iShares MSCI Mexico Index Fund ETFFund
- Change -1.20 (-2.6%)
- Volume 5.43 M
4:00 PM EDT Feb 11, 2016
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- Assets $1,079.3M
- Expense Ratio 0.48%
- Yield 2.57%
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Global Equity ETF
iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF's objective seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the performance of the MSCI Mexico IMI 25/50 Index.
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12-02-2015 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) has traded slightly lower over the past month, but on a year-to-date basis, the lone dedicated Mexico exchange traded fund has been significantly less bad than diversified emerging markets offerings and other Latin America ETFs. ...
10-15-2015 03:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) is down more than 8% year-to-date, but compared to other exchange traded funds tracking Latin American economies, EWW's showing is significantly less bad. In fact, EWW is the only Latin America single-country ETF that has traded ...
09-22-2015 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
As highlighted by a nearly 26% year-to-date decline for the iShares Latin American 40 ETF (NYSEArca: ILF), 2015 is proving to be another rough year for Latin American stocks. Shares of ILF are now down almost 41% over the past year as Latin America has been arguably the weakest s...
09-17-2015 08:20 AM by Tom Lydon
Latin America exchange traded funds have been among the emerging world's worst performers. Major reasons why include slumping commodities prices and spiraling currencies, the latter of which has been caused by speculation that the Federal Reserve will soon raise interest rates. ...
08-28-2015 05:15 PM by Tom Lydon
Meteorologists are already anticipating a strong El Niño event that could last through early spring. As the weather pattern strengthens, some markets and exchange traded funds could be adversely affected. A team at Nomura, led by Rob Subbaraman, pointed to countries that will ...
08-13-2015 04:27 PM by Tom Lydon
Emerging market exchange traded fund investors should closely monitor their Colombia and Mexico exposure as the two economies join the infamous list of "fragile five" emerging countries. According to JPMorgan Asset management, Colombia and Mexico are now members of the so-call...
07-17-2015 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon
When looking for overseas exposure, investors may want to target Europe and region-specific exchange traded funds. Portfolio Strategist Andrew Burkly, along with Sam Burns and Scott Davies at Oppenheimer & Co., argue that European markets are among the highest ranked, wher...
07-10-2015 11:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Money managers are starting to take an interest in Mexico and Chile as consumer spending picks up. Retail investors can also access the two markets through country-specific exchange traded funds. For example, ETF investors can use the iShares MSCI Chile Capped ETF (NYSEArca: E...
07-06-2015 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The Mexican peso has been the worst performing currency this year. Nevertheless, investors interested in Mexico's markets can utilize peso-hedged exchange traded funds to capture any underlying strength, without the currency risk. The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: ...
05-07-2015 09:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Buoyed by bounces for oil and industrial metals prices, exchange traded funds tracking several Latin American economies have recently rebounded. For example, some investors seem to be buying into the notion that the worst is behind Petrobras (NYSE: PBR), Brazil's state-run oil...
04-14-2015 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Expanding upon its popular currency-hedged foreign equity strategies, BlackRock (NYSE: BLK) iShares is working on a slew of currency-hedged adaptations of its global and country-specific exchange traded funds. In anticipation of a strengthening U.S. dollar in response to Feder...
03-12-2015 12:00 PM by Todd Shriber
Underscoring just how poorly Latin American equities have performed this year, three of the 10 worst non-leveraged exchange traded funds on a year-to-date basis are single-country ETFs tracking stocks in Latin American economies. With a 2015 loss of 4.9%, the iShares MSCI Mexi...
03-06-2015 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The Mexico country-specific exchange traded fund could be slowing as declining oil revenue and declining business confidence drag on the economy. The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) has dipped 1.8% year-to-date and fell 2.4% over the past year. Alternatively, th...
12-29-2014 02:54 PM by Max Chen
As Canada and Mexico compete for oil processing along the U.S. Gulf Coast, West Texas Intermediate oil prices may remain depressed, but oil refiners and sector-related exchange traded funds could come out on top. The new Seaway Twin pipeline could double the amount of heavy Ca...
12-26-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber
Overall, emerging markets stocks and exchange traded funds have disappointed investors once again in 2014, but Latin American offerings have been particularly egregious offenders. That trend may not change in 2015. "Jorge Kuri, Morgan Stanley's director of equity research for ...
