the credit exposure with floating rate exposure is business development companies. Business development companies operate under certain sets of rules, some of which have changed recently in their favor.

  • How Emerging Market Bonds’ Real Yield Helps Curb Inflation Risk
    Market Realist5 months ago

    How Emerging Market Bonds’ Real Yield Helps Curb Inflation Risk

    Real yields are nominal yields adjusted for inflation, which is often one of the greatest contributors to the nominal yield levels of emerging markets local currency bonds. These higher nominal yields provide compensation for the risk posed by local inflation, which can be associated with negative currency returns. Controlled inflation can provide support to local currencies, and when combined with relatively high nominal yields (therefore resulting in positive real yields), fixed income assets may be particularly attractive.

  • Why Should Investors Focus on Real Yield in Emerging Markets?
    Market Realist5 months ago

    Why Should Investors Focus on Real Yield in Emerging Markets?

    Real yields in emerging markets (or EM) have remained at compelling levels over the past few years even as they continued to decline in developed markets, and even as nominal yield levels declined in some EM countries. Last summer we examined why real yields matter to emerging markets bond investors. Before we dive into the real yields that emerging markets are offering, let’s first make sure we understand what real yield is.