ETF Trends
ETF Trends

Brazil was one of the countries leading the way out of the global recession, and now the country is showing some signs of weakness. One clear sign? All but one Brazil exchange traded fund (ETF) have dropped below their 200-day moving averages.

Seemingly everything from budget cuts to inflationary pressure is hitting the Brazilian economy, and the performance of popular ETFs like iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (NYSEArca: EWZ) has suffered as a result. [Latin America ETFs Look for a Sputnik Moment.]

EGShares Brazil Infrastructure (NYSEArca: BRXX) is the lone ETF remaining above its trend line, but even its performance has suffered in the last several months.

Josh Lipton for Minyanville reports that the Brazilian economy is similar to China’s: they were the crusading countries to recover first from the global meltdown, and now they are in a weaker position. A possible bear market in Brazil is not out of the question, but for now it’s wait and see. [Is Brazil ETF a Smart Investment?]

Tisha Guerrero contributed to this article.

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