10-10-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
With U.S. stocks faltering, this may not seem like the time for investors to consider an emerging market that often takes its cues from the world's largest economy. However, Mexico's economic growth is expected to continue accelerating into next year. The iShares MSCI Mexico C...
09-15-2014 10:30 AM by Todd Shriber
Of the five significant single-country exchange traded funds tracking Latin American nations, only the iShares MSCI Chile Capped ETF (NYSEArca: ECH) with its nearly 8% year-to-date loss has performed worse in 2014 than the iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW). Yet EW...
07-21-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors may take a look at exchange traded funds that track Mexico and Argentina as hedge fund firm Third Point sees potential opportunities in the two economies. Daniel Loeb, head of Third Point, argues that Argentina is likely to reach an agreement with its holdout credito...
06-08-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The 2014 World Cup kicks-off Thursday in Brazil, Latin America's largest economy. Overall, there are 32 teams in the World Cup, 21 of which have at least one U.S.-listed country-specific exchange traded fund. Groupings for what is widely seen as the best World Cup field ever w...
06-06-2014 11:33 AM by Todd Shriber
Shares of the iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) are up 1.3% Friday and the largest Mexico ETF is trading at its highest levels of 2014 after Banco de Mexico, the country's central bank, surprisingly cut interest rates. Amid signs Latin America's second-largest eco...
06-05-2014 12:42 PM by Todd Shriber
Broadly speaking, Latin American equity markets are volatile compared to developed markets, such as the U.S. or Western Europe. With the World Cup looming, volatility in markets from host nation Brazil to Chile to Mexico could be benign with volume drying up as traders in the ...
05-25-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The rally in Mexican stocks and related exchange traded funds could wane as the government cuts its 2014 outlook on poor export demand and a dip in consumer confidence after a tax hike. The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) was down 0.2% Friday. The ETF has incre...
05-16-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber
The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) is up nearly 4% in the past month, but the ETF and Mexican equities in general are struggling to keep pace with the returns offered by other Latin American equity markets. Still saddled with a year-to-date loss, EWW has the du...
04-11-2014 12:00 PM by Todd Shriber
As the largest exchange traded fund tracking Latin America's largest economy, the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWZ) receives plenty of attention in the financial press, blogosphere and other outlets. Recently, attention and praised heaped on EWZ has been well dese...
04-06-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
The Mexico exchange traded fund has turned around, moving back above its long-term trend line, as the Mexican central bank points to encouraging and potentially accelerating economic growth. The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) was up 1.0% Friday, trading back ab...
03-30-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
With the first quarter almost in the books, the S&P 500 will head into Monday with a gain of barely more than 1%. Given the start to the year for U.S. stocks, that performance could have been worse. Then again, after last year's 32.3% gain for the benchmark U.S. index, invest...
03-25-2014 08:15 AM by Todd Shriber
Latin America has been a minefield for investors over the past year. As much is confirmed by the iShares Latin American 40 ETF (NYSEArca: ILF) and the SPDR S&P Emerging Latin America ETF (NYSEArca: GML), which are off an average of 17% over the past 12 months. In recent we...
03-13-2014 03:10 PM by Max Chen
Investors have been moving away from the Mexico exchange traded fund as poor economic fundamentals and cyclical weakness continue to weigh on growth. The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) saw $184.1 million in outflows over the past month, according to ETF.com dat...
02-27-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber
On Wednesday, the iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) lost 1.8% on above average volume, extending its year-to-date loss to 9.5%, or nearly 300 basis points worse than the iShares Latin American 40 ETF (NYSEArca: ILF). From a fundamental perspective, EWW arguably sh...
02-26-2014 01:39 PM by Todd Shriber
It is starting to sound like a broken record, but it is still accurate to say 2014 has been harsh to emerging markets exchange traded funds. As has been the case for most of this year, the 10 worst non-leveraged ETFs entering Wednesday's trading session were all emerging marke...
02-10-2014 01:27 PM by Tom Lydon
The economic and political problems in developing economies sent waves through the global markets. Nevertheless, the emerging markets should still be a part of a diversified global portfolio, and investors can utilize exchange traded funds to navigate the world. For starters, ...
