iShares MSCI Thailand Investable Market Index Fund ETFFund
- Change 0.81 (1.0%)
- Volume 0.18 M
12:05 PM EDT Oct 31, 2014
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- Assets $503.1M
- Expense Ratio 0.61%
- Yield 3.14%
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iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the MSCI Thailand IMI 25/50 Index.
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07-23-2014 01:43 PM by Tom Lydon
Despite political uncertainty after a military junta assumed control of the country, Thailand stocks and related exchange traded funds have surged, but some are concerned about rising valuations. The iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) is up 20.6% year-to-date. ...
06-16-2014 01:20 PM by Tom Lydon
After the Thai military assumed control of the government, the Thailand exchange traded fund jumped this month, with Thai stocks pushing back into bull market territory. Since the end of May, the iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) has gained 6.3%. THD is up 25.9%...
05-16-2014 07:45 AM by Tom Lydon
The iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) is up just a third of a percent over the past month, but that is better than being down and the gain is impressive when considering the fractious political situation in the Southeast Asian country. Last week, THD struggled a...
05-08-2014 11:41 AM by Tom Lydon
Shares of the iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) are trading lower by 2.3% Thursday , a day after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was removed from power for reportedly firing a senior bureaucrat in 2011. Despite a wave of political tumult and mounting evidence...
04-09-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber
Since the beginning of February, the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM), the second-largest emerging markets ETF, is up 13.1%. That is nearly double the performance of the S&P 500 over the same period. Not surprisingly, EEM's relative strength against the be...
03-31-2014 12:55 PM by Todd Shriber
There has been increasing chatter of a positive decoupling of emerging markets equities from their U.S. counterparts. That is one result of the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM), the two largest emerging m...
03-10-2014 02:47 PM by Tom Lydon
Tennessee, the Volunteer State, is the top holder or second-largest investor in 12 emerging market exchange traded funds, highlighting the growing usage of ETFs as an investment tool to gain targeted exposure to market areas. The Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System is no...
03-07-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber
Thailand, an Asian destination once prized by foreign investors, has been wracked by political violence and volatility this year. The situation in the Southeast Asian country has worsened to the point that the U.S. State Department issued a statement urging opposing parties to en...
02-06-2014 08:15 AM by Tom Lydon
A prominent theme tied to emerging markets in recent months has been a spate of central bank actions. Primarily, developing world central banks have been raising interest rates as a means of defending sagging currencies. Conventional wisdom dictates that it usually takes sever...
01-31-2014 02:11 PM by Tom Lydon
The Thailand exchange traded fund weathered the storm in the broader emerging markets, and even while wading through political unrest, Thai stocks generated positive returns for the month. The iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) is up 4.3% since the start of 2014....
01-10-2014 03:08 PM by Tom Lydon
The developing economies have slowed down over the past year, but investors shouldn't dismiss them just yet. Reforms and policy changes could help bolster some emerging market stocks and exchange traded funds. Kristoffer Stensrud, the founder of Norway-based Skagen AS, which h...
11-26-2013 03:15 PM by Tom Lydon
Civil unrest and growing opposition to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's administration have weighed on Thailand's markets and exchange traded fund. Suthep Thaugsuban, a former deputy premier who is leading the demonstrations, said that rallies against Shinawatra began...
11-05-2013 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) has had its bouts with political volatility in the past, but the most recent batch of instability in the Southeast Asian country comes at a time when emerging markets investors are taking a cautious approach to higher-risk Sout...
06-12-2013 04:09 PM by Tom Lydon
U.S. equities experienced a slight pullback on concerns that the Fed will cut back quantitative easing, but overseas markets, particularly emerging market exchange traded funds, witnessed heavy selling pressure as investors fled risky assets. The iShares MSCI Turkey Investable...
06-12-2013 03:40 PM by Tom Lydon
It has been a dismal four-week stretch for emerging markets ETFs. That much is highlighted by roughly 9% declines over the past month for the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM), the two largest ETFs trackin...
06-05-2013 10:06 AM by Tom Lydon
Concerned that free flowing liquidity from years of loose monetary policies will soon come to an end, investors are shifting away from emerging market assets and exchange traded funds. The Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) lost 3% over the past month. The fund...
