PowerShares India Portfolio ETFFund
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- Volume 0.44 M
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- Assets $366.0M
- Expense Ratio 0.82%
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PowerShares India Portfolio is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield of the Indus India Index.
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03-26-2015 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Even though the emerging markets have been underperforming in the global markets, there is a silver lining. India country-specific exchange traded funds have stood out. Over the past year, the WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (NYSEArca: EPI) rose 27.0%, iShares India 50 ETF (Nas...
03-24-2015 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India's stocks and related exchange traded funds have been among the better performers in the emerging markets space. However, India's inability to maintain positive momentum in light of optimistic fundamentals has some on edge. Over the past year, the WisdomTree India Earning...
03-17-2015 02:47 PM by Tom Lydon
After India and Indonesia enacted reforms to bolster their economies, emerging market exchange traded fund investors will only have to monitor the remaining fragile three if the Federal Reserve decides to tighten its monetary policy. Morgan Stanley first identified the Brazil,...
02-27-2015 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors may have to get use to the idea of double-digit oil prices sticking around for the near-term. Consequently, exchange traded fund traders can capitalize on countries that rely on heavy crude imports. "This is an oil shock that was supply-driven and the supply was crea...
02-23-2015 03:55 PM by Tom Lydon
U.S. money managers have been funneling more assets into overseas markets, hoping to capitalize on cheaper valuations. Retail investors can also diversify away from U.S. stocks with international stock exchange traded funds as well. Krishna Memani, chief investment officer at ...
02-02-2015 12:51 PM by Todd Shriber
It may not feel like it, but according to S&P Dow Jones Indices, emerging markets outperformed developed markets last month. Although just eight of 23 emerging markets traded higher, India's heft helped those 23 markets post an average gain of 0.34%, better than the average l...
01-09-2015 08:20 AM by Tom Lydon
After a dismal year, two members of the BRICs - Brazil, Russia, India and China - may not be up to normal standards that the markets have come to expect. Instead of taking on broad exposure, investors can pick and choose country weights with exchange traded funds. Over the pas...
11-28-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Institutional investors are throwing money back into emerging Asia. The average retail investor can also pick and choose their Asia market exposure through country-specific exchange traded funds. After a two month sell-off, foreign institutional investors funneled $5.3 billion...
11-25-2014 01:49 PM by Todd Shriber
The U.S. is not the only large equity market that has been racing to record highs. Indian stocks have accomplishing the same feat, taking some U.S. investors along for the ride. Only stocks in the United Arab Emirates and Egypt have outperformed Indian shares this year among e...
10-30-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
As the world's largest wealth fund increases its holdings in India, the average retail investors can also access this emerging market through country-specific exchange traded funds. For example, the PowerShares India Portfolio (NYSEArca: PIN), iShares MSCI India ET (NYSEArca: ...
10-27-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors seeking international exposure may want to limit their exposure to India-related exchange traded funds as India stocks trade at their highest in three-years relative to global markets. Year-to-date, the PowerShares India Portfolio (NYSEArca: PIN) has increased 24.8%,...
09-26-2014 02:07 PM by Tom Lydon
India's markets, along with related country-specific exchange traded funds, appear less risky after the Standard & Poor's rating agency raised the country's credit outlook, reducing the prospect of a downgrade to junk status any time soon. On Friday, the WisdomTree India E...
08-21-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds holding Indian equities are among the best-performing emerging markets funds this year. Not only do India ETFs lead their BRIC counterparts by significant margins, but two India ETFs, the Market Vectors India Small-Cap Index ETF (NYSEArca: SCIF) and the Wisd...
07-23-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
It has been a banner year for exchange traded funds tracking Indian stock. That much is highlighted by two India ETFs – the Market Vectors India Small-Cap Index ETF (NYSEArca: SCIF) and the WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (NYSEArca: EPI) – residing among the year's 10 best non-lev...
07-08-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Already among the top-performing single-country emerging markets exchange traded funds this year, India ETFs could rally some more as companies in Asia's third-largest economy start delivering quarterly earnings this week. While S&P 500 earnings growth for the second quart...
06-24-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Indian equities and relate exchange traded funds shot up after newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to office, and some argue that the rally is only the tip of the iceberg. India ETFs, like the WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (NYSEArca: EPI), iShares MSCI India ETF (...
