iShares MSCI Chile Index Fund ETFFund
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- Volume 0.30 M
4:00 PM EDT Jul 22, 2014
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- Assets $331.7M
- Expense Ratio 0.61%
- Yield 2.86%
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Global Equity ETF
iShares MSCI Chile Capped ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks investment results that correspond to the MSCI Chile IMI 25/50 Index.
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07-17-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Chile's central bank will cut its benchmark rates to stimulate the languid economy, potentially lifting the country-related exchange traded fund from its stupor. The iShares MSCI Chile Capped ETF (NYSEArca: ECH) has dipped 0.9% year-to-date. Chile's central bank cut the ben...
06-12-2014 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The 2014 World Cup starts today with host nation Brazil taking on Croatia. Although volume will likely be light, a victory by Brazil today could lift Brazilian equities and the corresponding exchange traded funds on Friday. On that note, it is time to look at the ETFs tied to ...
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 ...
04-03-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Joining the recent recovery by exchange traded funds tracking Latin American countries is the iShares MSCI Chile Capped ETF (NYSEArca: ECH). Although volume was below average, the lone Chile ETF eked a small gain Wednesday, the first trading session after a magnitude 8.1 earth...
04-02-2014 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
If you believe in the market's ability to revert back to the mean, then you are likely hunting down exchange traded funds with attractive valuations or those that have been recently oversold. But there is a little more to value investing than just picking the worst performers. ...
03-28-2014 04:16 PM by Tom Lydon
The China's government is taking steps to shore up its weakening economy, lifting copper exchange traded notes, with the base metal's prices ending at its largest weekly advance in six months. The iPath Dow Jones-UBS Copper Total Return Sub-Index ETN (NYSEArca: JJC) was up 1.5...
03-20-2014 02:21 PM by Max Chen
The exchange traded note that tracks copper, known by traders as the metal with a Ph.D. in economics, has been faltering despite an expanding global economy. Many are pointing to troubles in China as the main culprit in copper's weakness. The iPath Dow Jones-UBS Copper Total R...
03-17-2014 01:07 PM by Tom Lydon
Gold and copper are diverging in significant fashion. Over the past three months, the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD), the largest gold ETF by assets, is up more than 10% while the iPath Dow Jones-UBS Copper Total Return Sub-Index ETN (NYSEArca: JJC) is lower by 11.2%. Gold's...
03-14-2014 11:00 AM by Todd Shriber
With Thursday's close at $35.46, the iPath Dow Jones-UBS Copper Total Return Sub-Index ETN (NYSEArca: JJC) is trading at its lowest levels since the third quarter of 2009. That means copper futures are plunging, but the bad news is not confined to JJC or ETFs such as the Global X...
03-10-2014 02:47 PM by Tom Lydon
Tennessee, the Volunteer State, is the top holder or second-largest investor in 12 emerging market exchange traded funds, highlighting the growing usage of ETFs as an investment tool to gain targeted exposure to market areas. The Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System is no...
03-04-2014 02:19 PM by Todd Shriber
Emerging markets exchange traded funds are bouncing back from Monday's Ukraine-induced drubbing, but many of the genre's marquee names still have a long way to go regain investors' trust…and assets. When playing developing economies, many investors opt for the diversified appr...
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...
02-06-2014 08:15 AM by Tom Lydon
A prominent theme tied to emerging markets in recent months has been a spate of central bank actions. Primarily, developing world central banks have been raising interest rates as a means of defending sagging currencies. Conventional wisdom dictates that it usually takes sever...
01-31-2014 01:37 PM by Max Chen
Equities and stock exchange traded funds started the year in back-and-forth action, struggling to break above recent highs. However, soft economic data, coupled with troubles in the emerging markets, triggered a global sell-off in the last week of the month. The Dow Jones Indu...
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...
12-30-2013 12:37 PM by Tom Lydon
For much of this year, it has been said the U.S. is the "cleanest dirty shirt" or the "best house on the block." Indeed, U.S. equities have impressed, but so have other markets and that list is comprised of more than just Japan. With an eye toward 2014, investors should start ...
12-24-2013 11:18 AM by Tom Lydon
One takeaway from this year's emerging markets sell-off is that investors need to be ultra-selective when evaluating exchange traded funds that hold developing world equities. Following the second-quarter spike in Treasury yields that exposed emerging markets saddled with heav...
12-11-2013 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Copper futures have slumped this year. Although the red metal has been battered by speculation about the exact state of the Chinese economy, copper has at least outperformed gold and silver, though that is not saying much. The iPath Dow Jones-UBS Copper Total Return Sub-Index ...
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...
