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|Bid||58.00 x 4000|
|Ask||58.67 x 3200|
|Day's Range||57.47 - 58.39|
|52 Week Range||54.46 - 69.03|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.28|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.59%|
All Major Developed Asia Indexes Drop on May 29(Continued from Prior Part)South Korea’s KOSPI dropsSouth Korea’s KOSPI, which gained yesterday, retreated today. The index lost 1.25% to close at 2,023.32. Today’s loss pushed KOSPI into the red
Most Asian Indexes Gain as Trump Concludes Japan TripHong Kong’s Hang Seng gainsHong Kong’s Hang Seng followed China’s lead today. The index gained 0.38% to end at 27,390.81. Yesterday, however, the index diverged from the mainland indexes.
Developed Asian-Pacific Indexes Fall on 'Long March' Fears(Continued from Prior Part)KOSPI breaks the winning streakSouth Korea’s KOSPI, which gained in the last two sessions, fell today. The index dropped 0.26% to 2,059.59. The Korean won gained
Most APAC Indexes Are in the Green amid the Trade War Escalation(Continued from Prior Part)KOSPI gains again South Korea’s KOSPI gained 0.18% on May 22 to end the day at 2,061.25. It was the index’s second consecutive gain. On May 21, the
Australia, Japan Up—Singapore, KOSPI, and Hong Kong Down(Continued from Prior Part)KOSPI losesSouth Korea’s KOSPI continued to fall for the second straight day on May 17. The index, which fell 1.2% on May 16, extended its losses by another 0.58%
As ASX 200 Advances on Rate Cut Hopes, Indian Indexes Also GainKOSPI posted lossesKOSPI, the benchmark index in South Korea, fell 1.2% on May 16 to end up at 2,067.69. The iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (EWY) continued it’s winning streak on
Most APAC Markets Recover on US Optimism, China's Stimulus Hopes(Continued from Prior Part)KOSPI follows ChinaSouth Korea’s KOSPI remained in the green on May 15. The index gained 0.53% on the day to end at 2,092.78. The iShares MSCI South Korea
South Korea country-specific exchange traded funds plunged Thursday, with the benchmark KOSPI stock index posting its biggest daily loss in seven months, as U.S.-China trade tensions escalate and after ...
This week's summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un didn’t end as either party planned. Kim had sought a window into international trade. Trump had sought nuclear disarmament. ...
Trade Deal Optimism Wanes Another day, another comment by another guy that changes perceptions of the future best deal ever made in the history of humanity. Robert Lighthizer, President Donald Trump’s trade guy, who Trump also happens to contradict on camera about China-related things, said yesterday that it was too early to predict an outcome […]The post Market Morning: Trade Blues, WW Loses 513M lbs, Korea Letdown, Costco Beats Amazon? appeared first on Market Exclusive.
Legal Headwind and 5G Tailwind Affect Qualcomm's Licensing Unit(Continued from Prior Part)Qualcomm’s tussle with Korea FTC Qualcomm’s (QCOM) business practices have come under regulatory scrutiny in various countries including China, South Korea
Xilinx's Stock Jumps 18% as 5G Drives Earnings in Q3Xilinx’s stock jumps 18% on strong earnings Today, Xilinx (XLNX) stock is beating the charts with an increase of over 18%, and it’s still growing as its third quarter of fiscal 2019 earnings
For the first time in nearly three decades, Pacific rim leaders were unable to reach agreement on a joint declaration regarding world trade at the Asia-Pacific Summit held in Papua New Guinea over the weekend. The world's two largest economies, the United States and China, refused to budge on language in a final statement. The United States wanted the declaration to use decisive wording about unfair trade practices, such as intellectual property theft and forced technology transfers, which it accuses China of engaging in.
As the U.S. and China duke it out over the ongoing trade war disputes, other Asian economies and country-specific ETFs could benefit from the side. Some researchers argue that countries exporting similar products that compete with China could end up as beneficiaries in the trade war between the U.S. and China, the Wall Street Journal reports. For example, Bank of America Merrill Lynch economists predict Taiwan, Vietnam and South Korea have the most to gain, given the countries' similar export profiles to China.
The US tariffs on Chinese imports don’t appear to impact Apple’s (AAPL) iPhones. Apple is currently being investigated by the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (or MOTIE) for infringing on a patent owned by the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (or KAIST).
Trump Adds $267B Tariff Insult to $200B Tariff Injury Not only will the Trump Administration slap tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods by next week, or so is being announced on every scrap of financial media this morning, but the tariff rate will be doubled in 2019. This puts the total amount of goods […] The post Market Morning: Trump Tariff Tantrum, Buybacks Booming, Moon to Pyongyang, Cannabis Coke appeared first on Market Exclusive.
We've all heard that diversification is good for a portfolio. Considering that the U.S. stock market is at record highs, and stocks are about as pricey as they get, investors may want to consider spreading around some of their risk. And Asian stocks might be the best place in the world for that right now. If you want to diversify outside the U.S. market, there's a problem: Most major markets don't look any safer than the U.S. Europe has been underperforming for literally years with no real sign of reversing that trend. Latin America has plenty of problems, not the least of which is the implosion of the Argentinian economy. Africa is a hotbed of unstable stock markets and geopolitical unrest. Fortunately, there are some opportunities in Asia - through domestically traded exchange-traded funds (ETFs) - where local markets are either holding firm or turning the corner into bull markets. Here's a look at four funds to buy to get exposure to Asian stocks and defray your risk a bit. SEE ALSO: Emerging-Markets Stocks: 10 Ways to Play the Next Bull Market
The semiconductor industry has been at the center of the US-China (FXI) trade war, as the two countries together account for the majority of worldwide semiconductor sales. According to the SIA (Semiconductor Industry Association), semiconductor sales rose 20.5% YoY (year-over-year) in June 2018 with the largest growth coming from China at 30.7%, followed by the Americas at 26.7%, Europe at 15.9%, Japan at 14.0%, and Asia-Pacific/All Other at 8.6%. China is the largest consumer of semiconductor chips, as most of the PCs, smartphones, and consumer electronics are manufactured here. Skyworks, Qualcomm (QCOM), and Qorvo earn around 80%, 63%, and 60% of their revenue from China.
The issue, which seems to only involve the latest Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ models as of now, has been complained about on the social platform Reddit and on Samsung's official forums, as first reported by Gizmodo. A spokesperson for Samsung told The Verge that the company is "aware of the reports" and that its technical teams are "looking into it." The electronics maker is encouraging those experiencing this issue to contact their local customer service team directly or call 1-800-SAMSUNG. The issue was speculated to be tied to recent a software update to Samsung Messages by T-Mobile for Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging.
Amid heightened geopolitical tensions, the iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (EWY) is lower by more than 7% over the past month. EWY's recent declines have taken the benchmark South Korea ETF more than 7.5% below its 200-day moving average and nearly 15% below its 52-week high. Fitch Ratings reaffirmed South Korea's sovereign debt rating of AA- with a stable outlook.
Famed investor Jim Rogers is again getting involved in the exchange traded products space, lending his name to a new global macro exchange traded fund of ETFs. The new ETF is “based on macroeconomic factors by leveraging the capabilities of AI and the multidecade expertise of Jim Rogers to find, track and project leading economic indicators,” according to a statement. Rooted in artificial intelligence capabilities, BIKR is an actively managed ETF.