Barclays Global Investors is going to more than double the number of foreign-registered exchange traded funds (ETFs) they sell in Japan. There are 14 different iShares ETFs waiting for clearance, bringing the total number available in Japan to 26. Jonathon Soble and Yuka Obayashi for Reuters.com report the new funds are linked to China, Brazil, South Korea and South Africa indexes, as well as developed market stocks and bonds and the alternative-asset Macquarie-Global Infrastructure 100 fund. This is all part of the company’s ongoing effort in product development.
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