There are reasons to consider EPHE and those include the benefits to consumer sectors from low oil prices, a resurgent manufacturing sector and expectations that corporate profits will grow 13% to 16%, according to the Inquirer.
Industrials represent 21.2% of EPHE’s weight, the ETF’s second-largest sector weight, while consumer sectors combine for 11.7% of the fund’s weight.
For 2015, Morgan Stanley “said the Philippines was the best-positioned market due to its ample liquidity, strong forecast gross domestic product growth and low levels of credit penetration,” reports The Star.
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Tom Lydon’s clients own shares of EEM.