|Bid||56.00 x 10000|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||59.96 - 61.05|
|52 Week Range||48.11 - 62.30|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.64%|
It was a rough week for emerging markets equities, with fear that North Korea could drop a missile on Guam or some other target sending the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets exchange-traded fund (EEM) down ...
Credit ratings agency S&P Global raised its long- and short-term national scale ratings on South Africa to zaAAA/zaA-1+ from zaAA-/zaA-1 late Friday. It explains: "Today's rating action resulted from a recalibration of the South Africa national scale mapping table, and does not reflect any change in the fundamental credit quality of South Africa or of the sovereign's outstanding debt. The purpose is to provide a rank-ordering of credit risk within the country." Moody's Investors Services, which had a ratings decision on South Africa scheduled for Friday, was silent, giving South Africa a reprieve after a vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma failed earlier this week.
South African President survives no-confidence motion and maintains his position.