06-17-2014 12:33 PM by Todd Shriber
At this point, the story is widely known. When it comes to single-country exchange traded funds tracking the largest developing economies, including the BRIC quartet, India funds have been dominant this year. Dominant regarding both performance and asset-gathering proficiency....
06-13-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Inflation in India is already slowing under the newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi, assuring country-specific exchange traded fund investors that the new administration will keep enacting reforms to support the economy. Consumer prices increased 8.28% in May year-over-...
06-10-2014 10:30 AM by Todd Shriber
India exchange traded funds, the top performers this year among single-country BRIC funds, are prodigiously gathering new assets. In anticipation of and following last month's landslide victory for Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi in the country's national election, India ETFs ...
05-17-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Our weekly looks at the most searched exchange traded funds are usually an entertaining, instructive exercise. Still, even we will admit that the dominance of Russia ETFs among the most searched international funds was getting a little too predictable. Seeing a Russia ETF, or ...
05-16-2014 01:30 PM by Todd Shriber
In an effort to make a long story short, the skinny with exchange traded funds holding Indian stocks Friday is the following. All of those ETFs are trading higher, and impressively so, after Narendra Modi, the leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party cruised to vict...
05-09-2014 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India country-specific exchange traded funds surged Friday, with benchmark Indian indices touching new all-time highs, on hopes that the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party will win the elections. However, some warn that the market should brace for a steep sell-off if victory ...
04-28-2014 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India stocks and country-related exchange traded funds may stand out among emerging markets funds this year as general elections in May could put a reform-minded government in place. Fund managers are already positioning ahead of the world's largest general election in India, ...
03-18-2014 02:47 PM by Max Chen
India exchange traded funds have surged over the past month, with India's benchmark indices hitting new record highs, on hopes that elections next month will bring a more business friendly party to power. Over the past month, the WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (NYSEArca: EPI) ...
03-06-2014 03:02 PM by Max Chen
India's Bombay Stock Exchange touched a record high Thursday. Meanwhile, exchange traded funds that track India's small-caps and infrastructure stocks led the charge. The EGShares India Infrastructure Index Fund (NYSEArca: INXX) was up 3.0% and the iShares MSCI India Small Cap...
02-26-2014 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India exchange traded funds have looked pretty good this year compared to single-country BRIC rivals. For example, the WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (NYSEArca: EPI) is only slightly lower on the year while the iShares MSCI India ETF (NYSEArca: INDA) is flat. Those impressive ...
01-22-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
In two words, the best way of describing the price action in major India exchange traded funds to start 2014 is "less bad." Less bad because while the WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (NYSEArca: EPI) and the PowerShares India Portfolio (NYSEArca: PIN), as just two examples, are ...
01-13-2014 02:33 PM by Max Chen
After years of easy money fueling growth, inflationary pressures in India are stifling economic activity, weighing on Indian equities and related exchange traded funds. The WisdomTree India Earnings ETF (NYSE: EPI) has declined 13.2% over the past year. India's government s...
12-30-2013 02:30 PM by Tom Lydon
India exchange traded funds have weakened this year on soaring inflation and quickly depreciating rupee currency, but favorable monsoon rains, greater rural demand and an uptick in exports could support Indian equities in 2014. Some observers are anticipating higher economic g...
12-17-2013 02:54 PM by Max Chen
India exchange traded funds have been depressed over 2013 as high inflation and low growth pressure the economy, and it doesn't look like things are shaping up any differently for 2014. The WisdomTree India Earnings ETF (NYSE: EPI) declined 12.3% year-to-date. [Inflation, Rate...
12-13-2013 02:17 PM by Tom Lydon
India's economy experienced a spike in inflation, stoking speculation that the central bank could hike rates in the coming week and pressuring country-specific exchange traded funds, with Indian stocks seeing their largest weekly drop in a month. The WisdomTree India Earnings ...
12-04-2013 08:15 AM by Indexology Blog
Globally, over 6 billion U.S. dollars are invested in India Equity ETFs, although less than 200 million via products listed in India. It's reasonable to suppose that Indian demand is reflected in the local figures, transferring wealth across Indian borders is both difficult and ...
10-18-2013 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
While still outpacing developed markets, India's economy has slowed. Exchange traded fund investors watching this emerging market should not expect the same breakneck speeds from past years. According to Moody's Analytics, India's current economic slowdown is bottoming out and...
