EWI - iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
-0.12 (-0.43%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close27.59
Bid0.00 x 1100
Ask0.00 x 1100
Day's Range27.38 - 27.54
52 Week Range27.38 - 34.45
Avg. Volume1,508,868
Net Assets474.82M
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
YTD Return0.88%
Beta (3y)1.24
Expense Ratio (net)0.49%
Inception Date1996-03-12
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • ETF Trends8 days ago

    Political Risk Still Looms for Italy ETFs

    Italian stocks and the iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF (EWI) are mired in slumps that started earlier this year amid fears Italy could leave the Eurozone. Italy’s markets were upended at the end of May on speculation of the potential rise of an anti-euro zone faction.

  • Eurozone Slows Down in Q2, Puts These Country ETFs in Focus
    Zacks12 days ago

    Eurozone Slows Down in Q2, Puts These Country ETFs in Focus

    Inside the slowing second-quarter GDP growth data of the Eurozone, shifting focus to these country ETFs.

  • Are Alarm Bells Ringing for These Europe ETFs?
    Zacks27 days ago

    Are Alarm Bells Ringing for These Europe ETFs?

    The IMF lowered the growth forecast for Germany, France and Italy. Is it time to be defensive about these country ETFs?

  • ETF Trends2 months ago

    Italy ETF Jumps as Eurozone Concerns Abate

    Italy ETFs strengthened Monday, with Italian markets posting their best daily gains in over a year, as previous anti-establishment concerns diminish. The iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF (EWI) rose 3.7% on Monday. Italian markets jumped after Finance Minister Giovanni Tria assured that the country will remain in the euro currency bloc, Bloomberg reports.

  • ETFs to Watch Out For This Eventful Week
    Zacks2 months ago

    ETFs to Watch Out For This Eventful Week

    Investors should keep a close eye on the ETFs that are especially volatile this week with key events like Fed and ECB meeting as well as US-North Korea summit.

  • Trending: Political Strife in Italy Exposes Financial Vulnerabilities
    ETF Database2 months ago

    Trending: Political Strife in Italy Exposes Financial Vulnerabilities

    Italy’s growing political crisis spread to financial markets, prompting a backlash from investors funding its highly indebted economy.

  • MarketWatch2 months ago

    Italy's Senate approves new government

    The coalition government formed by the antiestablishment 5-Star Movement and the hard-right League party won a confidence vote, as expected, in the upper chamber of Italy's parliament on Tuesday, news ...

  • MarketWatch2 months ago

    Buy the dip with Italy’s stocks? Why you may want to just say no

    Italy’s stocks have gone on sale, thanks to the country’s latest political drama, but they haven’t necessarily become a great bargain. A big issue for bears is that while Italy’s FTSE MIB equity benchmark (MTAA:FTSEMIB.MI)has dived over the past month, the drop followed a year-and-a-half-long rally that had delivered a gain of more than 40%. “Risk-reward going forward is weaker, given the strong run and the rising political overhang,” say JPMorgan strategists, led by Mislav Matejka, in a recent note.

  • 3 ETFs to Play the Italy Debacle With Assurance
    InvestorPlace2 months ago

    3 ETFs to Play the Italy Debacle With Assurance

    Global markets are again under pressure on Thursday amid ongoing uncertainty about the future of the eurozone amid the rise of anti-establishment parties in Italy and Spain.

  • Barrons.com2 months ago

    Market Turmoil Caught Some Funds Wrong-Footed

    The sharp selloff in Italian sovereign debt earlier this week caught out funds from Field Street to Janus Henderson. As the prospect for an Italian coalition government fell apart over the weekend, the yield on the country's two-year notes surged more than 1.5 percentage points, to 2.4%. As Italy's debt dropped, the loss at Field Street’s Global Investments fund widened to 50%, these people said.

  • ETF Trends2 months ago

    PIGS ETFs Fly as Italy Worries Wane

    Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain - the so-called PIGS group - country-specific exchange traded funds were among the best performers Wednesday as these peripheral Eurozone equity markets rebounded on diminished fears that a breakdown in the euro currency bloc would happen any time soon. On Wednesday, the Global X FTSE Portugal 20 ETF (PGAL) surged 4.2%, iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF (EWI) jumped 4.3%, Global X MSCI Greece ETF (GREK) increased 4.2% and iShares MSCI Spain Capped ETF (EWP) advanced 2.8%. Meanwhile, the Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) , the largest Europe-related ETF, gained 1.9%.

  • Investopedia3 months ago

    All About the Italian Economic Crisis of 2018

    The eurozone’s third-largest nation has plunged into deep political and economic crisis, which has become a concern for the European Union (EU) as well as for the global markets. In a nutshell, political chaos and failure to form a stable coalition government has caused the problems in Italy. Despite several weeks of prolonged discussions and negotiation, an agreement between a euro-skeptic populist group and pro-EU establishment lawmakers have failed to materialize, leaving the country in a deep political and economic crisis.

