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  • Country ETF Winners and Losers as Oil Prices Rise
    Various economies and country-related exchange traded funds could react differently as we see a rebound in crude oil prices. Major oil producers will enjoy a reprieve in their energy-induced sell-off, …
  • Asset Allocation With WisdomTree ETFs
    WisdomTree (NasdaqGS: WETF), the fifth-largest U.S. provider of exchange traded funds, introduced four ETF model portfolios aimed at investors with varying degrees of objectives and risk tolerance. “These four model …
  • Middle East ETFs Rally, Top Oil’s Modest Bounce
    Futures-based oil exchange traded funds, namely the United States Oil Fund (NYSEArca: USO) and the United States Brent Oil Fund (NYSEArca: BNO), finished last week in fine form. Both USO …
  • Middle East Dividend ETF Changes for the Better
    The WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Fund (NasdaqGM: GULF) merits consideration in the conversation about emerging markets dividends and accessing those dividends via exchange traded funds. A 4.25% dividend yield for …
  • S&P Demotes Morocco to Frontier Status
    S&P Dow Jones Indices announced Wednesday that following the results of its Country Classification Consultation that Morocco has been demoted to the frontier markets classification from emerging markets status. Morocco …
  • New Qatar ETF Soars as Foreign Ownership Limits Increase
    Shares of the new iShares MSCI Qatar Capped ETF (NasdaqGM: QAT) are up 3.5% Tuesday, making the fund one of the bright spots in an otherwise dreary day for emerging …
  • Bank on Qatar’s Banks With These ETFs
    When it comes to the financial services sector, many investors are content to stick with U.S. stocks. Often times, if those investors do have exposure to emerging markets financial services …
  • April’s Best ETFs: Commodities Cruise
    It was not a memorable April for U.S. stocks, but it was not a dreadful month, either. When parsing through the best and worst exchange traded funds of the month, …
  • Big Things From Small Packages With These ETFs
    Last year, global exchange traded products hauled in a record $247.3 billion, topping $200 billion for the second consecutive year. Flows to U.S. ETFs and ETNs dominated at a combined …
  • Looming Departures Could be Good News for Frontier ETF
    In search of better returns compared to emerging markets and lower correlations to U.S. and emerging equities, investors have increasingly embraced investing in frontier markets. That much is evident by …
  • Foreign Investors Flocking to UAE, Qatar, Lifting These ETFs
    Even as more familiar developing world equity markets rebound, frontier markets are on the receiving end of increased attention by global investors. That much is cemented by the 7% gained …
  • The Ongoing Allure of Frontier Markets
    Emerging markets exchange traded funds are starting to make a comeback. How long the rebound lasts is up for debate, but the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM) is …
  • Catalysts for Emerging Markets ETFs? Maybe
    For as bad as things have been for emerging markets equities this year, the 1.8% year-to-date losses sported by the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares …
  • Middle East ETF Still Shining
    Some emerging markets stocks and exchange traded funds have recently shown signs of improvement, but real strength continues to be seen in Middle East markets – namely Qatar and the …
  • Egypt ETF in Play on Russell Demotion
    The Market Vectors Egypt Index ETF (NYSEArca: EGPT) will be one to watch Tuesday after index provider Russell Investments said it is demoting North Africa’s largest economy to frontier markets …
  • Middle East ETFs Could Pullback as BlackRock Reduces UAE Exposure
    After soaring since early 2013, frontier markets exchange traded funds and dedicated Middle East ETFs could face a near-term pullback on news that BlackRock (NYSE: BLK) has reduced its exposure …
  • Stable Currencies Help Frontier Market ETFs Attract Investors
    Emerging and developed markets started 2014 in downbeat fashion, frontier countries and the related exchange traded funds, have come out relatively unscathed, attracting investors with their fixed currency policies. Funds …
  • Teeing Off With GULF
    Imagine the allure of equity markets that are soaring while providing investors with global exposure and strong dividend yields without the often irksome correlations to developed and emerging markets stocks. …
  • Global ETFs to Diversify Emerging Market Risk
    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 …
  • Diversify a Global Portfolio with a Middle East ETF
    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments within the exchange traded fund market. This …
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