09-27-2013 03:52 PM by Tom Lydon
Spooked by prospects of another round of rate hikes, investors are dumping India exchange traded funds, with Indian stocks recording their first weekly loss in five weeks. The iPath MSCI India ETN (NYSEArca: INP) dropped 3.0% Friday, while the PowerShares India Portfolio (NYSE...
09-05-2013 03:40 PM by Tom Lydon
Rising inflationary pressures and a weakening currency have crushed India exchange traded funds this year, but investors are coming back, betting on India's new central bank leadership. The iPath MSCI India ETN (NYSEArca: INP) rose 2.3% Thursday, the PowerShares India Portfoli...
08-30-2013 11:45 AM by Tom Lydon
India's central bank has tightened its money supply in an attempt to stabilize growth and strengthen the rupee, but the record deficit has fueled inflation and dragged down Indian stocks and exchange traded funds. India's economy will likely slowdown if the rupee currency cont...
01-24-2013 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds that invest in India are trying to make up for lost time. India stock ETFs lagged broad emerging market funds in 2012 but are off to a great start this year. Corporate earnings and recent government reforms have stabilized the Indian economy, with focused...
12-11-2012 05:59 AM by Tom Lydon
Shares and exchange traded funds focused on India have been rallying on bullish comments from Goldman Sachs and solid fundamentals falling into place. There are various reasons that India's stock market has plenty of room to run amid current market uncertainty. "Despite being ...
10-31-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Indian stocks and exchange traded funds rebounded as the local government loosened restrictions on foreign investment. Assets under management in the biggest focused ETFs saw a nearly 30% increase in new capital. "A lot of big western foreign institutional investors have over ...
09-28-2012 07:20 AM by Tom Lydon
Policymakers in India are working hard to implement more stringent guidelines than seen over the past decade. Exchange traded funds focused on India are set to gain attention as the economy begins to build back up. Monty Agarwal, managing partner and chief investment officer o...
04-17-2012 09:36 AM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds following Indian stocks rose in early U.S. trading Tuesday after the central bank slashed interest rates by a half point, more than expected. The Reserve Bank of India lowered short term rates by 50 basis points to 8% to boost the economy but warned that ...
03-14-2012 02:30 PM by Tom Lydon
India exchange traded funds are pausing for a breather after gaining over 40% in early 2012 to lead the charge in emerging markets ETFs. They are currently trading around the 200-day moving average. Some of the largest ETFs tracking India experienced modest loses for the week ...
02-28-2012 09:01 AM by John Spence
Indian stock exchange traded funds were set for a higher open on Tuesday to end a four-day losing streak. India ETFs are up more than 20% this year but are pulling back after a foray above the 200-day moving average. "Investors who felt left out in the rally since the beginnin...
02-26-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India's stock market is in a bull market rally, rising around 20% off the December lows on major indices. "In the last decade, India's annual economic growth averaged close to 9% a year, thanks to economic liberalization, which included the opening up of foreign investment a...
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...
02-17-2012 08:39 AM by John Spence
A small-cap exchange traded fund for Brazil is the top percentage gainer in 2012 with a 55% rally to lead all unleveraged ETFs as investors pour money into emerging markets. Indian stocks were higher Friday to book their seventh consecutive weekly rise and their best streak in...
02-07-2012 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
After being shunned in the risk-off, volatile market environment over 2011, India exchange traded funds are making up the difference on a combination of improved market conditions and an appreciating rupee. The largest India ETF, WisdomTree India Earnings Fund ETF (NYSEArca: E...
01-12-2012 11:53 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Exchange traded funds that invest in India have been on a tear in the first few trading sessions of 2012, attempting to reverse some of the lagging returns of last year. Although not designed as a long-term holding, INDL (Direxion Daily India Bull 3X) is up an impressive 24.33% y...
12-23-2011 08:18 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors are pulling money from exchange traded funds benchmarked to India amid a sell-off in the country's equity and currency markets. The largest India-related ETFs listed around the globe have shed nearly 20% of their assets in the past two months, DNA reports. "The re...
11-23-2011 10:20 AM by Tom Lydon
Global equities and exchange traded funds have bounced around in 2011 on the Eurozone debt crisis and uncertainty over the global economic outlook. If investors are looking for the ETFs that have been hardest over the past year for contrarian ideas, a good place to start is in...
11-22-2011 08:00 AM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds tracking India's stock market have been among the worst performers in ETFs over the past month on worries over a slowing economy and the country's deficit. In currency markets, India's rupee fell to a record low against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, which m...
