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PowerShares India Portfolio ETFFund



  • Change 0.10 (0.4%)
  • Volume 0.42 M

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  • Assets $366.0M
  • Expense Ratio 0.82%
  • Yield 0.90%
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Global Equity ETF

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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  • Cheap Oil Market to Fuel China, India ETFs

    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...

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  • Capture Overseas Opportunities with These ETFs

    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 ...

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  • India ETFs: Best of the BRIC House…Again

    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...

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  • ETF Investors Should Pick Their BRIC Exposure

    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...

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  • ETFs to Follow Institutional Investors' Emerging Asia Picks

    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...

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  • U.S. Investors Have Really Warmed to India Stocks, ETFs

    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...

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  • ETFs to Play the Largest Wealth Fund's India Bet

    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: ...

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  • India ETFs Look Expensive

    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%,...

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  • India ETFs Look Sturdier After S&P Upgrade

    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...

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  • An India ETF Nears Another Entry Point

    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...

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  • A Buying Opportunity in This India ETF

    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...

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  • Earnings Could Provide Next Jolt for India ETFs

    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...

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  • India Stocks, ETFs Still Have Room to Run

    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 (...

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  • The Dominance of India ETFs

    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....

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  • India ETFs Waiting on Modi to Make Good on Promises

    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-...

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  • India ETFs Raking in Cash

    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 ...

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  • Most Searched ETFs: Changes at the Top

    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 ...

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  • PIN-terest Among India ETFs

    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...

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  • More Election Help for India ETFs

    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 ...

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  • May Elections Could Be a Good Turn for India ETFs

    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, ...

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  • India ETFs Surge as BSE Hits Record

    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) ...

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  • India's BSE Hits Record; Small-Cap, Infrastructure ETFs Lead

    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...

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  • Some Investors Return to India; ETFs Not so Much

    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 ...

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  • India ETF Eyes Possible Breakout...or Breakdown

    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 ...

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  • Inflation Constrains India ETFs

    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...

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  • India ETFs Look for Growth in 2014

    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...

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  • India ETFs Might Not Turn Around Any Time Soon

    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...

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  • Inflation, Rates Still Weighing on India ETFs

    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 ...

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  • Indexology: Actively Passive: A Passage to India

    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 ...

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  • Expect Moderate Growth in India ETFs

    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...

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  • Potential Rate Hikes Dampen India Stock ETFs

    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...

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  • New Central Bank Chief Could Redirect Indian Economy, ETFs

    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...

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  • India ETFs on Shaky Footing with Weakening Rupee

    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...

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  • India ETFs Lead Emerging Markets in Early 2013

    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...

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  • India ETFs Rise on Reform, Goldman Bulls

    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 ...

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  • Foreign Investment Bolsters India ETFs

    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 ...

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  • ETF Spotlight: India

    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...

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  • India ETFs Rise on Interest Rate Cut

    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 ...

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  • India ETFs Cool After Fast Start to 2012

    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 ...

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  • India ETFs: Breakout or Fakeout?

    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...

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  • India ETFs in Bull Market Territory

    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...

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  • Best Emerging Market ETFs

    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...

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  • India Leads Bubbling BRIC ETFs

    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...

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  • India ETFs Vault Over 30% This Year

    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...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: India

    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...

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  • India ETF Assets Tumble in Performance Rout

    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...

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  • Biggest Losers: Global ETFs That are in the Dumps

    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...

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  • India ETFs Slammed; Rupee Hits Low Against Dollar

    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...

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  • The Contrarian: Downtrodden Global ETFs for Bargain Hunters

    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 ...

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  • BRIC ETFs Crumbling

    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...

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  • India ETFs Fall After Latest Rate Hike

    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...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: India

    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 ...

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  • India ETFs Grapple With Inflation, Rate Hikes

    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...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: India

    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...

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  • China ETFs May Be The Most Promising of Asian Emerging Markets

    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...

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  • Investors Get Selective in Emerging Markets ETFs

    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...

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  • India ETFs Jump This Week

    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 ...

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  • India ETFs Lead Emerging Markets Higher

    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...

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  • India ETFs Sink As Investors Go Elsewhere

    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%, ...

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  • Why India ETFs Are In a Rut

    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...

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  • India ETFs Hurting, But Cash Infusion Could Help

    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 ...

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  • India ETFs: Don't Write Them Off

    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...

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  • This Sector Could Power India ETFs in 2011

    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...

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  • Corruption Holds Back India ETFs

    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...

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  • India ETFs Waver After Obama's Visit

    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...

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  • Asia ETF Industry Grows as Economies Heat Up

    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...

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  • What's Drawing Assets to India ETFs?

    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...

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  • India ETFs Thrive Under the Microscope

    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 ...

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  • ETFs Start New Quarter Off on Right Foot

    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...

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  • India ETFs Surging Near All-Time Highs

    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...

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  • ETF Spotlight: PowerShares India Portfolio (PIN)

    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...

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  • India ETFs: 5 Reasons to Believe the Bull Run

    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...

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  • Agriculture Sector Threatens India ETFs

    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,...

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  • Best ETFs to Play India's Fast-Growing Economy

    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...

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  • India ETFs: Looking for the 'Sweet Spot'

    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...

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  • 4 Things Firing Up India ETFs

    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...

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  • India ETFs: Bull or Bear?

    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...

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  • India ETFs: The Fight for Modernization

    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 ...

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  • India ETFs: 5 Reasons the Tiger Is Roaring

    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, ...