11-14-2013 12:20 PM by Todd Shriber
There was a time when the Global X FTSE Colombia 20 ETF (NYSEArca: GXG) was the toast of the Latin America ETF clique. These are not those days. GXG, the oldest and largest of the three Colombia-specific ETFs, has fallen on hard times, though in a sign of just how badly single...
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...
01-25-2013 07:56 AM by Tom Lydon
An ETF indexed to Chile, the world's largest copper producer, has climbed 9% the past three months on a rebound in the commodity's price and a resurgence in China's economy. The performance of the iShares MSCI Chile Index (NYSEArca: ECH) is tied to copper, and Chile is a top s...
11-26-2012 08:17 AM by Tom Lydon
Chile is a country that will offer investors Latin American and commodity exposure in one play. The iShares MSCI Chile Index (NYSEArca: ECH) allows exposure to the growth in Asian markets indirectly, as Chile is a top exporter of minerals and copper. The latest data out of Chi...
04-25-2012 08:46 AM by Tom Lydon
Many investors focus on broad-based ETFs for emerging markets. However, there are some single-country funds tracking developing markets such as Chile and Peru that have been offering up good performance under the radar. They can also benefit from moves in specific currency mar...
03-28-2012 10:47 AM by John Spence
The Santiago Stock Exchange expects to launch an exchange traded fund tracking Chilean stocks by the end of 2012, according to a report. The exchange this week signed an agreement with Brazil's Banco Itau's general fund manager to create ETF shares that will track the blue-chi...
03-08-2012 01:17 PM by Tom Lydon
Chile is one emerging economy of Latin America that has great growth potential and can offer investors a play on the commodity market. The iShares MSCI Chile (NYSEArca: ECH) tracks the world's largest producer of copper and also gives some mining exposure. "Of course, when inv...
01-19-2012 10:09 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds tracking Chile's stock market and the Chilean peso are ramping higher along with copper prices. The country is a major exporter of the industrial metal and is benefiting from the improved outlook on the global economy. The Chilean peso hit a two-month hig...
11-18-2011 02:20 PM by Tom Lydon
An exchange traded fund that invests in Chilean stocks has lost ground this week along with copper prices. Also, data released Friday showed Chile's economic growth cooled in the third quarter. Chile is the world's largest copper producer. The red metal's price has taken a hit...
10-24-2011 11:28 AM by Tom Lydon
Copper exchange traded funds rallied Monday for the second straight day on optimism over European Union summit talks and bullish manufacturing data from China. Copper was on track for its biggest two-day rally since March 2009, Bloomberg reported. "Most markets seem to be r...
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...
08-23-2011 02:52 PM by Tom Lydon
Morgan Stanley recently lowered its growth forecast for all Latin American economies with the exception of Chile, which posted solid GDP growth in the first half of 2011. The iShares MSCI Chile Index (NYSEArca: ECH) is in negative territory for the year, however. Economies ...
05-28-2011 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Analysts say that Chilean stocks have a further upside, giving strength to the single-country exchange traded fund (ETF). Inflationary pressure has been the main issue that Latin American economies are grappling with this year, but Chile is ahead of the pack. "It seems like th...
04-11-2011 06:30 PM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) tracking copper futures and copper miners have traded in a range so far in 2011, searching for direction. Copper is used as an indicator for the overall economic health of the global economy and strong demand equals expansion. [Copper ETFs Take Poi...
03-24-2011 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
President Barack Obama's visit to Latin American countries may have proven influential for trade relations between the U.S. and subsequent economies. U.S. businesses, exports and jobs are topics that were hit upon, in hopes of hitting a turning point for markets and exchange trad...
03-17-2011 12:02 PM by Tom Lydon
President Barack Obama will be visiting Latin American countries this weekend. He will be highlighting a series of economic talks with Brazil that could prove fruitful for U.S. businesses, along with related equity-based exchange traded funds (ETFs). Michael Froman, national s...
03-15-2011 10:31 AM by Tom Lydon
Copper prices and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been dragged down on concerns that the massive quake in Japan could have affected the country's ability to smelt copper. Still, hopeful observers note that rebuilding Japan could uplift industrial metals. The iPath Do...
03-07-2011 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Despite several large earthquakes, trapped miners and a copper mining strike that halted production of its largest natural resource, the iShares MSCI Chile (NYSEArca: ECH) and the Chilean economy still improved in 2010. If you thought the troubles that dogged the Chilean econo...
02-03-2011 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Global X, now becoming well known for its lineup of first-mover exchange traded funds (ETFs), is first-to-market again with a fund aimed at the Andean region of Latin America. The Andean region, composed of the fast-growing economies of Peru, Colombia and Chile, boasts one of ...
