25.50 0.00 (0.00%)
Pre-Market: 8:15AM EDT
|Bid||25.04 x 4000|
|Ask||26.36 x 2200|
|Day's Range||25.33 - 25.55|
|52 Week Range||24.33 - 31.08|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.13%|
The latest news surrounding the escalating trade tensions between the United States and China is not only affecting the markets of these economic superpowers, but another negative byproduct is that emerging markets are also feeling the aftereffects of the tariff battles. This is evident with the MSCI Emerging Markets Index down 1.00% today as more news regarding tariff wars between the U.S. and China continue to dominate the news. Trade tensions between the U.S. and China ensued last Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump introduced a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion of Chinese goods with China countering with a 25 percent tariff on $34 billion of U.S. goods.
U.S. stocks are hurting Monday, but emerging markets continue to bear the brunt of global uncertainty as a new trading week begins. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index looked to trade into the red for a fourth-straight session Monday, June 18, capping a brutal month that's seen the index hand over 2.86%. Outflows from U.S.-listed emerging market funds reached $2.7 billion in the week that ended Friday, June 15, making it the biggest weekly outflow in more than one year, according to Bloomberg data.
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 ...
There are a lot of reasons behind the sharp rally in EMs (SCHE). The prominent reason is that the GDP growth in many of these nations has improved in the last few quarters partially on the back of the ...
It's easy for investors to get wrapped up in the conversation regarding fees on exchange traded funds. For investors planning to hold an ETF for a year, three years, five years or longer, fees matter. ...
A half-dozen emerging market ETFs are in IBD's latest ETF Leaders screen, reflecting one of the year's best investing themes.
With more than 2,000 ETFs available to investors, just about every niche, sector and market have been covered. Many of the big players are now competing on cost by either lowering expense ratios or debuting funds that are among the cheapest in their peer group.
CNBC's Mike Santoli highlights an ETF that is down over 50 percent year to date as the Turkish lira tumbles and ETFs tracking other emerging markets that are also feeling the impact.