EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer ETFFund
- Change -0.26 (-1.0%)
- Volume 0.84 M
4:00 PM EDT Jan 27, 2015
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- Assets $1,272.7M
- Expense Ratio 0.84%
- Yield 1.15%
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Global Equity ETF
EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the Dow Jones Emerging Markets Consumer Titans Index.
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12-22-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors can access emerging market equities through exchange traded funds, but people should also be aware of certain risks associated with this area of the international market, such as currency risks. For instance, a popular emerging market strategy has been to ride out th...
10-22-2014 03:43 PM by Tom Lydon
Emerging market investors are shying away from consumer staples sector, along with related exchange traded funds, as years of outperformance have made the sector a crowded traded. Over the past three years, the EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer ETF (NYSEArca: ECON) has genera...
07-31-2014 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the largest providers of indices for use by exchange traded funds, said today it is consulting with clients regarding the inclusion of Russian securities in S&P indices in the wake of broadening economic sanctions against Russia. "The U.S....
07-26-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Even with some Friday doldrums caused by marquee names such as Visa (NYSE: V), the Dow's largest component, and Amazon (NasdaqGS: AMZN), the S&P 500 managed to close little changed on the week. Amazon tumbled Friday after a downbeat second-quarter earnings report and guida...
07-22-2014 01:30 PM by Todd Shriber
In what is proving to be a good year for emerging markets stocks and exchange traded funds, funds targeting consumers in the developing world are delivering on the promise of growth. Year-to-date, the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emer...
07-14-2014 02:02 PM by Tom Lydon
After the run-up in Indonesia stocks and related exchange traded funds on the elections euphoria, consumer sector stocks are beginning to look expensive. Following Jakarta governor Joko Widodo's presidential nomination, Indonesian stocks have moved into a bull market since Mar...
04-23-2014 11:41 AM by Todd Shriber
As the emerging markets investment theme has grown in prominence, some investors have pondered using more familiar, developed market companies as a way of accessing developing world growth. The new EGShares Blue Chip ETF (NYSE Arca: BCHP) does that. The EGShares Blue Chip ETF,...
02-14-2014 01:46 PM by Todd Shriber
It probably will not be remembered as fondly as the March 9, 2009 market bottom, but for now, Feb. 3 stands as this year's bottom for emerging markets exchange traded funds. Since that day, the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Ma...
02-06-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
No need to do a double-take with that headline though it is understandable why some readers would want to. Enter the phrase "emerging markets outflows" into any search engine, click the news tab and a bounty of articles, none of which are conveying good news, pop up. To be pre...
01-31-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the largest providers of indices for exchange traded funds, introduced a new emerging markets index designed to seize the theme of rising domestic demand in developing economies. The S&P Emerging Markets Domestic Demand Index draws from a ...
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...
01-08-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Emerging Global Advisors, the New York-based exchange traded funds issuer known for its lineup of emerging markets funds, has teamed with Los Angeles-based asset management firm TCW to introduce three new emerging markets bond funds today. The new funds are the EGShares TCW EM...
01-06-2014 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors continued departing from emerging markets equity funds during the fourth quarter of 2013, a theme that was prominent in the first three quarters of the just completed year. While investors poured almost $116 billion into developed markets funds in the fourth quarter,...
11-27-2013 12:37 PM by Todd Shriber
Investing in the emerging markets consumer theme has previously been a tricky bet. What appears to be a fundamentally sound story has not been a guarantee of positive returns in recent years. However, the fundamental story remains in place and exchange traded funds offering ex...
10-29-2013 01:13 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
The U.S. Consumer Staples space sprung to life yesterday on enormous trading volume in benchmark ETF XLP (SPDR Consumer Staples Select Sector, Expense Ratio 0.18%), which saw nearly 40 million shares change hands (ADV is 7.48 million shares). Additionally, listed options in XL...
10-23-2013 02:49 PM by Todd Shriber
The EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer (NYSEArca: ECON) has a couple of important anecdotes attached to it this year. Not only is ECON sporting a year-to-date gain while some of its larger, diversified rivals are still sitting in the red, but the ETF has been an impressive gather...
