|Bid||27.99 x 3000|
|Ask||29.05 x 2200|
|Day's Range||28.66 - 28.87|
|52 Week Range||25.15 - 31.06|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.06|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.39%|
The increased inclusion of China A-shares, Saudi Arabia's newfound acceptance, and South Korea's dual identity are driving some notable changes to index-tracking emerging-markets funds. China's ascendance in emerging-markets stock indexes over the past decade is indisputable. In March 2009, the country represented 12% of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index.
In good times and bad, dividend stocks act almost like rent checks, coming monthly or quarterly like clockwork. Many investors, whether you're a professional working on Wall Street or a regular Joe on Main Street, swear by them.It's a big reason why assets in U.S. dividend exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have grown exponentially over the past decade. In 2009, U.S. dividend ETF assets were less than $20 billion. By the middle of 2018, they had increased to more than $170 billion.The reason: Dividend ETFs provide investors with a diversified portfolio of dividend-paying stocks that allows you to invest and collect income without having to do nearly the amount of research you'd need before buying a large number of the individual components.If you're in this camp of hopeful set-it-and-forget-it investors, here are seven dividend ETFs to buy and hold for the long haul. Diversified by geography, style, size, sector, etc., this collection of ETFs can be held as a group or individually depending on your preferences, risk tolerance and investment horizon. SEE ALSO: The 19 Best ETFs for a Prosperous 2019
Progress in U.S.-Sino trade talks and hiking of benchmark rates by two Asian central banks put emerging market ETFs in focus.
MSCI emerging market index slips for the fourth straight week post Fed minutes and escalating trade war concerns, putting related ETFs in focus.
Emerging markets stocks and the corresponding exchange traded funds are struggling this year and China is a big reason why. Amid trade war speculation, Chinese stocks are floundering, pressuring an array of cap-weighted emerging markets ETFs that feature significant weights to the world's second-largest economy. Investors looking to stick with emerging markets fund while reducing China exposure relative to cap-weighted benchmarks can consider ETFs such as the Schwab Fundamental Emerging Markets Large Company ETF (FNDE) .
Navigating the waters of emerging markets fixed income can be a murky task for investors looking to expand their portfolios into the international markets, but Head of Fixed Income at VanEck, Fran Rodilosso, puts those fears to rest in an interview on Nasdaq's TradeTalks. Geopolitical concerns, sheer size in comparison to the United States markets and lack of knowledge in emerging market countries might pose as concerns for the neophyte international investor. Moreover, new international investors might question whether it offers the diversification they are looking for to enhance their current investment portfolios. "It's broad, it's diversified--you have sovereign debt options, local currency debt options, corporate bonds from a multitude of more than sixty emerging market countries that have bond issues out there for international investors," said Rodilosso.
Tighter global financial conditions and geopolitical unrest have hit emerging market (EM) assets recently. We still favor the asset class and believe that the drawdown presents buying opportunities. However, not all EMs are alike, and with dispersion ...
By Charles Roth, Global Markets Editor The Fed chairman makes clear the bar for slowing monetary tightening is higher nowadays, and argues emerging markets are much better positioned to handle higher U.S. yields than they were before. After two ...