Of the top-10 global markets to this point in 2014, half are developed markets and all are located in Europe. Austria, Spain and Ireland are in between Portugal and Italy in terms of 2014 performance. Three of the top-10 are currently classified as frontier markets – Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Pakistan – though the first two will be moved to emerging markets status later this year. [A High-Flying, Hard-to-Access Market]

iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF


ETF Trends editorial team contributed to this post. Tom Lydon’s clients own shares of DXJ and SPY.