May 20, 2011 at 07:00 AM EDT
Here’s An Idea: Small-Cap BRIC ETF
As the ETF industry has continued to expand at a breakneck pace, the introduction of first-to-market products has become somewhat commonplace. Well more than 100 ETFs have debuted this year, many of them targeting an asset class or investment strategy not previously accessible within the ETF wrapper. Recent weeks have seen the debut of the first car ETF, a pure play fishing ETF, and a bond ETF dedicated to debt of Latin America issuers. Unlike the reaction to hyper-targeted funds that have debuted in years past, investors have given many of these niche products a relatively warm reception. In addition to the hundreds of new launches, the ETF product pipeline has continued to fill as well. SEC filings have accelerated in recent weeks, with issuers planning a wide variety of additional funds that offer sector-specific exposure to international economies and tools for playing narrow investment themes withing the U.S. market. [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: BRIC ETF Investing: Small Cap Edition Van Eck Debuts Small Cap Russia ETF (RSXJ) BRIC ETFs In Focus: Obama In Russia, Unrest In China Van Eck Launches Small Cap Germany ETF (GERJ) Does South Korea Belong In Your Emerging Markets ETF?
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