|Bid||44.74 x 1000|
|Ask||46.93 x 1100|
|Day's Range||44.65 - 44.82|
|52 Week Range||39.73 - 45.85|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||10.35%|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.88|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.65%|
Taimur Hyat, Chief Operating Officer at PGIM, says emerging markets like Vietnam and Indonesia have to be a core part of your portfolio. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous speaks to him.
When it comes to emerging markets exchange traded funds, investors typically embrace large-cap fare, but going small with the SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Small Cap (EWX) could pay off over the long-term. EWX tracks the S&P Emerging Markets Under USD2 Billion Index. An important advantage of emerging markets small-caps is that these companies are usually more levered to growing themes within domestic economies whereas large-cap emerging markets companies are more exposed to global macro trends.
Emerging markets stocks and the related exchange traded funds are being slammed by the trade wars as confirmed by the MSCI Emerging Markets Index being down nearly 7 percent over the past month. The $471 million EWX tracks the S&P Emerging Markets Under USD2 Billion Index. With emerging markets stocks struggling amid geopolitical headline risk, bringing small caps into the equation would appear risky, but EWX belies that notion.
It is saying something that elections have been pulled off without a hitch in Thailand and Indonesia, and appear to be progressing in an orderly manner in India. House Republicans appear happy to wing President Donald Trump over the Mueller report, then let his presidency flap along. As a Brit by birth, I can only say I'm very glad to be on the Asian side of the earth, right now.
ETF investments provide advisors and investors with an idea of currently trending global investment themes popping up in a changing market environment. On the recent webcast, ETF Flash Flows: Where Are ...