|Bid||45.65 x 1300|
|Ask||46.88 x 1300|
|Day's Range||45.69 - 46.15|
|52 Week Range||39.62 - 50.99|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.14%|
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Yandex CEO Arkady Volozh outside of the Yandex headquarters in Moscow. While most of Russia's burgeoning tech sector is unlisted, investors prefer Russian tech and Russian shoppers. Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo called Turkey an Islamic dictatorship. "Given all the politics, why would you bother with Russia anymore?
Let's face it, the world of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) can be daunting. There are over 1,700 ETFs out there with almost $3 trillion in assets. Sometimes that can mean too much choice. First off, the Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF, which covers the U.S. market, and the Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-U.S. ETF can be good choices to build a stock portfolio. Together these two, low-cost, passive funds own around 5,000 different stocks, with the All-World ex-U.S. fund having 1% or more exposure to 19 different countries including developed and emerging markets.
The recent market volatility isn't scaring off portfolio manager Carl Aschenbrenner, whose top ETF picks include emerging markets and energy.
After nearly two months of heightened volatility, extreme price dislocation, and dramatically-shifting equity investor expectations, Q1 earnings season begins this week. It is clear that there are multiple factors likely to impact both the tone and direction of equity prices over the near term — this, away from earnings. The last article I wrote for Yahoo Finance two weeks ago was titled “Stocks are vulnerable until Q1 earnings season gets underway.” The closing sentence of that article was: “The wildcard is President Trump.” Both weeks following the publication of that article were characterized by extreme vulnerability, weak price action and Trump playing the role of wildcard.
Emerging markets currencies have remained buoyant over the past few months despite market conditions that theoretically should have depressed them. Federal Reserve tightening and fiscal pump-priming in Washington should be pulling investment cash back to the dollar. The MSCI International EM Currency Index has barely budged from an all-time high reached early this year.
How will the U.S.-China tariffs affect ETFs holding stocks that are caught in the trade war crossfire?
Emerging economies play an important role in global economic growth. Global growth has been improving gradually since 2H16, with the improvements in various fundamental factors of emerging economies also supporting their economic growth. The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM), which tracks the performance of the emerging markets (VWO), has risen 20.7% over the past year.
Jan van Eck, CEO, shares his investment outlook. U.S. interest rates are continuing to rise, and Europe looks almost ready to follow suit. As interest rates start to “normalize”, opportunities are opening up in emerging markets and commodities.
The iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia Capped ETF (NYSEArca: KSA) surged Monday as market participants wait on index provider FTSE Russell to potentially promote the country to emerging markets status. However, ...
Traditional emerging markets indexes, such as the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, are cap-weighted, meaning the largest companies in these indexes command the largest weights and so on. Cap-weighted emerging ...
In addition, emerging market ETFs are only somewhat correlated to U.S. markets. What kind of emerging market ETFs you choose may depend on the type of investor you are, so here are emerging market ETFs for each type of investor.
The U.S. president made good on his word and signed two orders imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, while excluding Canada and Mexico as negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are a work in progress. The decision had ripple effects across the semiconductor sector and prompted investors to act with caution, while ETFs linked to Canada completed the podium. Corporate bonds were sought after as a way to divest from risky assets and emerging markets equities came in last for the week.
Each day, Benzinga takes a look back at a notable market-related moment that occurred on this date. What Happened? On this day 31 years ago, Franklin Templeton launched the first-ever emerging markets ...