|Bid||38.33 x 1200|
|Ask||38.37 x 1000|
|Day's Range||38.16 - 38.39|
|52 Week Range||29.33 - 38.50|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||7.98%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.51|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.86%|
Governmental regulation in India, as in the case of most emerging markets (EM) countries, has been a primary roadblock when it comes to foreign business investment. Infrastructure: The Digital India initiative aims to provide high-speed internet service to all of its citizens. Digital empowerment of citizens: This aspect of the initiative looks to provide digital literacy and to make digital resources easily accessible.
Investors can expect a heavy dose of volatility for China’s online commerce giant Alibaba during Thursday’s trading session as its set to report fiscal third-quarter earnings. Moreover, investors will ...
The Emerging Market Internet & Ecommerce ETF (NYSEArca: EMQQ), the first ETF to focus on the universe of internet and ecommerce innovators in some of the fastest-growing markets in the world, marked the ...
Chinese internet stocks shrugged off the trade war while Russia’s market was aided by a surge in oil prices. Markets in India and South Africa disappointed.
As the U.S. continues to toe the line between the peak of the market and an eventual slowdown, the emerging market (EM) space as a whole has the capability to continue powering the global economy. “In most cases, emerging markets are now in the comfortable position to be able to cushion an economic downturn with monetary easing,” said Ulrich Leuchtmann, head of currency strategy at Commerzbank AG in Frankfurt.
Trade deal optimism is fanning the flames for emerging markets (EM) and it's leading to a deluge of inflows into EM ETFs. The markets are riding a tailwind of positive news from White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow saying that the U.S. and China are close to striking a trade deal.
Investors seeking to tap Singles' Day benefits in a diversified way should focus on the following four ETFs that provide substantial exposure to the Chinese e-commerce segment.
China’s Singles Day, a shopping extravaganza that dwarfs Amazon’s Prime Day, is scheduled for Nov. 11 and that could present investors with imminent opportunity in a slew of ETFs with large allocations ...
Disruptive forces are not relegated to developed markets, but they’re also permeating emerging markets (EM) as well. This gives funds like the Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (NYSEArca: EMQQ) ...
When it comes to getting exposure to emerging markets, it’s difficult to ignore adding China to the mix given its relative size. However, like a made-to-order hamburger, individuals can opt to hold the lettuce or in the case of investors, they can exclude exposure to China via the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF (EMXC).
Emerging market stocks and related ETFs may be a way for investors to capture a relatively cheap segment of the global markets. "Very often, in the past, emerging market stocks have sold at enormous price-earnings multiples for the market. The emerging markets as a whole, we've come down from the high 30s to the 11 to 13 range," Dr. Burton Malkiel, Princeton Economist, said, referring to the current price-to-earnings ratios for developing market equities.
When it comes to getting exposure to emerging markets, it’s difficult to ignore adding China to the mix given its relative size. Given the second largest economy’s recent slowdown, it’s a move to consider if investors still want exposure abroad. “China is the 800-pound panda in any conversation about what is going on in the world today,” wrote Barron’s Reshma Kapadia.
This trend, especially in emerging markets (EM) can fuel EM-focused funds like the Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (EMQQ) . One of the leading purveyors in cashless payments is China. “Visitors to China will quickly observe that the country is rapidly transforming into a cashless society,” the fund noted in an email.
Along with a core emerging market position, investors may consider augmenting their developing economy exposure with something like the Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (EMQQ). It is basically designed to see the growth of consuming middle classes in the emerging markets," Dr. Burton Malkiel, Princeton Economist, said. "It is probably the first satellite fund that I would recommend is that I think it is designed to capture exactly the kind of growth in emerging markets that I think will continue to occur," Dr. Malkiel added.
Investors who are looking to diversify into the emerging markets should consider a core exchange traded fund position and supplement this with a satellite holding. "I think that an exposure to emerging markets probably ought to have a core and satellite structure to it," Dr. Burton Malkiel, Princeton Economist, said. Dr. Malkiel explained that a core emerging market position would include something like the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) or the iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEMG) as they both provide broad developing market exposure at a cheap cost to investors.
With the growing influence of a rising middle-income consumer base in developing countries and their preference for online shopping via digital devices, investors can capitalize on the rapidly expanding e-commerce segment through a targeted exchange traded fund. On the recent webcast, Where the Growth is in Emerging Markets: Alibaba, MercadoLibre & Tencent are Transforming the World, Kevin Carter, Founder and CEO of EMQQ, highlighted the favorable demographics that could continue to support consumption-based growth in the emerging markets, with 85% of the global population residing in developing economies and also accounting for about 50% of global GDP. Looking ahead, middle-income consumers will take on a greater role in the emerging and developing economies.
While the trade war between the U.S. and China intensifies and casts a shadow on the global economy, investors should not overlook the potential opportunities developing in emerging markets. “The vast majority of emerging market consumers have never owned a car, have never had a big box retail store to drive to, nor have they owned a computer of any kind, let alone one with an Internet connection.
While the capital markets are communicating a risk-off sentiment with an appetite for bonds and other safe haven assets, investors should keep an eye on emerging markets, which have been experiencing sustained growth. “Emerging markets are growing, on average, by over 4.5%, and that is pulling up the world economy,” said World Bank vice president Ian Goldin. Emerging markets have always given investors another look at the global growth landscape, particularly since they could be in different economic phases—for example, the U.S. could be reaching a peak while an emerging market country could be in a growth acceleration phase.
As investors take a hard look at their portfolios, people should consider incorporating emerging market and related exchange traded fund exposure for more diversified investment exposure. You know that emerging markets from practically nothing, now has half or more of the world's GDP. Emerging markets are growing much faster than developed markets.
China was given the unfortunate moniker of "currency manipulator" by the U.S. Treasury after the department accused Beijing of influencing the exchange rate between the yuan and the U.S. dollar in order to gain an “unfair competitive advantage in international trade.” Does this latest development put emerging markets in play? "Not to be outdone in the latest round of trade 'discussions,' the U.S. slapped a currency manipulator tag on China, placing it in the jolly good company of Switzerland, Germany, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Israel, Sweden and, until recently, the Czech Republic," said EMQQ, an emerging markets fund, in an email. The U.S.-China trade impasse has been heavily discounting a lot of U.S. equities with the latest round of sell-offs, but it's also putting the red tag sale on emerging markets (EM).
"First world problems" is a common quip in developed markets where occurrences like lost smartphones may not translate to tangible issues in other parts of the world like emerging markets (EM). The increased adoption of the smartphone is allowing certain companies to thrive, which is opening up opportunities for investors to get a piece of the action via exchange-traded funds (ETFs) like the Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (EMQQ) . In EM, smartphone adoption in certain parts of the world is just hitting the tip of the iceberg in terms of economic growth via ecommerce, according to a report by mobile network trade group GSMA.
In emerging markets (EM), smartphone adoption in certain parts of the world is just hitting the tip of the iceberg in terms of economic growth via ecommerce, according to a report by mobile network trade group GSMA. The increased adoption of the smartphone is allowing certain companies to thrive, which is opening up opportunities for investors to get a piece of the action via exchange-traded funds (ETFs) like the Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (EMQQ) . "The rapid growth of smartphones has helped the growth of ecommerce," the fund wrote in an email.