02-07-2014 01:07 PM by Tom Lydon
The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) is positioned to close this week flat or with a modest loss. That lags the 2.3% gained by the iShares Latin American 40 ETF (NYSEArca: ILF), which features an almost 28% weight to Mexico. EWW's lethargy is disappointing consid...
02-05-2014 04:05 PM by Tom Lydon
The Mexico exchange traded fund did not get much help after Moody's Investors Service upgraded the country's credit rating. The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) closed modestly lower Wednesday, adding to its 9.2% year-to-date decline. Citing improvements due t...
02-03-2014 02:21 PM by Todd Shriber
The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) is the second-best single-country ETF tracking a Latin American nation this year, just as it was in 2013. And as was the case last year, EWW's status as second-best among LatAm country ETFs does not mean a whole lot because th...
01-27-2014 12:07 PM by Todd Shriber
A toxic cocktail of negative news is afflicting emerging markets bonds, currencies and equities leaving investors with little to no shelter from the storm in the developing world. The catalysts for the current emerging markets washout are almost too numerous to list here, but ...
01-14-2014 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Monday was another bloodbath for already battered emerging markets exchange traded funds, but there could be some encouraging technical signs developing with an ETF that has the potential to be one of this year's sturdier developing world funds. The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ...
01-12-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Widely held emerging markets exchange traded funds have done nothing to convince wary investors this year will be better than the last. The Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM), the two largest emerging ma...
01-06-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
This is how bad things were for exchange traded funds tracking Latin America last year: Of the single-country funds, only the Global X FTSE Argentina 20 ETF (NYSEArca: ARGT) posted a gain. The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) was the next best performer of the gr...
01-03-2014 08:15 AM by Tom Lydon
Thursday's session was not the start to 2014 emerging markets investors were looking for as the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM) lost 3.8% on volume that was more than double the daily average. Other high volume losers among emerging markets funds included the...
12-31-2013 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon
As a decade-long commodity boom wanes, Latin America exchange traded funds are slumping. Broad Latin America ETFs have stumbled this year. The iShares S&P Latin America 40 Index Fund (NYSEArca: ILF) is down 13.0% year-to-date and the SPDR S&P Emerging Latin America ETF...
12-27-2013 07:30 AM by Todd Shriber
To say the iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) is the second-best Latin America single-country ETF of 2013 is accurate. It is also somewhat misleading because of the six country-specific LatAm ETFs, only the Global X FTSE Argentina 20 ETF (NYSEArca: ARGT) has traded...
12-20-2013 01:48 PM by Todd Shriber
The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) rose 1% Friday after J.P. Morgan revealed an overweight rating on the largest trading partner of the U.S. EWW's Friday gain eats into a year-to-date loss that stood at 4% heading into Friday's session, giving the $2.4 billion ...
12-11-2013 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
With the end of 2013 in sight, it is fair to say it has been a rough year for emerging markets investors. It is also fair to say that, in recent months, some green shoots have started to emerge. For example, exchange traded funds tracking equities in steady, lower beta develop...
11-22-2013 07:30 AM by Todd Shriber
No doubt it has been a disappointing year for exchange traded funds tracking Latin American equities. The iShares Latin American 40 ETF (NYSEArca: ILF) is down 14.2% and all but one of the region's single-country ETFs are in the red this year. That includes steep losses for th...
11-17-2013 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Apologies for following up good news with glum tidings, but some single-country exchange traded funds have really struggled this year. As we noted on Thursday, for most of the world's major equity bourses, 2013 has been a good year. There have also been plenty of forgettable p...
10-23-2013 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Growing current-account deficits, hot money exposure and a cooling China are just some reasons why investors are taking a closer look at emerging market exchange traded funds as more become selective in their foreign exposure. HSBC Holdings Plc, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and In...
09-10-2013 04:25 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors have been put off from emerging market exchange traded funds after the recent dip. However, large money managers are coming back, pointing to excessive declines as a good buying opportunity. The recent sell-off "is very much of a psychological thing that will pass on...
09-09-2013 03:30 PM by Tom Lydon
In a surprise move, Mexico's central bank slashed the country's key rate to a record low, supporting the anemic economy and bolstering the country-specific exchange traded fund. The iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) was up more than 3% on Monday to follow up on Fr...