10-24-2011 05:10 PM by Tom Lydon
The summer downturn was cruel to many international markets, with several developed and emerging exchange traded funds on track for a tough 2011 despite the recent bounce. Since the market highs in spring, some global equity ETFs have taken a beating as investors dumped risky ...
09-29-2011 03:22 PM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds that invest in the so-called BRIC nations of Brazil, Russia, India and China have been under pressure lately, raising questions about the health of these key drivers of the global economy. Cullen Roche at Pragmatic Capitalism on Thursday writes that the m...
09-20-2011 09:47 AM by Tom Lydon
India exchange traded funds on Tuesday were recovering some of their recent losses in the wake of the most recent interest rate hike from the Reserve Bank of India. India's central bank has raised interest rates in an effort to stave off inflation. On Friday, the RBI boosted r...
08-31-2011 08:05 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Exchange traded funds and notes that invest in the so-called BRIC countries have suffered from a performance standpoint year to date, lagging the developed markets indices. The acronym stands for Brazil, Russia, India and China. For instance, EWZ (iShares MSCI Brazil) is down ...
07-28-2011 07:40 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds that invest in India have been under pressure this week after the country's central bank raised interest rates as it tries to quell inflation. The Reserve Bank of India boosted rates more than expected earlier this week. "Policy needs to persist with a fi...
07-01-2011 01:42 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Amidst the recent rally across the equity markets, India based equity exchange traded funds have turned in impressive performance. For instance, WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (NYSEArca: EPI) has logged six straight "up" days and has risen over 8% in this timeframe alone, surg...
06-03-2011 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
China exchange traded funds (ETFs) could maintain a steady pace as the country's economy will likely outshine neighboring Asian economies. According to Bloomberg's Economic Momentum Index for Developing Asia, China will be able to maintain sustainable, rapid growth over the ne...
05-09-2011 07:12 AM by Tom Lydon
The blind rush to emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) is slowing down as investors begin to selectively pick out potential winners from losers. The markets were pleased with the higher percentage of corporations that beat their earnings and revenue forecasts, and inve...
04-14-2011 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been among the strongest performers in the emerging markets category this week. ETFs and exchange traded notes for India include: WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (NYSEArca: EPI) PowerShares India Portfolio (NYSEArca: PIN) iPath ...
04-13-2011 07:18 AM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) that invest in India stocks were among the top percentage gainers Wednesday afternoon as emerging markets recovered after the previous session's decline. WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (NYSEArca: EPI), iPath MSCI India Index ETN (NYSEArca: INP) and...
02-25-2011 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The ebb and flow of foreign investment in India is starting to ebb and investors who once turned to this economy and its exchange traded funds (ETFs) have turned elsewhere. Vikas Bajaj for The New York Times reports that foreign direct investment in India fell more than 31%, ...
02-18-2011 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
After a stellar year, India exchange traded funds (ETFs) are lagging the broader market as economic problems weigh on the country. Though this might just be a short-term phase that will run its course, you've got options. The recent weakness in India's economic growth may just...
01-21-2011 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) that track India's economy have been smacked by a host of fears about the direction of the country, but a cash infusion from the United Kingdom might be what gets them back on track. With inflation picking up steam, there are worries central banks ...
01-11-2011 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India's exchange traded funds (ETFs) got hit hard by yesterday's rioting in Bangladesh, but there's little reason to believe that India's growth will be permanently damaged by what happened to its neighbor. That said, India could be looking at a more tempered form of growth in...
12-14-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
A lack of infrastructure has kept India exchange traded funds (ETFs) from being all they can be. In 2011, that could change as the country's leaders get serious about upgrading its roads and rails. India's middle class is growing quickly, and with that new income comes the dem...
11-30-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India, a country that has its own issues with corruption, recently faced another scandal that sent its markets lower. Can its exchange traded funds (ETFs) emerge unscathed? A U.S.-based research and advocacy group has reported that an estimated $462 billion in illicit money h...
11-08-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
President Obama took a page from a number of multinational corporations this weekend and stopped by India. Despite the visit, India exchange traded funds (ETFs) have gone negative to start the week. Vikas Bajaj and Heather Timmons for The New York Times report that the hope by...
11-04-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
It isn't only in the United States that the exchange traded fund (ETF) market is expanding. Asian countries are also growing out their lines of offered ETFs to provide investors with access to new areas of the markets and their economies heat up. Korea and Japan recently launc...