04-17-2013 05:30 PM by Tom Lydon
In a collaboration with exchange traded fund experts, CNBC has rolled out an all-ETF diversified portfolio for the investor looking to save toward retirement. "We wanted investors to have some exposure to most asset classes, that would be stocks, bonds, cash, commodities and e...
01-04-2013 07:58 AM by Tom Lydon
ETF Spotlight on the EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer ETF (NYSEArca: ECON), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $761.3 million. Objective: The EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer fund tries to reflect the performance of the Dow Jones Emerging Markets Consumer Titans Index, ...
08-25-2012 12:19 PM by Tom Lydon
Emerging market ETFs have become popular in recent years, and now there are funds that target specific sectors. The burgeoning middle class in countries such as Russia, China and India has become an area of the market that investors have shown interest in for good reason. "The...
05-03-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
When selecting any exchange traded fund, it is important to consider the weightings. In emerging market funds, these weightings tend to lean toward exporters, government-owned entities or high concentrations in specific sectors. ETF investors, though, may opt to single out a prom...
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...
11-25-2011 01:32 PM by Tom Lydon
Emerging markets exchange traded funds have fallen harder than U.S. stocks in November's downdraft on Eurozone debt anxiety. ETFs tracking developing markets live up to their reputation for volatility when markets see extreme moves. Recent flow data suggest investors have pile...
11-01-2011 10:29 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Rarely do we see large inflows in both iShares MSCI Emerging Markets (NYSEArca: EEM) and Vanguard Emerging Markets (NYSEArca: VWO) simultaneously, as the trend in the exchange traded funds for at least the past year has tended to involve assets bleeding over from EEM and into VWO...
10-05-2011 02:52 PM by Tom Lydon
Diversified exchange traded funds for emerging markets lost about twice as much as the S&P 500 during the third quarter, but bulls are hoping developing markets can lead the way for a fourth-quarter market bounce. Although debt problems in Europe and the U.S. dominate the ...
07-13-2011 10:04 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Yesterday we pointed out a number of ETFs in the international/emerging markets space, specifically those that deliver bearish (inverse) exposure. [ETF Chart: Emerging Markets] On the flipside, today we highlight a specialized emerging markets ETF, Emerging Global Shares Dow J...
11-08-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The United States has long had the reputation as the world's greatest consumer, but rapid growth in emerging markets - both economically and population-wise - may soon translate into a more empowered consumer base. Global consumer exchange traded funds (ETFs) may be a good way to...
10-22-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
With growth coming to a crawl in the developed markets, consumer-goods companies are setting their eyes on the relatively untapped market share of the emerging markets. One may invest in consumer-staples exchange traded funds (ETFs) to gain exposure to a basket of well-known cons...
09-16-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
In the United States, consumers are gripping their wallets tightly. Overseas, it's a much different story as emerging market citizens enter the ranks of the middle class. The rampant spending that became an American trademark is on hold. Michael Snyder for Business Insider rep...
09-15-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The exchange traded fund (ETF) industry has added two new funds to the ever-growing fold. State Street is taking on natural resources, while Emerging Global Shares offers exposure to an increasingly powerful consumer base in emerging markets. The latest ETF from State Street i...
Number of Holdings: 30
|Food & Drug Stores||9.8%|
|Specialty Apparel Stores||3.8%|
|Home Products Stores||3.8%|
|Internet Based Services||3.2%|
|Casinos & Gaming||1.7%|
Number of Holdings: 30
|11.6%||NPN||Naspers Ltd||Communications||638750440000||South Africa|
|5.3%||FEMSAUB||FOMENTO ECONOMICO ME...||0|
|4.8%||BRFS||BRF SA||Consumer Staples||20014540000||United States|
|4.3%||TLEVICP||GRUPO TELEVISA SAB-S...||0|
|4.3%||ASII||Astra International ...||Consumer Discretionary||299578293200000||Indonesia|
|4.0%||HUVR||Hindustan Unilever L...||Consumer Staples||1635294810000||India|
|4.0%||MGNT||MAGNIT PJSC-SPON GD...||0|
|3.9%||SHF||Steinhoff Internatio...||Consumer Discretionary||149406720000||South Africa|
|3.7%||WALMEXV||Wal-Mart de Mexico S...||Consumer Staples||538504220000||Mexico|
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