  • Benzinga3 months ago

    Italy ETF Walloped As 'Quitaly' Speculation Intensifies

    The iShares MSCI Italy ETF (NYSE: EWI) plunged Tuesday. EWI, the largest dedicated Italy exchange traded fund listed in the U.S., tumbled 5.82 percent on more than triple the average daily volume. During the darkest days of the European financial crisis, back when it appeared Greece would leave the eurozone, market participants frequently wondered what shoe would be next to drop.

  • ETF Trends3 months ago

    Political Crisis Upends Italy ETFs

    Italian markets and country-specific exchange traded funds plunged Tuesday as the prospect of new elections fueled speculation of the potential rise of an anti-euro zone faction. On Tuesday, the iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF (EWI) declined 6.3%% and Franklin FTSE Italy ETF (FLIY) decreased 5.8%. Fueling the anxiety in the Italian markets, six-month Italian debt, which sold for a negative yield as recently as April, now drew a yield of 1.213% on lackluster demand from investors while two-year bonds, which came with a negative yield as recently as two weeks ago, traded at a 2.69% yield, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • Benzinga3 months ago

    What The Experts Are Saying About Italy's Chaos

    U.S. stocks were hit hard Tuesday, partly due to political turmoil in Italy as the country's President Sergio Mattarella rejected an economic ministry nominee who holds a "euroskeptic" stance. ...

  • Barrons.com3 months ago

    Italy ETFs: Political Heat Singes Stock and Bond Investors

    Italy is burning and Nero is not fiddling. Italian President Sergio Mattarella certainly pulled some strings, though, emerging from his office in Rome Sunday night to halt the birth of a government led by the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the far-right League by vetoing Euroskeptic Paolo Savona as finance minister. To some, Mattarella has taken a bold stance against populist rule.

  • Political Woes Grip European Markets: ETFs to Watch
    Zacks3 months ago

    Political Woes Grip European Markets: ETFs to Watch

    The deepening political crisis in Italy and new political drama brewing up in Spain has rattled the European stock markets.

  • Italy ETFs Plunge on Deepening Political Chaos
    Zacks3 months ago

    Italy ETFs Plunge on Deepening Political Chaos

    The latest news out of Italy has escalated the ongoing political crisis and pushed the ETFs lower.

  • Italy Headlines Shake EU, Pre-Markets
    Zacks3 months ago

    Italy Headlines Shake EU, Pre-Markets

    The attempt to join two anti-establishment parties from either side of the political spectrum appears to have resulted in an immediate failure to launch.

  • Benzinga3 months ago

    The Market In 5 Minutes: Italy, ASCO, Roku And More

    IN THE NEWS Political worries about Italy and Spain gripped markets Tuesday, triggering sharp falls in stocks, a drop in the euro and big moves in bond markets: Link $ Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) analysts ...

  • Benzinga3 months ago

    Italy's Political Volatility: What You Need To Know

    Italian President Sergio Mattarella rejected an economic ministry nominee Sunday who would have laid groundwork for a euroskeptic government and struck at the stability of the euro. The League and 5-Star Movement — previously contentious anti-establishment parties that together nominated Paolo Savona for the economic ministry post — are expected to unite in upcoming elections to advance their shared mission of Italian autonomy. “The upcoming elections will not be political, but instead a real and true referendum ... between who wants Italy to be a free country and who wants it to be servile and enslaved,” League leader Matteo Salvini said Monday.

  • ETF Trends3 months ago

    Italy ETF Retreats as Hedge Funds Take Bearish Bets

    Italy country-specific exchange traded funds weakened Friday as hedge funds' bearish bet against Italian bonds reached levels not seen since the financial crisis. On Friday, the iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF (EWI) declined 2.7% and Franklin FTSE Italy ETF (FLIY) decreased 4.2%. Italian markets have been retreating in this year, and observers grew increasingly bearish in recent days on fears that Italy's likely new anti-establishment coalition government will add to the country's debt pile and potentially loosen ties with the European Union, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • MarketWatch3 months ago

    Italy delivers a ‘worst-case scenario’ — but here’s what’s reassuring investors

    Before Italy’s general election in March, strategists said the worst-case scenario for equity markets would be an anti-establishment coalition government. Giuseppe Conte is on track to become the new prime minister, with a pair of populist parties — the 5 Star Movement and the League — picking the little-known law professor as a compromise candidate to head their coalition. The new government represents “the worst-case scenario,” with its plans worrying investors, but there are some reassuring factors, said Seema Shah, an investment strategist at Principal Global Investors.