Honing in on 5 Emerging Market ETF Opportunities

ETF investors can also gain exposure to the Mexican markets through the iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWW), which holds  broad range of companies in Mexico, and SPDR MSCI Mexico Quality Mix ETF (NYSEArca: QMEX), which tracks a more customized basket of Mexico stocks that were selected based on metrics like value, quality and low volatility. Year-to-date, EWW was up 0.5% and QMEX was 1.3% higher.

Additionally, BlackRock advises investors to consider India as a potential long-term play as policy progress and a turn in the credit cycle coudl further support fundamentals.

“India is another emerging market that we find attractive for long-term investors,” BlackRock said. “The country continues to be one of the growth bright spots in emerging markets with a recovery that is broadening out to most of the economy. In addition to benefiting from some of the same forces affecting emerging markets overall, the weakness in oil prices has been a boon for India over the past two years and allowed for significant adjustments to the inflation trend and external accounts.”

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For India exposure, investors can turn to a number of country-specific ETFs, including iShares MSCI India ETF (BATS: INDA), PowerShares India Portfolio (NYSEArca: PIN) and WisdomTree India Earnings ETF (NYSEArca: EPI). Year-to-date, INDA rose 7.8%, PIN gained 6.7% and EPI increased 8.3%.

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