There are currently two ETFs with significant exposure to Pakistan’s markets. The EGShares EM Dividend High Income ETF (NYSEArca: EMHD), which tracks an equally weighted index of emerging market dividend stocks, has an 8% weight toward Pakistan. EMHD is up 5% year-to-date.
Additionally, the iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF (NYSEArca: FM), which follows frontier or pre-emerging markets, includes a 5.2% allocation toward Pakistan. MSCI (NYSE: MSCI) has stated that it will boost Pakistan’s weight in its MSCI Frontier Market 100 Index to 8.9% after the index provider promotes the United Arab Emirates and Qatar to emerging market status. [Pakistan’s Weight in This ETF Set to Soar]
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