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iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (EZA)

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36.49-1.21 (-3.21%)
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Previous Close37.70
Bid35.15 x 1000
Ask39.99 x 1100
Day's Range36.17 - 36.81
52 Week Range24.12 - 53.30
Avg. Volume521,103
Net Assets307.69M
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
YTD Daily Total Return-21.39%
Beta (5Y Monthly)1.53
Expense Ratio (net)0.59%
Inception Date2003-02-03
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  • ETF Trends

    South Africa ETF Saddled With Potential Troubles

    The iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (EZA) is off more than 5% this year, a performance that's far worse than broader emerging markets benchmarks and there could be more trouble brewing for riskier assets in Africa's largest economy. South African companies have been struggling to turn out a profit as strained consumers reduced spending and faced a weak growth outlook amid continued political uncertainty. Some market observers are concerned Moody's Investors Service could downgrade South African debt next month.

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    South Africa ETF Pops on Slowing Inflation, Rate Cut Buts

    South Africa country-specific ETF was among the best performers on Wednesday as the rand currency rallied to its highest in almost a week on growing optimism that the central bank could intervene to bolster the economy on the backdrop of a lower-than-expected inflation rate. The iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (EZA) rose 2.8% on Wednesday. After consumer inflation decreased more than expected, investors were betting that the Reserve Bank could cut rates again, following a 25 basis point cut to 6.5% in July, supporting companies and consumers, Reuters reports.