05-09-2013 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Southeast Asian economies and related exchange traded funds have been on fire over the past year. Healthy domestic consumption and capital spending have helped these economies grow at a decent pace over the past few years, but can it last? "The International Monetary Fund, Wo...
03-26-2013 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The exchange traded fund that tracks Thailand's stock exchange, iShares MSCI Thailand Capped Investable Market Index Fund (NYSEArca: THD), has dropped about 6% after hitting a resistance line that has been in place since 2010. The $68 billion infrastructure bill could have a nega...
12-28-2012 01:29 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors who look overseas for growth investments might want to take a look at Malaysia, Phillipines and Thailand exchange traded funds that have posted positive returns over the past consecutive 10 years. "It should be noted that in Southeast Asia, economic activity is somew...
05-18-2012 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Most stock exchange traded funds have been a mess this month on slowdown fears, Greece and European debt. However, there are pockets of strength in some single-country ETFs. The emerging economies were among the first movers during therally, but the broader index of developing...
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...
10-23-2011 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Market volatility has been ratcheting up on economic uncertainty, and many investors are heading for the safety of the sidelines in cash. Choppy markets can be frustrating for investors, who are hearing calls that buy-and-hold investing is dead. With triple-digit gains and ...
08-23-2011 03:52 PM by Tom Lydon
Many exchange traded funds that track individual countries have been beaten to a pulp in 2011. Some bargain hunters see cheap valuations in these hard-hit ETFs despite global debt and economic tensions. Last week, we took a look at some of the most oversold ETFs measured by di...
08-10-2011 03:37 PM by Tom Lydon
An exchange traded fund tracking Thailand has fallen along with global stocks but is trying to make a stand at its 200-day moving average. Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand's new prime minster, has selected her cabinet, International Business Times reported. The former deputy gove...
07-06-2011 01:52 PM by Tom Lydon
An exchange traded fund that invests in Thailand pulled back Wednesday following its rally after incoming prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's Pheu Thai party won the recent general election. She is the sister of exiled former prime minister Thaksin Sinawatra, and emerged the ...
07-05-2011 04:13 PM by Tom Lydon
ETF Spotlight on iShares MSCI Thailand (NYSEArca: THD), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $583.8 million. Objective: The ETF tries to reflect the performance of the MSCI Thailand Investable Market Index. Holdings: Top holdings include: PTT 11.73%, Kasikornbank 8.03%, PT...
04-06-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
While the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising to recovery highs as attracted headlines, emerging markets exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been the big stock gainers on the backs of strong economies since mid-March. The relatively quick uptick has pushed emerging market ETFs a...
03-16-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
A mix of warning signs are popping up in the emerging markets. However, emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) aren't all moving in lock step, and investors may wade through the waters to find stability. For some emerging markets, growth is slowing, inflation is rising a...
02-17-2011 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Frontier market exchange traded funds (ETFs) could see greater inflows as investors seek out riskier assets with the promise of potentially higher returns. According to Karim Rahemtulla for InvestmentU, Vietnam, Thailand and Combodia are three promising, up-and-coming, "pre-em...
01-19-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
If you've been wondering where the bottom on exchange traded fund (ETF) expense ratios might be, it's not here. iShares recently became the first industry player in 2011 to cut its ETF prices, trimming the expense ratios for 34 of its ETFs, reports Robert Goldsborough for Morn...
01-10-2011 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Those old Europe worries just won't go away, and today, they're taking down global exchange traded funds (ETFs) with them. The European Central Bank has stepped forward to aggressively purchase bonds from the most troubled governments in an attempt to stem a contagion effect, ...
01-03-2011 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
iShares MSCI Thailand (NYSEArca: THD) was one of 2010's best-performing exchange traded funds (ETFs), gaining an impressive 53.3%. Some pressures, however, loom. Domestic politics, strong local currency and rising interest rates will be key factors affecting the Thai economy t...
12-31-2010 02:37 PM by Tom Lydon
This year, commodity-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs) were the stars of the show. In fact, they were so strong that their performance helped lift economies dependent on them. But they weren't the only asset classes that did well. The Top ETFs of 2010 1. iShares Silver T...
12-27-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Japan's exchange traded fund (ETF) appears to have reversed the downtrend it's been on of late, but other Asian economies may still be more appealing. iShares MSCI Japan (NYSEArca: EWJ) is up 4.8% in the last month, a decent turnaround for a country often seen as one of the mo...