10-18-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Of the world's fastest-growing economies, India and its exchange traded funds (ETFs) seem to be flying higher than most these days. It's not without good reason. India is expected to surpass China one day in terms of growth and prosperity, but it's not the only reason to watch...
10-01-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India is playing host to the 72-nation Commonwealth games in just two days, but its poor infrastructure has been the takeaway story for many media. Behind the headlines, however, are some thriving exchange traded funds (ETFs). Despite lax security, disease-carrying mosquitoes ...
10-01-2010 08:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Manufacturing growth in China and rising consumer spending and incomes in the United States have stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) moving upward on the first day of the fourth quarter. The other economic reports aside, what's really moving this morning are India ETFs, ac...
09-23-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As more foreign investors throng into fast-expanding emerging market and exchange traded funds (ETFs), India's key benchmark index recently crossed over a pivotal level for the first time in more than two and a half years. The Bombay Stock Exchange's Sensitive Index, or Sensex...
09-22-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
ETF Spotlight on PowerShares India Portfolio (NYSEArca: PIN), part of a weekly series. Assets: $482 million Objective: Tracks the Indus India Index, an index of 50 companies designed to represent the total Indian equity markets. Holdings: Top holdings include Reliance In...
09-15-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India's exchange traded funds (ETFs) are on a forward march, with the country's benchmark index entering what some analysts believe to be a bull market. Can it stay there? Here are a few reasons why the answer may be yes. The Bombay Stock Exchange's Sensitive Index, or Sensex...
09-02-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The global recovery is most pronounced in that of the emerging economies and their related exchange traded funds (ETFs). Surging to an impressive two-year high, India's economic growth pushed ahead in the second quarter as the services and manufacturing sectors came back to life,...
08-18-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
If you've read the headlines in the last few years, you know this: India's economy is one of the world's fastest-growing. The number of exchange traded funds (ETFs) to ride alongside the growth is growing quickly, too. India is on track to outpace China's growth by 2013 as glo...
08-05-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India may hit the demographic "sweet spot" within the next decade. There's a lot of fixing up and balance-striking the country needs to do to keep its exchange traded funds (ETFs) upwardly mobile. Currently, the savings rate in India is about 35% of GDP and it is expected to f...
06-30-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
By all appearances, India's economy is firing on all cylinders these days. Although recent performance in its exchange traded funds (ETFs) has been mixed, there's a lot to like about what the economy has been doing lately. Indian stocks climbed so much in the second quarter t...
06-23-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors around the world have been bolstered by India's economic progress and the growth seen in the country's exchange traded funds (ETFs). But not everyone is singing the praises of the Tiger just yet. The Vanguard team visited the country a few weeks back and was less th...
06-17-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India is a fast-growing up-and-comer, but the country's poor infrastructure and political wrangling may be holding back its exchange traded funds (ETFs). The highways, airways and railways are all outdated and hindering economic efficiency. Economists calculate that India may ...
06-07-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India has emerged from the economic recession as one of the strongest growth economies in the world. If India's government can navigate its way through the challenges of implementing sound fiscal policy, India's exchange traded funds (ETFs) could be in line to deliver the goods, ...
05-17-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Last year, leaders from Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) floated the idea of conducting trade without relying on the U.S. dollar as a reserve currency. At the group's second summit in Brazil last month, BRIC countries voiced the need for big changes that could add to the st...
04-19-2010 11:30 AM by Tom Lydon
India's bustling economy has caught the attention of exchange traded fund (ETF) investors the world over. If you're one of the investors thinking about adding an allocation to India to your portfolio, read (and watch) on. What's not to like about India? Yes, there's still cor...
04-14-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
With unemployment high, stock markets off previous levels, federal deficit in the trillions and a depressed dollar, the U.S. may be losing its edge. Don't lose heart; look at global exchange traded funds (ETFs) instead. Still, venturing abroad has its own set of risks - such a...
04-12-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The Indian stock market is booming, and there is evidence that this nation of more than one billion people could continue to grow economically. That spells good news for exchange traded funds (ETFs) that track India's economy. Although the Indian stock market fell along with o...
04-02-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Choices, choices, choices. Emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) are no longer just broad, all-purpose plays. There are sector funds, single country funds and, yes, there are still the broad funds. What you choose to own, though, depends on you. Greg Savage, managing d...