08-14-2013 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Emerging markets have been clobbered this year, but exchange traded funds that track Mexico and Chinese small-caps are picking up speed off their June low. David Fabian of Fabian Capital Management on ETF Daily points out that the iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW)...
07-15-2013 04:20 PM by Tom Lydon
After the speculation on Fed "tapering," hot money exited emerging market exchange traded funds, but some believe the area now offers cheap investment opportunities, pointing to faster growth and higher yields than developed economies. In June, a record $37 billion was pulled ...
06-05-2013 10:06 AM by Tom Lydon
Concerned that free flowing liquidity from years of loose monetary policies will soon come to an end, investors are shifting away from emerging market assets and exchange traded funds. The Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) lost 3% over the past month. The fund...
02-11-2013 09:05 AM by Tom Lydon
Mexico is the new focus of the Latin American economies, as the banking industry is in a growth spurt. Investors could consider the exchange traded fund for diversified portfolios as the middle class expands and wages rise. "The demand for bank stocks in Mexico is very large r...
12-31-2012 08:45 AM by Tom Lydon
Mexico has a profitable export market and has even captured some of China's trade share. The iShares MSCI Mexico Investable Market Index ETF (NYSEArca: EWW) offers investors near-term opportunity, however, the United States must be able to get economic growth back on track. Th...
12-24-2012 10:35 AM by Tom Lydon
For the exchange traded fund investors who are reluctant to just sit idly by while the government hikes up taxes and diminishes overall wealth, PIMCO's resident bond guru, Bill Gross, suggests a couple of steps to hedge the pending wealth tax. Gross manages the PIMCO Total Ret...
12-19-2012 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Emerging market economies are most commonly accessed through broad-based funds such as the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM). There are various single-country ETFs that have performed well in 2012, and give targeted exposure to a desired emerging economy. In 20...
12-14-2012 04:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The economy and markets are humming along, but potential risks still loom, namely the so-called fiscal cliff. For the more pessimistic investors, it could be time to look over some defensive exchange traded fund options. While Mohamed El-Erian, chief executive officer at Pacif...
10-11-2012 11:56 AM by Tom Lydon
Many investors and advisors remain cautious on the emerging markets because of perceived risks, such as the housing bubble in China and the drug war in Mexico, but some exchange traded funds that track these emerging markets are painting a different picture. Prominent hedge fu...
07-31-2012 07:18 AM by Tom Lydon
Mexico has been outperforming behind the scenes, as investors have focused their attention on the doom and gloom in the Eurozone and the U.S. The exchange traded fund iShares MSCI Mexico Index (NYSEArca: EWW) has popped above its 200 day-moving-average. "Economists are predict...
07-22-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The Mexico exchange traded fund has vaulted almost 15% over the last month after the newly elected president pledged to enact market-friendly economic reforms. The iShares MSCI Mexico Index Fund (NYSEArca: EWW) increased 14.7% over the past month and is up 19.8% year-to-date. ...
06-11-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors seeking to capitalize on a single country's growth should consider that an expanding, robust economy needs active participants to fully maximize a country's potential. With developed economies suffering from an aging population, there might be better opportunities in em...
02-22-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
With global growth, copious liquidity and low interest rates spurring riskier investment strategies, emerging market equities and exchange traded funds have been among the most attractive assets this year. "The main argument for investing in international equities is for diver...
08-23-2011 03:52 PM by Tom Lydon
Many exchange traded funds that track individual countries have been beaten to a pulp in 2011. Some bargain hunters see cheap valuations in these hard-hit ETFs despite global debt and economic tensions. Last week, we took a look at some of the most oversold ETFs measured by di...
08-12-2011 08:18 AM by Tom Lydon
Drug cartel related violence in Mexico has caused thousands of deaths and dampened economic growth. Nevertheless, a new study found that foreign investment into Mexico's economy seems to be on the rise. According to the Mexico's Economy Ministry, foreign direct investment (FDI...
03-16-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
A mix of warning signs are popping up in the emerging markets. However, emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) aren't all moving in lock step, and investors may wade through the waters to find stability. For some emerging markets, growth is slowing, inflation is rising a...
02-28-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Higher metals prices have prompted greater interest in mining operations, and the Mexico exchange traded fund (ETF) could benefit from the influx of cash in merger and acquisitions in Mexico's mining sector. Mexico's Mining Chamber stated that around 50 sites are potential tar...
