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EWUSTicker Symbol

United Kingdom Smallcap Index Fund MSCI IsharesFund

  • 10 ETFs Hit the Hardest in 'Brexit' Fallout

    06-24-2016 02:08 PM by Tom Lydon

    The votes are in and the United Kingdom will dissolve its 43-year membership in the European Union, triggering mass sell-off in global markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs). Leading the plunge, United Kingdom market-related ETFs were the worst hit, with the First Trust Unit...

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  • 12 Europe ETFs to Watch as Brexit Loses Momentum

    06-20-2016 02:02 PM by Max Chen

    Global markets bounced Monday, with Europe-related exchange traded funds leading the charge, after polls revealed a rising number of Brits leaning toward "remain" in the upcoming "Brexit" vote. On Monday, the iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETFs (NYSEArca: EWU), the largest U.K.-r...

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  • Small-Cap ETFs to Capture Europe's Budding Growth

    03-20-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    European economies are on the road to recovery, pulling out of a recession in 2013. As these economies pick up steam, investors can take a look at small-capitalization exchange traded funds that will capitalize on Europe's local growth. Many analysts predict that the European ...

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  • ETFs for U.K. Exposure as British Stocks Hit 14-Year High

    02-24-2014 02:35 PM by Tom Lydon

    United Kingdom equities are hovering around their highest level in a little over 14 years. While there are no U.S.-listed exchange traded funds that track the FTSE 100 Index, there are a number of ETFs that follow U.K. stocks. The FTSE 100 Index closed at 6,865.86 Monday, its ...

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  • Small-Cap Royalty With This ETF

    02-14-2014 03:18 PM by Todd Shriber

    Some obvious trends are emerging in the exchange traded funds arena this year. First, despite disappointments dealt by developed markets such as Australia and Japan, not to mention the well-documented woes of emerging markets, investors have embraced Europe ETFs. That applies ...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: ETFs the Queen Would Love

    01-21-2014 12:20 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    We have seen modest inflows in various European equity focused ETFs in the early going in 2014, which allows us an opportunity to highlight a product that is focused on investing in equities based in the United Kingdom, EWU (iShares MSCI United Kingdom, Expense Ratio 0.52%). T...

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  • The Rising Popularity of Single-Country ETFs

    12-12-2013 01:36 PM by Todd Shriber

    When it comes to accessing global markets with exchange traded funds, diversified plays are still among many investors first choice. For example, the iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEArca: EFA) and the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) are two of the four largest ET...

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  • Ten Best Europe Country ETFs

    12-01-2013 07:45 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors have taken note of the plethora of diversified Europe exchange traded funds that are soaring this year. That is a good idea as improving economic data and valuations that are still seen as cheap compared to U.S. stocks have some market observers, including major glob...

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  • Export Growth Holds Back U.K. ETFs From Breaking Out

    11-29-2013 08:15 AM by Tom Lydon

    United Kingdom exchange traded funds are gaining momentum, but sluggishness in the Eurozone and the lack of export growth could put Britain's economy off its game. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney acknowledged that weakness in the Eurozone could hinder the country's export...

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  • Small-Cap ETFs for a Eurozone Recovery

    06-05-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    European equities have weakened considerably on the Greek debt default question, with the more risky small-cap stocks taking the brunt of the hit. However, if the Eurozone shows any hint of recovery, Europe small-cap stocks and the exchange traded funds that follow the asset clas...

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  • iShares Expands International Equity ETF Line

    01-31-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    BlackRock's iShares, the largest provider of exchange traded fund products, recently launched a handful of foreign country-specific funds, bringing the company's new international equity ETF offerings up to twelve so far this year. iShares launched recently launched three broa...

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