03-26-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
For as long as anyone can remember, the power consumers have been domiciled in the United States and it was our spending powering retail exchange traded funds (ETFs). That's no longer. Emerging markets are now taking the lead in consuming goods, so that's where those hawking thei...
03-24-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India is not only hot economically; it's evolved into a proving ground for new products and services before they're unleashed (or not) upon the rest of the world. These products, many of which satisfy social needs, may promote growth in the country's economy and exchange traded f...
03-02-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India's exchange traded funds (ETFs) may be the hot talk of the future. The world's second most populous country is not only reaping the rewards of its rapidly expanding economy, but it could very well be on track to upstage the United States - and sooner than you might think. ...
02-12-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
As though you couldn't tell from the performance of its exchange traded funds (ETFs), India is already one of the world's fastest growing emerging economies. That makes a report that the country's economic potential is at six-year highs is just the icing on the cake. India's P...
02-08-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
It's often been said that in the United States, consumer spending accounts for two-thirds of economic growth. But we're not alone - consumer spending is driving India's exchange traded funds (ETFs) along the path to prosperity. At one-quarter of the total population, India boa...
01-29-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India has all eyes in its burgeoning economy, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is no exception. The fund is feeling bullish on this emerging market's prospects and its exchange traded funds (ETFs). Economic Times reports that the IMF has forecast 7.8% growth for India...
01-11-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
If there was any doubt as to whether India's economy and exchange traded funds (ETFs) could sustain the growth of the last year, the early signs are promising. Most notably, exports and auto sales are skyrocketing. India's exports rose for the second straight month in Decembe...
01-04-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
After a year of solid growth, India's exchange traded funds (ETFs) appear poised to continue giving investors opportunities after a spate of positive reports from several sectors. Despite the rising input costs, manufacturing activity in India was up in December by new order...
12-30-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India's economy and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) see some solid growth, but the agricultural sector isn't as fortunate. Also, trade talks with Japan may set up a potentially lucrative partnership in the years to come. C Rangarajan, the Prime Minister's Economic Advisor...
12-11-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India's exchange traded note (ETN) India has been suspended from issuing new shares after regulators in the country banned the fund from trading offshore derivatives. Indian regulators barred iPath MSCI India (NYSEArca: INP) from trading offshore derivatives, which sheds new...
11-24-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India's economic and exchange traded fund (ETF) growth is one of the year's most compelling stories. Investors who find themselves intrigued by the country will be pleased to hear that there's a new fund to access the rapidly growing emerging market. iShares has finally launc...
11-22-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Emerging markets have become the hot investment, and India's exchange traded funds (ETFs) took in their fair share. However, the inundation of foreign investments into India threatens to disrupt the country's economic recovery and the government may have to step in to stem the t...
11-17-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India's economy has made such strides this year that it may be the first to begin scaling back its stimulus measures. These definitive signs of recovery in the emerging nation could continue to spill over into the strong performance of its exchange traded funds (ETFs). The Ind...
10-29-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India has been a fast-growing market for the last few years, and Van Eck is hoping that a small-cap exchange traded fund (ETF) it has in registration with give investors even more exposure to the nation. Van Eck has registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ...
10-22-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
A poor monsoon season and lenient monetary and fiscal measures may have brought down India's economy and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) down a notch, but that doesn't mean the economy won't keep growing. The Indian Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council expects the ...
09-30-2009 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Despite the slow economic growth witnessed in India, it's still far better than what most developed countries are experiencing. This makes the exchange traded funds (ETFs) appealing for investors who want exposure to the growing country. India remains an attractive investment...
09-09-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
After the economic upheaval, India's economy and its exchange traded funds (ETFs) have started to settle into a natural rhythm of growth, but that growth may not truly return back to normal until next year. Right after last year's financial collapse, India's growth was around ...
08-28-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India's long drought could have an even longer impact on its economy and exchange traded funds (ETFs). The summer-sown crop could drop by as much as 20%, but the good news is that there's a plan to lessen the pain. India's Meteorological Department has estimated rainfall duri...
08-19-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The global economic crisis has hurt India's confidence, leaving the country wary of further outward foreign direct investment (OFDI). Instead of looking outward for growth, will India turn inward to keep the economy and country related exchange traded funds (ETFs) going? India...
08-11-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India's monsoon season is upon the country, but there's a lot of catching up to do. Will the country's economy and related exchange traded fund (ETF) shrink along with the crops? Already experiencing the driest June in 83 years, India will receive 13%-15% less rain this year, ...