02-10-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Mexico's peso has been on a clear uptrend against the U.S. dollar, but that may not necessarily be a great thing for the iShares MSCI Mexico (NYSEArca: EWW) exchange traded fund (ETF). Pressure on Mexican policymakers is rising along with the peso, but they're hesitant to inte...
01-23-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Mexico's exchange traded fund (ETF) has more or less been holding its own. But for real gains, it may have to piggyback off the U.S. economy. Despite escalating violence in Mexico's war against the drug cartel, Mexico's stock market, the BOLSA, doubled the performance of the M...
01-17-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
While one ratings agency outlines a pessimistic outlook for Mexico, the economy has jumped back from one of its worst recessions on record, and reports of upward revisions in growth could translate to a good year for Mexico country-specific exchange traded fund (ETF). Of course, ...
12-28-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Latin America is one emerging market region to keep close tabs on. But the region has a lot of moving parts, which has resulted in varying performance in their exchange traded funds (ETFs). Brazil. It's been a flat year for Brazil. iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (NYSEArca: EWZ...
11-22-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The markets are moving on Thanksgiving spirit and certain exchange traded funds (ETFs) are worth minding this week as things develop. Don Dion for The Street noted five ETFs investors should watch this week, including: Market Vectors Agribusiness (NYSEArca: MOO) iShares ...
11-02-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Mexico's economy and exchange traded funds (ETFs) are expanding so quickly that not even fierce competition from China is getting in the way. Mexico's economy grew 7.25% in August from a year earlier, according to a national statistics agency. Jonathon J. Levin for Bloomberg B...
10-11-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Despite ongoing violence related to the drug cartel battle raging across the border, Mexico's stock market and exchange traded fund (ETF) have been doing quite well this year, thanks in part to a booming tourism industry. International tourism to Mexico increased to 7.1 millio...
08-25-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Brazil's economy largely dominates South America, but other emerging Latin American economies are also showing some promise. Good news: there are exchange traded funds (ETFs) for them, too. The Brazilian Central Bank President Henrique Meirelles expects that the economy will ...
08-24-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
It's far from any sort of secret that Harvard's endowment likes exchange traded funds (ETFs). Recent filings show just how much, in fact. Harvard's endowment disclosed in SEC filings that it favored emerging markets ETFs, raising its positions in them in the second quarter whi...
08-18-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Mexico's economy and exchange traded fund (ETF) were caught up in a mix of negative reports about drug wars and border disputes. But in the last six months or so, the picture has started to brighten. Talk about a comeback. Andres Martinez for Bloomberg reports that Mexico's fi...
08-04-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The Mexico exchange traded fund (ETF) had a solid second quarter, in line with the country's economic performance. But Mexico's Central Bank is holding off on making any big moves just yet. Some of the good things happening in the economy lately include: Exports have been ...
06-24-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) have made it easier for the regular investor to gain access to China and other Asian emerging markets. Still, emerging economies aren't for the conservatives at heart since they come with greater risk and higher volatility. The iShares FTSE/Xinhua ...
06-19-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Mexico's economy is heating up fast, and BlackRock - the owner of the iShares line of exchange traded funds (ETFs) - has no intention of missing out on our Southern neighbors' growth. BlackRock intends to double its portfolio in Mexico to $26 billion within the next three yea...
06-01-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Despite the debilitating effects of the escalating violence between Mexico's drug gangs, Mexico's economy expanded for the first time in more than a year, and the its exchange traded fund (ETF) may continue to improve as trade increases between the United States and Mexico. Me...
05-28-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Recent pullbacks aside, Latin America's exchange traded funds (ETFs) are still worthy of a little attention. Several of them, in fact, remain above their 200-day moving average and have held up relatively well through the market's tumult. Only three Latin America-focused ETFs ...
05-27-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Harvard's endowment loves exchange traded funds (ETFs) - it's true. In its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), we're privy to which ETFs in particular it loves, and which ETFs, not so much. As the richest university in the United States, Harva...
05-14-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As a new fiscal crisis emerges in the developed world, investors may be inclined to push more money into the developing Latin America markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs). Robust growth and large reserves of natural resources are just some reasons to keep an eye on Latin Amer...