12-17-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Every year, we take the crystal ball out of a dark closet and examine it for clues about what's in store for the exchange traded fund (ETF) industry in the coming year. Last December, we made 10 predictions about the industry for 2010. Did the crystal ball steer us in the right d...
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...
10-20-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
While the broad stock market has been mostly locked in a sideways trading range for the last six months, there are several exchange traded funds (ETFs) that have bested the S&P 500's 5.6% year-to-date return. Sugar. Potential weather damage to sugar crops in Brazil, the w...
10-09-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The outlook for Thailand's economy is looking much improved in the wake of unrest in the country in May, which hurt tourism and foreign investment. Flash forward a few months later, and things look different for Thailand and its exchange traded fund (ETF). Thailand's Finance M...
10-07-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
While developed economies are just barely eking out growth, emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) have produced some phenomenal growth. Is this "the new normal"? International-stock funds increased by 16% on average in the third quarter, with emerging markets experienc...
10-04-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) were stuck in a lull at the beginning of the quarter. The markets soon struck a more positive note to wrap up the third quarter in a strong way. Let's take a look at what ETFs investors were focusing on in the third quarter. Sugar. Speculation on r...
08-27-2010 08:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Second-quarter GDP was revised sharply downward this morning. But before the markets could worry too much, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke stepped in with some reassuring words that were enough to sustain exchange traded funds (ETFs) and turn the markets positive in early t...
08-20-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
It is no surprise that the fastest growing economies are in the emerging markets. For the last six months, some of the best performing exchange traded funds (ETFs) were also those that covered the developing world. Thailand. The Thailand Development Research Institute projects...
07-17-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) are always a tantalizing investment option. They hold the potential for great growth, but at the same time, increase portfolio risk. As the global economy continues to morph into unchartered grounds, emerging market ETFs will become ev...
06-17-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Despite recent political unrest, Thailand's economy and exchange traded fund (ETF) have managed to grow, albeit at a slower pace. The cost of the turmoil in this country highlights the risks for foreign investors when it comes to emerging markets. Thailand has gone through an ...
06-01-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Out of the ashes of the financial crisis, emerging market banks have emerged stronger while developed market banks have languished. That makes emerging market financial exchange traded funds (ETFs) an interesting investment idea. The Economist reports that developing market...
05-19-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The Thai government's failure to resolve the ongoing bloody political crisis has put Thailand's standing as an up-and-coming major exchange traded fund (ETF) investment destination into question. Despite all political conflicts, however, businesses outside of the conflict zone sa...
05-19-2010 08:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Concerns about the European economy just refuse to go away. U. S. prices also unexpectedly dropped for the first time in more than a year, taking major stock indexes and exchange traded funds (ETFs) on a wild ride Wednesday. Inflation was hardly a problem for the Fed in April...
04-22-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Currently, Thailand is in the throes of political turmoil so serious, it is threatening the economic well-being of the country. But as the second-argest economy in Southeast Asia, it's hard to ignore their potential. You can see these competing forces in play in Thailand's exchan...
03-30-2010 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
There's good news and there's bad news, and it's pulling exchange traded funds (ETFs) in opposite directions this a.m. American consumer confidence is on the mend after slumping in February, but shoppers are still cautious. What does it mean? The Consumer Confidence Index san...
02-28-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Social unrest once again grips Thailand, but investors in Thailand's markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) remained blasé about the whole affair. Instead, investors were more focused on Thailand's recovery in exports, private investment and household spending. Thailand is c...
01-22-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Export-dependent economies were hit hard by the recession, and Thailand's economy and exchange traded fund (ETF) were no exception. But in a turn of events, Thailand's exports are in full-on turnaround mode, but it's not the only thing going right. Exports in Thailand rose th...
11-01-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
After mitigating the damages done by the economic collapse, Thailand has kept its economy barely afloat, but improving economic conditions may help the country-related exchange traded fund (ETF) sail on. Thailand's Central Bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged, suppo...
10-29-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
It appears that most Asian economies have finally pulled out of a recession. While recovery is expected to be slow for the time being, there are a variety of exchange traded fund (ETF) plays for even modest growth. South Korea's growth in the third quarter was at its quickest ...