07-30-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The government in India is optimistic about its prospect for positive growth this year. The country's prime minister says there's still uncertainty around those numbers, which leaves exchange traded funds (ETFs) in a state of limbo. The government is expecting between 6.25% ...
07-22-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
ETF Spotlight on WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (EPI), part of a weekly series. Assets: $384.5 million Objective EPI eeks to track the performance of the WisdomTree India Earnings Index. How It Works EPI was the first of two India-focused ETFs (the other being PowerS...
07-21-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The worst of the global financial crisis seems to be over for some emerging nations, in particular India, meaning that it may be time to explore the various exchange traded fund (ETF) options available. It is anticipated that the South Asian nation will grow between 6.25% and...
07-09-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India, like many other countries, is increasing spending in order to dig itself out of the economic hole it stumbled into. It's hoped that the government's plans will provide the necessary muscle to lift the economy and related exchange traded funds (ETFs). India's Finance Min...
06-08-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
After the elections in India, the government has taken swift actions that could augment the country's economy and subsequent exchange traded funds (ETFs). India's United Progressive Alliance government is focusing on infrastructure spending and encourage foreign direct investm...
06-02-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As emerging countries "decouple," emerging economies and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) may outpace the markets of bulkier developed countries. It is clear that the emerging market is recovering faster than developed ones, according to ETF Grind. While developed markets ...
05-27-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
You are viewing an older ETF Trends article from 2009. You may be interested in reading our more current articles on Emerging Markets and Frontier Markets. Signs of a recovery are showing up in some surprising places - particularly, the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China)...
05-21-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Monday was a big day for India's economy and exchange traded funds (ETFs). But in the long-term, does India have what it takes to keep the rally going forward? There is much investor interest in seeing what India's government will do to invigorate a slowing economy, report Che...
05-18-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Could India and its exchange traded funds (ETFs) become the next emerging market to reckon with in the wake of the global economic crisis? The markets today were so positive that circuit breakers were triggered.The stock market in India shot up 17% after the Congress Party's defi...
05-08-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India's economy and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) could be slowing down as the previous inundation of cash and investments start to ebb. In India, construction has come to a halt, the luxury art market has slowed and specialists with accredited degrees are either unempl...
04-16-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India is a country in transition - its population is booming, they're trying to feed it, the country is getting more attention globally and it's in the midst of a five-week long election process. What will these changes mean for their exchange traded funds (ETFs)? Since the 1...
04-06-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
By diversifying a portfolio, a potential investor could hold some emerging-market exchange traded funds (ETFs) from the BRIC countries. The BRIC countries, or Brazil, Russia, India and China, may be the ones to recover faster and experience sustained growth, writes John F. Was...
03-24-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Signs of pessimism are still pervasive in India's economy, but the country still has some tricks up its sleeves that may help encourage India's markets and related exchange traded funds (ETFs). In a survey of Indian corporations, more than one-third of firms expect a worsening...
02-26-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India is a country marked by its entrepreneurial spirit, but some poor decisions or maybe just bad timing in the marketplace may have thrown the country's economy and subsequent exchange traded funds (ETFs) off balance. In particular, an Indian corporate jewel, Tata Motors, ha...
01-29-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
World growth forecasts have been adjusted to allow for the slowdown in all markets, and India's markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) are no exception. Slowing Growth. The International Monetary Fund has lowered India's growth to 5%, and the growth rate should raise in 201...
01-28-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Emerging markets and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) are at dirt-cheap prices, and it would be a shame to not capitalize on this opportunity. ETFs are becoming a popular investment tool for investors to gain exposure to emerging markets by removing the onerous task of pi...
01-27-2009 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India is facing a long road ahead of it, as corporate transparency has become an issue that has hindered the growth of its markets, stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs). Shareholders that control Indian companies will soon be required to disclose when they put up stock ho...
01-12-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India's economic expansion has slowed but has not completely hampered its economy and exchange traded funds (ETFs). India's top officials seem adamant that the country will not only weather this storm but will recover more quickly than other emerging economies: Manmohan Si...
12-29-2008 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
It is just about that time of year where we reflect upon the year and resolve to improve upon our quality of life in a fresh new year. Let's just hope that exchange traded funds (ETFs) have not forgotten this tradition and will resolve to undertake some new years resolutions for ...
