|Bid||25.82 x 900|
|Ask||30.60 x 1300|
|Day's Range||27.39 - 28.38|
|52 Week Range||24.12 - 58.29|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||-42.39%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.35|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.59%|
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The iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (EZA) is off more than 5% this year, a performance that's far worse than broader emerging markets benchmarks and there could be more trouble brewing for riskier assets in Africa's largest economy. South African companies have been struggling to turn out a profit as strained consumers reduced spending and faced a weak growth outlook amid continued political uncertainty. Some market observers are concerned Moody's Investors Service could downgrade South African debt next month.
U.S. markets were closed Monday, but there were some headlines out on the holiday that could prove relevant for several exchange traded funds over the course of this week. To be sure, some of the ETFs likely ...
In a year in which precious metals prices are pushing higher, it would be reasonable to expect that equities in South Africa, a major producer of those commodities, would be following suit. For the most part, that hasn't been the case as the iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (NYSE: EZA) is higher by just 4.26%, less than half the 10% returned by the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. The Reserve Bank of South Africa has been cutting rates this year to prop up a flailing economy, Africa's largest, but that isn't doing much to allay credit concerns by the major ratings agencies.
South Africa country-specific ETF was among the best performers on Wednesday as the rand currency rallied to its highest in almost a week on growing optimism that the central bank could intervene to bolster the economy on the backdrop of a lower-than-expected inflation rate. The iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (EZA) rose 2.8% on Wednesday. After consumer inflation decreased more than expected, investors were betting that the Reserve Bank could cut rates again, following a 25 basis point cut to 6.5% in July, supporting companies and consumers, Reuters reports.
South Africa country-specific exchange traded funds have fallen behind global markets, but an improving political environment may be the catalyst needed to turn the economy around. Year-to-date, the iShares ...
The iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (NYSEArca: EZA), the largest exchange traded fund dedicated to Africa’s largest economy, rallied in advance of national elections there, but with some of the marquee results ...
As South Africa’s general election will be finalized and tallied in the weeks ahead, investors may find an opportunity in the country-related exchange traded fund. The iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (NYSEArca: ...
The South Africa country-specific ETF rallied Wednesday as the South African rand currency firmed below the 14.00 level for the first time in six weeks while the weaker U.S. dollar fueled investor demand for developing markets. Among the best performing non-leveraged ETFs of Wednesday, the iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (EZA) increased 3.0%. Meanwhile, the South African rand appreciated 1.3% to ZAR13.91 against the U.S. dollar.