01-04-2011 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Copper prices rose more than 30% in 2010. If you're hoping for a continuation if that rally in copper exchange traded funds (ETFs), you may be in luck. Commodities have been leading the charge, largely on weakness in the dollar, but outshining the majority of them is copper. D...
12-17-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Every year, we take the crystal ball out of a dark closet and examine it for clues about what's in store for the exchange traded fund (ETF) industry in the coming year. Last December, we made 10 predictions about the industry for 2010. Did the crystal ball steer us in the right d...
12-07-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
According to a new report, large metropolitan cities are leading the global economic recovery, and it is no surprise that emerging market metros are showing some of the fastest growth rates. Emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) can help you hone in on the best of the best...
11-19-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The index provider behind a broad commodity exchange traded fund (ETF) has recently launched a copper index that could seen be followed by an ETF. United States Commodity Funds, the ETF provider behind such popular ETFs as the United States Oil Fund (NYSEArca: USO) and United ...
10-15-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Chile has a lot to be happy about. As the mining drama comes to a denouement, Chile's stock market, along with the country-related exchange traded fund (ETF), surges on the fortunate news, and the economy is expanding at a robust pace. Chile's 33 trapped miners have been hoist...
10-07-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
While developed economies are just barely eking out growth, emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) have produced some phenomenal growth. Is this "the new normal"? International-stock funds increased by 16% on average in the third quarter, with emerging markets experienc...
09-27-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
In recent years, commodity exchange traded funds (ETFs) have launched at a furious clip. What does that mean for you? John Waggoner of USA Today notes that among the benefits of commodity exposure is that they're an uncorrelated asset class. Bear in mind, however, that low cor...
08-27-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Chile's economy expanded more than 6% in the second quarter, blowing out all other emerging markets. Its exchange traded fund (ETF) has handily reflected the strides Chile's economy has made since a devastating earthquake in February. The Latin American country's stock market...
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...
08-20-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
It is no surprise that the fastest growing economies are in the emerging markets. For the last six months, some of the best performing exchange traded funds (ETFs) were also those that covered the developing world. Thailand. The Thailand Development Research Institute projects...
08-10-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
If you're looking to bet on growth with a side of risk, frontier markets might be your speed. Allocations to these small, expanding markets exist in exchange traded fund (ETF) form. Frontier markets - countries even less developed than emerging ones - could offer better return...
07-29-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Chile's exchange traded fund (ETF) is one of the top-performing single-country ETFs so far this year. If you dig deeper, you might find a lot to like about this fast-growing economy. By all appearances, Chile's economy has reached its pre-2009 growth levels. Economic activity ...
07-27-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
You've heard about all the benefits of trading in exchange traded funds (ETFs), and you're thinking about trading them. But before you start trading this nifty investment tool, a key point to keep in mind is that all ETFs are created differently, with disparate holdings, diversif...
07-17-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) are always a tantalizing investment option. They hold the potential for great growth, but at the same time, increase portfolio risk. As the global economy continues to morph into unchartered grounds, emerging market ETFs will become ev...
06-29-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Frontier market exchange traded funds (ETFs) present people with the opportunity to invest in regions and areas that would otherwise be unavailable for the average retail investor. These up-and-coming, rapidly growing countries may help diversify your portfolio. An investor ma...
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 ...
03-03-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
A devastating earthquake has disrupted everyday life in Chile. While cleanup and rescue efforts continue, though, many are still sorting out what the total impact on the economy and exchange traded fund (ETF) will ultimately be. Chile's economy is regarded as one of the best i...
03-01-2010 09:45 AM by Tom Lydon
Small wonder that copper prices are experiencing aftershocks of their own following this weekend's massive earthquake in Chile. The Latin American economy is the world's largest copper producer and millions are awaiting signs of a long-term supply disruption. Mine production ...
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. ...
02-08-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Copper prices have hit their lowest point since Oct. 19, and are 20% below this year's high price. Enter the bargain hunters, out buying everything from copper exchange traded notes (ETNs) to the physical metal. Why is copper on such a tear? Bargain Hunting. As copper pric...
01-24-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Chile can thank two sectors in particular for the surprise rate of growth it notched in November. The production in those sectors also helped fuel the country's exchange traded fund (ETF) in the last year. South America's fifth-largest economy expanded on the strength of mini...
01-20-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Since the calendar switched over to the new year, little has changed in emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs). In fact, if anything, the picture has gotten a little bit better despite today's blip. Productivity Improving. China and India have long been desired locat...
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...
12-31-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors have been optimistic about Chile's exchange traded fund (ETF) this year, and they're not alone. The country's denizens are noticing the shift, too, as the Latin American nation moves from developing to developed. This week, the Organization for Economic Cooperation ...