05-05-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Happy Cinco de Mayo! While you're mixing up a fresh batch of margaritas and guacamole, let's take a look at Mexico's exchange traded fund (ETF), which has performance of late that's worthy of a little celebration. What a difference a quarter makes. Mexico's economy grew 4% in ...
03-26-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Brazil's economy with its steadfast and robust growth is something to envy, and envy is exactly what Mexico is feeling. While both countries' economies and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) have experienced remarkable gains, Brazil's denizens seem to be happier about their sit...
03-11-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The Mexican economy has its ups and downs, however, the resource-rich country often gets lost in the shadow of its Latin American counterparts - especially Brazil. But Mexico has promise and an exchange traded fund (ETF) to ride its coattails. Mexico may not have as many fans ...
02-25-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Latin America isn't content to just sit back and let the recovery happen to its exchange traded funds (ETFs). The region is taking matters of growth into its own hands, joining forces with Caribbean nations to discuss forming a bloc that would promote better economic well-being. ...
02-12-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The stumbling U.S. economy is hitting Mexico's exchange traded fund (ETF) and economy on two fronts: remittances and a lack of demand for exported goods on the part of American consumers. Jason Beaubien for Reuters says that Mexico experienced the largest decrease in money sen...
01-11-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The BRIC (Brazil, India, Russia, China) exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been much-ballyhooed in the wake of the global economic recovery, but there's a new acronym in town: the MAVINS. BRIC countries have been given a lot of press lately, but there are other interesting thi...
01-03-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
One area of the world has endured the stresses of the global economic implosion and financial crunch relatively well. Latin America's economies, along with related exchange traded funds, may be set for a speedy return to growth, but some may not pick up as fast due to their relia...
12-24-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Sure, Brazil has been a stellar emerging market , but it's not the only country in the economically vibrant Latin America. You have several options with exchange traded funds (ETFs) to play this region. Usually, investors are speaking the "B" word when it comes to investing in...
12-19-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
An appreciating U.S. dollar may have some investors rearranging their allocation to riskier emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) in favor of markets with greater ties to the U.S. economy. A person only needs to look south of the border to find one of the United States' mo...
11-28-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
After a year of seemingly endless problems sprouting up, Mexico's officials may have become complacent. It could be a stumbling block on the way to economic and exchange traded fund (ETF) health if the situation doesn't change. Mexico was fettered to the United States as both ...
10-10-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Mexico's economy and exchange traded fund (ETF) took a drubbing in the economic downturn. But now the Latin American country is looking to the future and figuring out its next step. Mexico's economy is showing early signs of recovering from its deepest recession since 1995. E...
08-25-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
After a deep contraction, Mexico's economy, along with related exchange traded fund (ETF), may have no where left to look to but up. Nevertheless, the economy has a couple of snags to overcome. Mexico's economy, Latin America's second largest, contracted 10.3% in the second qu...
07-24-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Staying connected to other countries is generally a boon during years of prosperity. But Mexico is learning that its economy and related exchange traded fund (ETF) are now at the mercy of economic dips of its trading partners. Around 80% of Mexico's exports go to the United St...
05-19-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
What's leading one of the nation's top endowments - Harvard University's, to be exact - to load up on emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs)? In Harvard's top U.S.-listed holdings for the end of the first quarter, the most copious amount of U.S.-listed equity holding...
05-02-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Some Latin American countries may benefit from aid given by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Mexico's economy could fall ill to the new swine flu. Be it good or bad, related exchange traded funds (ETFs) could help gauge the effects. In the past, Latin American countri...
04-15-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Mexico is a country in transition right now, but what's the outlook for their economy and exchange traded fund (ETF)? Mexico's economy is set to shrink 2.8% this year based upon falling exports, underscoring the deep troubles that led it to seek help from the International Mon...
03-19-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The crackdown on the drug cartels by Mexico's government has tourists wary of the ongoing violence, and the instability may spill over to affect the country's economy and related exchange traded fund (ETF). In a matter of days after Calderón's term started, he dispatched the ...
02-07-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
In addition to taking a hit from the global financial crisis, the Mexican peso continues to weaken and lose ground to the U.S. Dollar. This can be devastating to the third world country and exchange traded funds (ETFs) that are influenced by the Mexican currency. Tom Petruno f...
