|Bid||53.51 x 4000|
|Ask||57.62 x 27000|
|Day's Range||54.26 - 55.62|
|52 Week Range||49.46 - 59.09|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||-4.76%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.02|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.09%|
Indices S&P 500 ETF (NYSE: SPY ) fell 1.08% to $333.34 Nasdaq ETF (NASDAQ: QQQ ) decreased 2.01% to $230.06 Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSE: DIA ) fell 1.09% to $289.62 FTSE/Xinhua China 25 ETF ...
As many begin to consider the potential economic fallout from the Wuhan coronavirus in China, investors should watch out for a slowdown in European markets and related exchange traded funds that are closely ...
Europe-related ETFs are gaining momentum, with Eurozone markets hitting new highs as the banking sector led the charge, amid a broader global rally. The iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF (NASDAQ: EUFN), ...
Investors in the sterling rejoiced Thursday after the Bank of England issued its long-awaited interest rate decision, holding the rate at 0.75%. The UK Times newspaper reported Johnson wants a "Canada-style" trade deal with the EU. The Canada-Europe trade agreement has eliminated 98% of the tariffs between Canada and the EU.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, aka Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, announced this week that they will step back as senior royals and work to become “financially independent,” splitting their time between the U.K. and North America. See Also: Prince Harry And Meghan Seek Financial Independence: How Do British Royals Make Their Money? What Went Wrong For Meghan Markle? When Meghan first started dating Harry in 2016, she is quoted saying she didn't have a lot of “preconceived notions” about who he was before they met.
As investors position their portfolios for the year ahead, many may be focusing on European markets and region-related ETFs to capture new opportunities for growth. “Confidence is recovering at a pace ...
Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, and Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, said they plan to split their time between the U.K. and North America. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William were not consulted before the statement, and Buckingham Palace is said to be "disappointed," according to the BBC reports. How Does The Royal Family Make Its Money?
Right before Christmas, Vanguard spread some holiday cheer, announcing fee reductions on nine equity and fixed income exchange traded funds, most of which are international products. “In annual reports ...
Since winning the U.K. general election Dec. 12, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been busy renegotiating a Brexit deal. Johnson took over from Theresa May in July. Next Steps For Brexit The U.K. government ...
If and when the U.K. completes Brexit and leave the European Union in 2020, it will most likely take Europe’s biggest capital market — London — with it. A growing list of European cities are battling to become the next big European financial hub. PricewaterhouseCoopers warned in a report titled “Brexit: Be prepared for disruption” that Brexit will impact businesses globally.
Though international markets trailed the U.S. market in 2019, there are hidden gems that crushed the S&P 500 this year on stock-specific strength.
As global markets rallied on Monday, European region-related ETFs touched new highs, with Europe's market breaking its first record in over four years, on diminishing political risks. The Europe ETFs are now trading around their highest level since early 2018. Meanwhile, the benchmark Stoxx Europe 600 index, which tracks companies across Europe and the U.K., climbed about 24% this year, putting it on track for its best performance in a decade, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Investors are reacting positively to Boris Johnson securing his position as prime minister of the U.K. with the Conservative and Unionist Party winning the general election with a thumping majority. The Conservative and Unionist Party won 364 seats which is their largest majority since 1987 and unsurprisingly the UK markets reacted favourably. The pound sterling is up 3 cents at $1.34 and the FTSE 100 was up 1.7%.
Tactical voting is nothing new, but in the U.K., as the general election is about to take place in a few hours, it is becoming a significant move adopted by many frustrated remainers. The result of this upcoming election is harder than most to predict, but one thing is clear; tactical voting is extremely high on the agenda for many voters, and a hung parliament is likely. Many Brits are sick and tired of U.K. MPs discussing nothing but Brexit when there are other pressing issues.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushed for a general election, saying he wanted "to be reasonable with Parliament" and give MPs more time to scrutinize his Brexit withdrawal deal. The U.K. is divided into 650 areas that are known as constituencies, and each area has a Member of Parliament, or MP, who will represent the constituency in the House of Commons in London. Most MPs belong to political parties such as the Labour Party, Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrats.
U.S. traders have been racking up bets that Europe's economy has bottomed out with $1.5 billion poured into ETFs that focus on European assets, according to a Bloomberg report. “The downward momentum in manufacturing seems to have stalled out,” said Yung-Yu Ma, chief investment strategist at BMO Wealth Management, which had $74 billion of assets under administration as of July 31. WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund (HEDJ) : seeks to track the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Index.
Germany has narrowly avoided a recession, with the latest figures released Thursday showing the country’s economy grew by 0.1% in the third quarter. Economists estimate that growth domestic product in the eurozone will grow by only 0.5% in 2020. In Spain, the latest quarterly GDP growth figure is 0.4% quarter-over-quarter; in the Netherlands, 0.4%; in the U.K., 0.3%; in France, 0.3%; and in Italy, 0.1%.
The United Kingdom's economy is growing at its slowest annual rate in almost a decade. The U.K.'s year-over-year growth in the three month period ended in September slowed from 1.3% to to 1%, the Office for National Statistics said. The U.K. may have ducked a recession, but it's seeing it's weakest growth in a decade and may struggle to expand if the rest of the global economy is slowing, said Artur Baluszynski, head of research at Henderson Rowe.
The European Commission slashed its growth forecast for the eurozone Thursday due to global trade tensions weighing on the region and limiting economic expansion. “The fact that growth is no longer expected to rebound meaningfully in the next two years is a major shift compared to previous forecasts and is based on the assessment that many features of the global slowdown will be persistent,” the European Commission said Thursday in its Autumn Economic Forecasts. “Most importantly, the surge in trade tensions and record-high uncertainty about trade policies is likely to have inflicted lasting damage to world trade,” the Commission added.