For those who are interested in gaining exposure to these emerging Asian markets, ETF investors can look to country-specific ETFs, such as the iShares MSCI Malaysia ETF (NYSEArca: EWM), iShares MSCI Philippines ETF (NYSEArca: EPHE), iShares MSCI Indonesia ETF (NYSEArca: EIDO) and VanEck Vectors Indonesia Index ETF (NYSEArca: IDX).
The SPDR S&P China ETF (NYSEArca: GXC), the iShares China Large-Cap ETF (NYSEArca: FXI) and Xtrackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF (NYSEArca: ASHR) also provide exposure to China, the second largest economy in the world.
Investors can also take on broad exposure to these emerging Asian economies through region-themed ETFs. For instance, the SPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific ETF (NYSEArca: GMF) provides broad exposure to emerging economies in the Asian Pacific, including China, Taiwan, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines. The iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF (NYSEArca: AAXJ), which excludes Japanese and Australian stock exposure and tilts toward more emerging economies, including China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines.
For more information on Asian markets, visit our Asia category.