June 29, 2011 at 07:00 AM EDT
Using ETFs To Round Out Emerging Markets Exposure
Last week, EGShares rolled out a suite of sector-specific emerging markets ETF, each focusing on various corners of the economy of the developing world. These products could obviously be useful to more active traders utilizing a sector rotation strategy in emerging markets, seeking to shift exposure towards corners of the market that maintain promising potential for capital appreciation and away from those that seem overpriced. But some of the most recent additions to the ETF lineup could also be effective tools for those with a longer-term focus, as they allow for the ability to fine tune international equity exposure and construct a more balanced portfolio. The two most popular options for broad-based emerging markets exposure are both linked to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index; EEM and VWO have aggregate assets of close to $85 billion. There’s a lot to like about these funds; the underlying index includes about 800 individual [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: ETF Insider: Beating The Market In A Rocky Week EGShares Launches Suite Of Emerging Market Sector ETFs Seven Surprising ETF Holdings: Why Investors Should Always Look Under The Hood Never Judge An ETF By Its Cover Highlighting Five Free ETF Tools
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