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EMAGTicker Symbol

Market Vectors Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond EFund

  • Emerging Markets Bond ETF Plays to Endure Fed Hikes

    03-17-2017 11:32 AM by Tom Lydon

    Emerging markets bonds, including those denominated in local currencies, are among the asset classes viewed as vulnerable to the Federal Reserve raising interest rates. However, that theory is not etched in stone and some emerging markets bond exchange traded funds can end...

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  • Hot Bond ETFs to Tackle Today's Fixed-Income Environment

    02-09-2017 05:29 PM by Max Chen

    The fixed-income market has enjoyed a record run as yields declined over the past three decades, but we are looking at a rising rate environment ahead. Consequently, bond investors can look to a number of alternative exchange traded fund strategies to help ease the transition. ...

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  • Emerging Bond ETFs Could Offer Opportunities in New Year

    01-06-2017 04:01 PM by Max Chen

    Emerging market bonds and related exchange traded funds have weakened ever since Donald Trump won the elections and promised to enact protectionist policies, but recent selling could provide a good entry point for long-term investors. The recent sell-off led to value in emergi...

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  • Time to Take a Second Look at Emerging Market Bond ETFs

    12-19-2016 04:47 PM by Max Chen

    Following Donald Trumps election day win, investors sold off emerging market assets and related exchange traded funds in a knee-jerk reaction to the President-elect's protectionist rhetoric and strengthening U.S. dollar. With the dust settling, some investors are taking a second ...

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  • Emerging Market ETFs Continue to Offer Attractive Value

    11-08-2016 05:21 PM by Tom Lydon

    The bull market is getting long in the tooth and more stock investors are growing cautious. Nevertheless, people should still stay invested and look to undervalued segments, such as emerging market exchange traded funds. In a volatile 2016, investors have pulled out about $...

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  • Concerns About a Crowded Emerging Market Trade

    10-03-2016 10:38 AM by Tom Lydon

    As emerging markets are rebounding and sovereign bond yields throughout the developed world remain low and, in some cases, negative, investors have been flocking to exchange traded funds such as the iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (NYSEArca: EMB) and the PowerSh...

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  • Emerging Market Bond ETFs Gain Momentum in Low-Yield Environment

    09-28-2016 05:45 PM by Tom Lydon

    Emerging market bond exchange traded funds will continue to strengthen as yield-hungry investors eschew the low and even negative-rates in developed markets. Bonds issued by developing countries have arguably benefited from the aggressive central bank policies from developed e...

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  • Attractive Yield Opportunities with Emerging Market Bond ETFs

    09-22-2016 10:43 AM by Max Chen

    With recent talks of a Federal Reserve rate hike and bond yields ticking higher, some are concerned of another taper-tantrum event that could pressure developing market debt. Nevertheless, emerging market bond exchange traded funds may still find support as one of the few areas t...

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  • Emerging Bond ETFs as a Potential Value Play

    06-20-2016 05:07 PM by Tom Lydon

    In the ongoing search for yield, exchange traded fund investors may consider diversifying with emerging market bonds to generate more attractive payouts. Supporting the global fixed-income market, central banks have implemented zero and even negative interest rate policies, al...

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  • Supplement a Fixed-Income Portfolio with EM Bond ETFs

    10-09-2014 03:36 PM by Max Chen

    Emerging market bond exchange traded funds can potentially enhance an investment portfolio's returns through income and capital appreciation, along with diversifying away from an overweight U.S. exposure. On the recent webcast, The New Worlds of Emerging Markets Bonds, Francis...

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  • Income Diversification with Emerging Market Bond ETFs

    10-08-2014 03:25 PM by Max Chen

    When diversifying an investment portfolio with overseas allocations, people should not neglect their fixed-income portion. With exchange traded funds, investors can include emerging market debt exposure as well. On the upcoming webcast, The New Worlds of Emerging Markets Bonds...

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  • Get in on Bill Gross Second Act With This ETF

    10-07-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Bill Gross has commenced work at Janus Capital (NYSE: JNS) where the former PIMCO chief investment officer will manage a recently launched Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund and related strategies. However, cost-conscious investors that worship at Gross altar do not need to ...

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  • Considering Your Emerging Market Bond ETF Options

    08-22-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    With more exchange traded fund options now available, fixed-income investors can expand their portfolios to include emerging market debt exposure. However, not all ETFs are created equal, so potential investors should review the various offerings before diving in. For starters...

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  • Another Colombia Upgrade Could Help These ETFs

    06-12-2014 10:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Colombia, South Americas second-largest economy, could see its sovereign debt rating climb further into investment-grade territory as Moodys Investors Service sees signs of potential upgrade. Moodys senior analyst Mauros Leos told Bloomberg Colombia shares traits with countrie...

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  • After S&P Downgrade, Consider ETFs With Russian Bonds

    04-28-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Last Friday, equity-based Russia exchange traded funds, such as the Market Vectors Russia ETF (NYSEArca: RSX), fell to their lowest levels in five weeks after Standard & Poors lowered its rating on Russian sovereign debt to BBB-, the lowest investment grade. It was the fir...

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  • More Colombia Could be Coming to Your EM Bond ETF

    03-20-2014 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Colombian stocks have had a dismal run. The Global X FTSE Colombia 20 ETF (NYSEArca: GXG) is off 14.1% in the past year, but the South American countrys sovereign debt got a lift Thursday on news of it possibly seeing a large footprint in some major emerging markets bond indices....

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  • Brazil ETFs: Close to Attractive, But

    02-21-2014 09:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Exchange traded funds tracking Brazil, Latin Americas largest economy, have disappointments for a while now. The iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (NYSArca: EWZ), the largest Brazil ETF by assets, has endured the brunt of investors waning enthusiasm for the once beloved emerging mar...

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  • Emerging Markets Bond ETFs Look to a Better 2014

    12-16-2013 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Among emerging markets bond exchange traded funds, a once hot corner of the ETF universe, 2013 will go down as a year to forget. That sentiment applies to both dollar-denominated and local currency funds. Due in large part to fears about the Federal Reserve tapering its asset-...

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  • Market Vectors Unveils Changes to LatAm Bond ETF

    12-10-2013 12:01 PM by Tom Lydon

    Market Vectors today unveiled the previously announced changes to the exchange traded fund formerly known as the Market Vectors LatAm Aggregate Bond ETF. That ETF, which traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker BONO, is now the Market Vectors EmergingMarkets Aggr...

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