Barclays Global Investors has expanded on the Asian invasion within equity markets with a new exchange traded fund (ETF) that takes investors deeper into the continent.

The iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan Index Fund is listed on Nasdaq, and it offers broad, diversified access to the equity markets in Hong Kong, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand, reports ETF Express. The expense ratio is set at 0.74%.

The goal of this ETF is to give exposure to developed Asian equity markets, without the impact of Japan and Australia. At the same time, emerging markets such as Indonesia and Thailand are expressed.

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