09-18-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
When many people talk about emerging markets, chances are that the BRICs are part of the conversation. Brazil, Russia, China and India have all gone through such expansive growth that there are even exchange traded funds (ETFs) devoted just to those countries. But what if you're...
09-06-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Thailand's economy and its related exchange traded fund (ETF) are pulling through and if the cards are played right, positive growth may be just on the horizon. Economic data for the second quarter reveals that the worst may be over for Thailand, writes Supunnabul Suwannakij f...
08-09-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Despite a number of of less-than-satisfactory economic numbers, Thailand's Prime Minister predicts that in the long run, the Thai economy and exchange traded fund (ETF) will be just fine. Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva says the economy is on its way to recovery as the govern...
07-01-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The recent rally in stocks has lifted sagging world markets and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) with holders of such funds pleased and leaving onlookers envious. While there are many, here are five areas that have been particular standouts. In Japan, the country's exports...
06-09-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Thailand's finance minister has delivered some promising prognostications: the worst may be over for the economy (and in turn, its exchange traded fund (ETF)), thanks to sweeping government spending. Government spending has spurred demand and created jobs, lifting the Thai e...
04-10-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Thailand's economy and subsequent exchange traded fund (ETF) may contract as a result of decreased demand for Asian goods. The International Monetary Fund has predicted that Thailand's economy will contract in 2009, writes Emily Kaiser for Forbes. Fiscal and monetary policies ...
03-08-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Thailand's fate, like that of most Asian countries, is at the mercy of global markets, and slumping demand for Thailand's goods has its export industry, along with related exchange trade fund (ETF), abating. Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has stated that the natio...
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
Thailand's economy and exchange traded fund (ETF) have been wrought with internal strife but the appointment of a new prime minister may break the trend. In the great span of four months' time, three prime ministers have been hired and two abruptly axed, reports Carl Delfeld f...
11-26-2008 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Thailand, a country fraught with internal strife and tourism being a key component of the economy, may not be the most stable country for exchange traded fund (ETF) investors who are risk-averse. The Thailand baht has erased all gains against the dollar over the past two years...
11-06-2008 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
A slowing economy, a down exchange traded fund (ETF) and expectations of interest rate cuts resulted in a drop in yields on Thai government paper.The demand for Thai bonds has surged in expectation of the central bank cutting its key rate by at least 0.25%. Some are expecting a c...
10-03-2008 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
All signs point toward the fact that the United States and our exchange traded funds (ETFs) are getting jostled around in this weakened economy. Some countries could face recession as the global economy tumbles toward a bottom. In Singapore, predictions are that the country wi...
08-27-2008 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Thailand's economic growth has slowed, meaning the near-term prospects for its exchange traded fund (ETF) could be dim. The economy grew by a slower-than-expected 5.3%. Growth in the second quarter was expected to reach 5.8%, reports Suttinee Yuvejwattana and Shanthy Nambiar f...
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...
07-18-2008 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Thailand's economy is no stranger to rising prices that affect the economy and its exchange traded fund (ETF). For that reason, the central bank raised its benchmark interest rate for the first time in two years. Inflation is rising the fastest it has in a decade, and the ban...
Number of Holdings: 122
|Basic & Diversified Chemicals||5.3%|
|Exploration & Production||5.3%|
|Food & Drug Stores||4.7%|
|Transport Support Services||2.4%|
|Refining & Marketing||2.1%|
|Real Estate Services||1.5%|
|Health Care Facilities||1.3%|
|Publishing & Broadcasting||1.2%|
Number of Holdings: 122
|7.4%||SCBR||Siam Commercial Bank...||Financials||614359170000||Thailand|
|6.0%||ADVANCR||Advanced Info Servic...||Communications||665973350000||Thailand|
|4.8%||CPALLR||CP ALL PCL||Consumer Staples||388519130000||Thailand|
|4.9%||PTTEPR||PTT Exploration & Pr...||Energy||621302720000||Thailand|
|2.5%||AOTR||Airports of Thailand...||Industrials||338571090000||Thailand|
|2.4%||PTTGC MERGED CO NVDR||0||-|
|2.2%||KTBR||Krung Thai Bank PCL||Financials||331232650000||Thailand|
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