Emerging


 

QOTD: Saying No to the S&P 500 [0.07]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 4:47 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

Being a US equity investor over the past several years has felt glorious. Over the last 7 years, the S&P is up 173% (15% annualized in nominal terms) versus MSCI EAFE (in USD terms), which is up 71% (8% annualized), and poor MSCI Emerging, which is up only 30% (4% annualized).

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Smaller Foreign ETFs Beating The Big Boys [0.22]

Posted on Aug. 10, 2017, 7:30 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

International equity ETFs listed in the U.S. have already attracted $104 billion in fresh net assets so far this year.

All of these ETFs have outrun funds like the SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) and the iShares Russell 1000 ETF (IWB) notably year-to-date.

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Why Now’s The Time For Int’l ETFs [0.09]

Posted on Aug. 10, 2017, 2 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

This article is part of a regular series of thought leadership pieces from some of the more influential ETF strategists in the money management industry. Today's article is by Dustin Blodgett, a portfolio specialist and member of the Investment Committee at Accuvest Global Advisors in Walnut Creek, California.

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Emerging Market ETFs Defy Consensus [0.20]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, 2 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

This article is part of a regular series of thought leadership pieces from some of the more influential ETF strategists in the money management industry. Today's article is by John Davi, founder and chief investment officer of Astoria Portfolio Advisors in New York City.

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Stocks in off-shore markets were the top performers among the major asset classes last week, based on a set of exchange-traded products. Equities in developed countries posted the strongest weekly advance, fractionally ahead of stocks in emerging markets.

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ETF Filing: High Div Funds Planned [0.21]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 4:15 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

ETF newcomer Advisors Asset Management has put two dividend-focused funds into registration that target the U.S. and the emerging market space.

The AAM S&P 500 Sector High Dividend ETF will track an index derived from the S&P 500 that looks to maintain the parent index’s sector diversification while targeting stocks with high dividend yields and steady dividend payments.

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Here’s a fun fact – over the last ten years, the S&P 500 has gained 95% while the Emerging Markets index has gained just 11%, a horrendously bad decade for any asset class.

Market moves can only ever be explained after the fact, and usually not very well.

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India ETFs May Triple In 5 Years [0.17]

Posted on July 14, 2017, 7:15 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

It's been a fantastic year for Indian equities.

But as good as those gains in India ETFs have been, they're about to get even better in the coming years.

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Inflows Of $400M For 'VWO' [0.14]

Posted on June 28, 2017, 4 a.m. by HOME @ [source]

The emerging market ETF topped the daily inflow list for Tuesday, June 27.

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM U.S. Equity -995.53 1,674,516.98 -0.06% International Equity 874.07 663,761.17 0.13% U.S.

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Equities in emerging markets rebounded last week, posting the strongest gain among the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products.

One source of support for emerging-markets equities: last week’s decision by MSCI to add Chinese mainland companies to the firm’s Emerging Markets Index.

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MSCI's Big China Decision Looms Today [0.14]

Posted on June 20, 2017, 10 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

For managers of global index portfolios this week, a big issue is whether or not MSCI will add China A-Shares to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (MXEF). MSCI plans to announce its 2017 Market Classification Review on Tuesday, June 20, shortly after 4:30 p.m.

The giant indexer has said no three years in a row, but this time may be different.

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For managers of global index portfolios this week, a big issue is whether or not MSCI will add China A-Shares to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (MXEF). MSCI plans to announce its 2017 Market Classification Review on Tuesday, June 20, shortly after 4:30 p.m.

The giant indexer has said no three years in a row, but this time may be different.

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ETF Watch: REX Closure Brings Total To 31 [-0.06]

Posted on June 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

Yesterday was the last day of trading for one of the REX ETFs. REX also markets a similar fund that combines exposure to the S&P 500 Index with a gold component, the REX Gold Hedged S&P 500 ETF (GHS),which has $4.5 million in assets under management.

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Same Old Performance Chase [0.11]

Posted on June 2, 2017, 12:15 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

I keep up to speed with fund flows – specifically ETF flows – because I think they give me a good sense of what my colleagues in the profession are doing and how investors are feeling about various asset classes / investment themes on a general basis.

Regardless, flows for US funds were still negative for May.

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Busting 3 Myths About China [0.04]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 2:15 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

Everyone seems excited about emerging markets this year, pouring money into EM ETFs as the segment offers investors attractive valuations and some fundamental improvement. One of the key points they highlight is the slowdown in GDP growth in recent years, now around 6-7% a year, but a far cry from the double-digit days in the early 2000s.

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The Perfect Monster ETF Trade Just Played Out [0.18]

Posted on May 11, 2017, 7:15 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

Sometimes the best stories in ETF-land are the ones that go unnoticed.

The best recent example of this was a once-little-known fund named the PowerShares S&P Emerging Markets Momentum Portfolio (EEMO).

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And The 2016 ETF.com Europe Awards Winners Are ... [0.17]

Posted on April 27, 2017, 6 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

The third Annual ETF.com Europe Awards, in partnership with Inside ETFs, celebrated the funds, people and companies that contributed to another phenomenal year of growth in the ETF industry in 2016.

From humble beginnings in the early 2000s, the industry in Europe now boasts more than 1,500 ETFs and combined assets of close to €600 billion.

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3 Views On Best Way To Own Int'l Equities [0.11]

Posted on April 20, 2017, 7:15 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

International equity ETFs have already attracted nearly $40 billion in fresh net assets in the first quarter of the year alone, and demand for exposure to foreign equity markets continues to be strong.

Fading enthusiasm over the new U.S. administration’s ability to implement reform, as well as strong performance outside the U.S., are some of the factors fueling this demand.

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Engaging at three levels can help to accelerate growth in Asia.

Deeper capital markets in emerging Asia could free up an additional $800 billion every year in funding, mostly for midsized to large corporations and infrastructure, accelerating economic growth and potentially lifting millions out of poverty.

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Global Markets Recovered Last Week [0.06]

Posted on March 20, 2017, 10:16 a.m. by The Capital Spectator @ [source]

Can you say whipsaw?

All the major asset classes rose last week, according to a set of exchange-traded products representing the key components of the global markets.

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