Getting even more refined and focused with their ETF evaluations, investors spent some time getting to know the KraneShares CSI China Internet Fund (NasdaqGM: KWEB). We suspect the catalyst here is news that Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announcing it will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange when it commences its initial public offering later this summer.
With that news, Alibaba’s ETF opportunities are more limited than had the company chosen to list on the Nasdaq, but the exchange news does not matter to KWEB, which still remains positioned to be one of the first ETFs to house shares of Alibaba. [Alibaba Will See Limited ETF Residences]
The iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWZ) and the SPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF (NYSEArca: RWX) were also among the most searched international ETFs while the iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca: LQD) was the most searched bond fund.
KraneShares CSI China Internet Fund
Tom Lydon’s clients own shares of LQD.