01-30-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Job opportunities in growing countries are highly coveted by workers in poorer countries, but recent unemployment rates in the United States has affected the remittance that helped boost Mexico's economy and subsequent exchange traded fund (ETF). After major job cuts in the U....
01-06-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Mexico has been practicing fiscally-prudent stable macroeconomics to protect its economy and exchange traded fund (ETF), but now it looks like it was not enough to shield against the long reaches of recession. Economists have lauded the shrewd economic policies that reduced de...
12-29-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Retail sales in Mexico are flatlining, as the numbers fell for the second straight month since October, giving investors and exchange traded funds (ETFs) a reason to feel edgy. Just as in the United States, consumers in Mexico are not buying household items such as appliances ...
11-06-2008 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
While Mexico and its exchange traded fund (ETF) have been hit in the global turmoil, some of the country's officials claim that they've sidestepped the worst of it. Others, however, seem to feel that more slowing is in the offing. Overall, the country is maintaining its growt...
10-02-2008 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Latin America's exchange traded funds (ETFs) were hit hard today, and its fastest economic expansion in 30 years might be coming to an end. The global credit crunch has been stunting investment and dampening demand for the region's commodities, say Joshua Goodman and Sebas...
09-12-2008 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The global economy and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) have encountered a big slowdown, and Mexico is no exception. But at least one official in the country is optimistic that the light is at the end of the tunnel. Mexico's Finance Minister Agustin Carstens said Tuesday t...
08-24-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Mexico and its exchange traded fund (ETF) are feeling down in the dumps, but its outpacing some other regions. The iShares Mexico Fund (EWW) has fared better than Europe, Russia, Asia, Canada, Australia and Brazil to name a few, so what gives? It could be that although growth ...
08-15-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Mexico's exchange traded fund (ETF) has found itself driven by successes in its telecommunications and cement components. The top holdings in iShares MSCI Mexico (EWW) are America Movil (AMX) at 24% and Cemex at 11%. AMX is one of the largest providers of fixed line and wirele...
08-06-2008 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Latin American exchange traded funds (ETFs) are dusting themselves off today after faltering yesterday. The Chilean peso fell for a third straight day after the Federal Reserve hinted that it would raise rates this year. The central bank wound up keeping interest rates exactly...
07-24-2008 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Currency exchange traded funds (ETFs) could reflect the news that Mexico's peso strengthened the most since 2002. Investors bet against the gap between the U.S. and Mexican benchmark lending rates widening and signaled attention toward the nation's fixed-income securities. ...
07-17-2008 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Mexico's peso is at a five-year high, and it could be just the thing to make the currency's exchange traded fund (ETF) shout, "Ole!" The CurrencyShares Mexican Peso Trust (FXM) closed yesterday at an all-time high. It's up 6.6% year-to-date. The rise was attributed to the gain...
07-10-2008 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Over the last five years, Latin America's exchange traded funds (ETFs) have shown they've got the moves. What's more, the region is exhibiting signs of being a reliable long-term sector, says Tom Sullivan for Barron's. Latin America gets a special boost in the area of natural ...
Number of Holdings: 62
|Publishing & Broadcasting||7.1%|
|Basic & Diversified Chemicals||5%|
|Transport Support Services||4.6%|
|Cement & Aggregates||4.1%|
|Precious Metal Mining||1.7%|
Number of Holdings: 62
|13.2%||AMXL||America Movil SAB de...||Communications||0||Mexico|
|9.6%||FEMSAUBD||Fomento Economico Me...||Consumer Staples||510493000||Mexico|
|7.3%||WALMEX||Wal-Mart de Mexico S...||Consumer Staples||684532000||Mexico|
|6.7%||TLEVISACPO||Grupo Televisa SAB||Communications||323196000||Mexico|
|6.6%||GFNORTEO||Grupo Financiero Ban...||Financials||235212000||Mexico|
|3.9%||GMEXICOB||Grupo Mexico SAB de ...||Materials||343007000||Mexico|
|3.3%||CEMEXCPO||Cemex SAB de CV||Materials||175406000||Mexico|
|3.2%||ALFAA||Alfa SAB de CV||Materials||164407000||Mexico|
|3.0%||BIMBOA||Grupo Bimbo SAB de C...||Consumer Staples||203319000||Mexico|
|2.9%||FUNO||Fibra Uno Administra...||Financials||117267000||Mexico|
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