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  • ETFs That Could Benefit as BRICs Get Stronger

    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...

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  • 4 ETFs to Target India's Growing Economy

    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...

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  • Emerging Market ETFs: Is It Too Late?

    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...

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  • The Best ETFs for India's Booming Economy

    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...

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  • How to Choose Emerging Market ETFs

    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...

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  • The Top ETFs to Play International Consumers

    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...

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  • India ETF: A Proving Ground for Global Markets

    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...

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  • India ETFs: The World's Next Superpower?

    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. ...

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  • India ETF: What It Needs to Sustain Momentum

    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...

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  • India ETFs: How Consumers Are Driving Growth

    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...

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  • Why the IMF Is Bullish on India's ETFs

    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...

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  • 6 Reasons to Watch India's ETFs

    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...

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  • India ETFs: 4 Reasons to Take a Look

    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...

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  • Accord With Japan May Stir India ETF Growth

    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...

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  • India ETN Faces Turbulence Overseas

    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...

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  • India ETF Space Has a New Player

    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...

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  • India ETFs: Too Much, Too Soon?

    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...

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  • As India Recovers, the Next Step for Its ETFs

    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...

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  • An ETF for India’s Small-Cap Companies

    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) ...

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  • India's ETFs: Why They Could Keep Moving On Up

    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 ...

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  • India's ETFs: The Case for Wading Back In

    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...

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  • India's ETFs: Still Growing, But There's Room for More

    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 ...

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  • Can India's ETFs Flourish Despite Severe Drought?

    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...

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  • India Looking Inward for ETF and Economic Growth, But Is It Enough?

    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...

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  • Will a Lackluster Monsoon Season Hurt India's ETF?

    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, ...

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  • Reasons for Optimism Found In India's ETFs

    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% ...

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  • ETF Spotlight: WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (EPI)

    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...

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  • 4 Reasons India ETFs May Be Powerhouses

    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...

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  • India Seeks to Help the Poor; Will It Help ETFs?

    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...

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  • What India's Investment Policy Shifts Mean for ETFs

    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...

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  • ETFs to Watch As the World Decouples

    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 ...

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  • The Ultimate Guide to the BRIC ETFs

    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)...

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  • After Big Changes, What's Next for India's ETFs?

    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...

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  • India ETFs Change Course After Elections

    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...

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  • Do India’s Economy and ETFs Have What It Takes to Keep Growing?

    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...

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  • What India's Changing Face Means for ETFs

    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...

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  • How BRIC Countries and ETFs May Help Your Portfolio

    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...

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  • What India Has In Store To Ease Economy and ETF Burdens

    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...

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  • Are Brighter Days Ahead for India's ETFs?

    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...

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  • Why India’s ETFs Are Showing Resilience

    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...

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  • 4 Countries, Many Ways to Access Them with ETFs

    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...

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  • How India's Corporate Changes Could Impact ETFs

    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...

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  • Why India Economy, ETF Could Bounce Back Stronger

    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...

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  • 14 ETFs to Keep in Mind for 2009

    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 ...

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  • How Start-Ups Can Rev India's ETFs

    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...

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  • 3 Things Influencing India's ETFs Right Now

    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...

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  • How India, ETF Can Stay Strong After Attacks

    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...

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  • How India, ETF Can Emerge from Terror Attacks

    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...

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  • Why Optimism Rules In India, ETF

    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 ...

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  • India, ETFs' Growth May Stunt In Crisis Conditions

    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...

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  • India's ETFs Suffer From Slowing Currency, Economy

    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 ...

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  • BRIC ETFs Crumble and U.S. Is Left Standing

    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...

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  • India and ETFs Are Benefiting From Action in the U.S.

    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...

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  • ETFs Are Tested as Even BRIC Economies Feel U.S. Slowdown

    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 ...

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  • Good Numbers Raining Down on India's Index, ETFs

    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...

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  • India's Government Gets Vote of Confidence, ETFs Follow Suit

    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...

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Number of Holdings: 50

Energy 24.2%
Technology 20.4%
Materials 10.9%
Financials 10.4%
Consumer Staples 8.8%
Telecommunications 8.1%
Health Care 8%
Consumer Discretionary 4.4%
Utilities 3.3%
Industrials 1.5%
Unknown 0.0000000000000142109%
Unknown 16.397%
Auto Parts 10.4%
Utility Networks 9.6%
Exploration & Production 8.5%
Telecom Carriers 6.6%
Generic Pharma 6.1%
Mortgage Finance 5.1%
Household Products 4.6%
IT Services 4.4%
Application Software 4.3%
Base Metals 3.9%
Automobiles 2.5%
Steel Producers 2.5%
Beverages 2.3%
Power Generation 2%
Coal Operations 1.7%
Electrical Power Equipment 1.5%
Steel Raw Material Suppliers 1.4%
Banks 1.4%
Commercial Finance 1.2%
Tobacco 1.2%
India 100%
Large-cap 69.8%
Unknown 19.8%
Micro-cap 10.4%

Number of Holdings: 50





Market Cap


2.1% TTMT Tata Motors Ltd Consumer Discretionary 1778638530000 India
1.9% BOS Bosch Ltd 0
1.1% MM Mahindra & Mahindra ... Consumer Discretionary 793383410000 India
1.0% 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
1.3% ITC ITC Ltd Consumer Staples 2860118070000 India
0.8% NEST Nestle India Ltd Consumer Staples 678458120000 India
9.3% RIL Reliance Infrastruct... Utilities 125288430000 India

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