12-17-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
After experiencing its worst economic slump since the Asian crisis of the 1990s, Chile and its exchange traded fund (ETF) are showing signs of renewed vigor. For the first time in 2009, Chile posted economic growth, signaling an end to the stunted economic growth. The country...
10-23-2009 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Ever since world economies began their long march toward recovery, base metals, along with related exchange traded funds (ETFs), have seen more demand. The current supply of copper looks like it may be dropping and steel producers may be flooding the market. Copper prices ...
07-17-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Enticed by low prices, China stockpiled copper and other commodities and now controls the fate of copper prices and has the potential to move both futures markets and related exchange traded funds (ETFs). James Campbell of The Wall Street Journal reports that China's State Re...
07-01-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The recent rally in stocks has lifted sagging world markets and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) with holders of such funds pleased and leaving onlookers envious. While there are many, here are five areas that have been particular standouts. In Japan, the country's exports...
07-01-2009 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
It is hard to keep track of each country in the vast world of exchange traded funds (ETFs). That's why we are here to provide some limelight for the less talked about countries. We know you're interested. Indonesia boosts some solid basic fundamentals including a reform minded...
06-29-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Chile's exchange traded fund (ETF), which launched in November 2007, hasn't had the easiest of rides. But now that we're in 2009, the future is starting to look a little brighter. Here's why the country should be on your radar. Gary Gordon for ETF Expert explains the differen...
06-24-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
When you thought that the exchange traded fund (ETF) world couldn't get more diversified, it surprised us all with a newly created infrastructure ETF. The newly created iShares Emerging Market Infrastructure Index Fund (EMIF) offers investors even more exposure to emerging ma...
04-29-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Do you favor commodities or specific countries? You can have it both ways, by combining categories and looking into exchange traded funds (ETFs) of countries rich with commodities and natural resources. Why should investors consider single country funds? These country funds al...
04-13-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Copper prices have hit their highest prices in six months, giving related exchange traded notes (ETNs) and exchange traded funds (ETFs) some steam. Why is copper the metal of the moment? Falling supplies. Inventories in warehouses monitored by the Shanghai Futures Exchange d...
04-08-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Copper-related exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded notes (ETNs) hit a low in November, but since then they have been steadily climbing. What's driving it? The Tactical Investor on Seeking Alpha notes the typical thinking that the economy usually mimics the copper...
03-25-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Chile prudently invested its wealth from the previous commodities upsurge and now the economy, along with subsequent exchange traded fund (ETF), may be in a position to recuperate in a timely fashion. Moody's ratings agency recently upped Chile's credit rating, making it the f...
01-30-2009 02:43 PM by Tom Lydon
Economic news and corporate earnings from fourth quarter were reported through the month, affecting markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs). The Dow Jones industrial average lost nearly 9% for the month, the S&P 500 was down 8.6% and the Nasdaq 6.4%. iShares MSCI Chile...
01-29-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Global economic difficulties have left Chile's economy and exchange traded fund (ETF) hanging, but there is hope for soft landing. Planned Stimulus. The government has planned a $4 billion fiscal stimulus package to boost domestic demand, safeguard jobs and avoid a recession. ...
01-13-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Will the massive stimulus plans expected to be launched by the United States and China boost copper consumption and give the industry and its exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded notes (ETNs) a much-needed shot of adrenaline? On one hand, the stimulus packages have ...
10-10-2008 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
While almost no one is escaping the wrath of the markets, Chile and its exchange traded fund (ETF) could be poised to rebound in good shape if they play their cards right. Finance Minister Andres Velasco sought to reassure the public that while they have been affected, Chi...
08-27-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Chile experienced rapid growth during the second quarter that could give room for its exchange traded fund (ETF) to flourish and giving the Central Bank room to raise interest rates in an effort to stave off inflation. Chile's GDP grew 4.3% during the second quarter, higher th...
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...
07-10-2008 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: 40
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Number of Holdings: 40
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|7.7%||COPEC||Empresas COPEC SA||Energy||9547426510000||Chile|
|6.5%||ENDESA||Empresa Nacional de ...||Utilities||6864868580000||Chile|
|5.6%||LAN||Latam Airlines Group...||Consumer Discretionary||4055678920000||Chile|
|5.1%||CENCOSUD||Cencosud SA||Consumer Staples||5218995710000||Chile|
|4.8%||BSANTANDER||Banco Santander Chil...||Financials||6765215950000||Chile|
|4.6%||CHILE||Banco de Chile||Financials||6906134260000||Chile|
|4.0%||SQMB||Sociedad Quimica y M...||Materials||4373907950000||Chile|
|4.0%||CMPC||Empresas CMPC SA||Materials||3165250070000||Chile|
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