12-23-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
India's deep entrepreneurial spirit still reigns free in helping to boost local economy and exchange traded funds (ETFs). Innovative ideas have evolved and enterprises shortlisted in competitions to find hot start-ups are being conducted by groups such as the National Entrepre...
12-17-2008 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India's economic expansion is posed to continue receding as exports fell for the first time in seven years this October, sending related shares and exchange traded funds (ETFs) down. India is adding interest rates and tax cuts announced earlier this month to make up for their...
12-04-2008 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Divergent opinions are being floated around regarding the attacks on Mumbai, India and its affect on India's exchange traded funds (ETFs). Carl Delfeld for ETF XRAY writes how the attack is another burden on India and how increased tension with Pakistan and the disputed Punjab...
12-01-2008 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India's economy slowed to an annual rate of 7.6% in the quarter ending Sept. 30, hardly bringing good news to exchange traded funds (ETFs) focused on the emerging country. On the other hand, the US would love to have a positive GDP growth number... The attacks in Mumbai, India...
11-18-2008 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Local demand may be enough to support India's economy in the next year, while floating their exchange traded funds(ETFs). Trade Minister Kamal Nath says that the country may announce a trade assistance package for exporters later this year as a global recession threatens this ...
10-30-2008 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Around India, exchange traded funds (ETFs) could be feeling the impact of falling prices and a rash of political instability. India's inflation rate fell below 11% for the first time since May, giving the central bank room to reduce interest rates, report Subramaniam Sharma an...
09-15-2008 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
India's currency, the rupee, has fallen to two-year lows, taking related exchange traded funds (ETFs) along with it. The rupee was knocked down by losses in stocks after worries about problems in the global financial sector as well as heavy demand for the U.S. dollar, Reuters ...
08-26-2008 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
One state-run Indian company's agreement to buy another company in Britain could have implications for its exchange traded funds (ETFs). The offer is for Oil & Natural Gas Corp. to buy Britain's Imperial Energy for $2.6 billion in cash, reports Jane Wardell for the Associa...
08-15-2008 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The so-called BRIC countries and exchange traded funds (ETFs) were stars in 2007, but now most of those regions are finding themselves feeling a little off. Over the past month, the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) has outperformed every BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) -focused E...
08-14-2008 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
For the month of June, India's production was up, and exchange traded funds (ETFs) focused on this rising country reaped the rewards of this growth. Before the higher interest rates and consumer spending crimp, factory output and activity in mines and utilities in India rose 5...
08-08-2008 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As the United States continues to experience a serious economic slowdown, exchange traded funds (ETFs) face many challenges as even the BRIC economies are feeling the repurcussions. Regardless of whether or not the United States is truly in a recession, it is undeniable that ...
08-05-2008 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
A recent end to India's dry spell could have something brewing for the coffee exchange traded note (ETN). Wait, what? Yes, we said India. Among the coffee-producing countries in Asia, India is the third-largest. A drought last month threatened to lower coffee yields, but ra...
07-24-2008 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
After India's government gained a confidence vote in Parliament, the rupee rose by the most in more than a decade, sending stocks, bonds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) on a path to monetary enlightenment. On the vote, the currency strengthened 1.6% against the U.S. dollar, r...
07-22-2008 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Currency in emerging markets have enjoyed a five-year winning streak that has benefited some exchange traded funds (ETFs). But the good times might be coming to a halt. Inflation is what's doing the money in, and it's a problem everywhere from South Korea to Turkey, report Luk...
Number of Holdings: 51
|Exploration & Production||8.5%|
|Electrical Power Equipment||1.5%|
|Steel Raw Material Suppliers||1.4%|
Number of Holdings: 51
|2.0%||TTMT||Tata Motors Ltd||Consumer Discretionary||1778638530000||India|
|1.1%||MM||Mahindra & Mahindra ...||Consumer Discretionary||793383410000||India|
|0.9%||BHFC||Bharat Forge Ltd||Industrials||296579950000||India|
|0.6%||HMCL||Hero MotoCorp Ltd||Consumer Discretionary||531677950000||India|
|5.1%||HUVR||Hindustan Unilever L...||Consumer Staples||1955993870000||India|
|1.3%||UNSP||United Spirits Ltd||Consumer Staples||497042690000||India|
|1.0%||ITC||ITC Ltd||Consumer Staples||2860118070000||India|
|0.8%||NEST||Nestle India Ltd||Consumer Staples||678458120000||India|
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