|Bid||36.87 x 1200|
|Ask||40.13 x 900|
|Day's Range||39.79 - 40.14|
|52 Week Range||29.55 - 42.26|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||-0.31%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.67|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.50%|
It didn't matter whether it was developed or emerging markets, all equity markets benefited from a strong 2019. This was made evident by data from the FTSE RIC Capped Index Series, which highlighted uniform positive returns from Russia (+53.4%), Switzerland (+33.5%) and Canada (+29.5%). “Looking back, 2019 was a very strong but also quite an unusual year for the global equity markets," said Rolf Agather, managing director, applied research, FTSE Russell.
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 ...
Norway and Switzerland boast beautiful landscapes and are known for their neutral political stances, growth economies, strong currencies and low unemployment rates. Switzerland is landlocked and scattered with mountains and scenic lakes. Norway boasts fjords and has quaint cities like Bergen and Oslo.
While I remain an optimist on markets here and abroad, I know there are investors a bit unsettled by all the uncertainty, or looking to hedge the more aggressive growth stocks in their portfolio, asserts Carl Delfeld, international investing expert and editor of Cabot Global Stocks Explorer.