|Bid||29.25 x 1000|
|Ask||30.59 x 1800|
|Day's Range||29.75 - 29.87|
|52 Week Range||28.02 - 33.38|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.54|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.47%|
Malaysia's Industrial Production Accelerates amid the Trade WarMalaysia’s industrial productionOn June 11, Malaysia’s Department of Statistics released its industrial production data for April. The industrial production index rose 4% on a
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Asian markets were among the worst off in 2018 as trade tensions, U.S. interest rate hikes and China’s deleveraging policies sent investors running. However, now that the dust is settling, investors may ...
As the U.S. and China duke it out over the ongoing trade war disputes, other Asian economies and country-specific ETFs could benefit from the side. Some researchers argue that countries exporting similar products that compete with China could end up as beneficiaries in the trade war between the U.S. and China, the Wall Street Journal reports. For example, Bank of America Merrill Lynch economists predict Taiwan, Vietnam and South Korea have the most to gain, given the countries' similar export profiles to China.
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