ETFs For China’s Investment Sweethearts
China has confirmed its status as an integral part of the growth engine driving the global economy, which is why its recent investing activity may be leading some U.S. investors to worry. Most people know that China is sitting on a hefty pile of foreign exchange reserves, approximately $3.2 trillion, however, fewer investors are aware that the Asian behemoth has been increasingly diversifying away from the United States [see also Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio]. Treasury data shows a drop-off in China’s purchases of U.S. securities in the final stretch of 2011, leading many to believe that China has been gradually reducing its appetite for the dollar. Author Karen Maley, from BusinessSpectator.com, takes a closer look at where China has been reallocating assets to, highlight several noteworthy observations that could have an impact on a number of ETFs. So where is the money going? [see also Doomsday Special: 7 Hard Asset Investments You [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: International Bond ETF Guide: All the Options For Ex-U.S. Fixed Income Exposure Top 10 Noteworthy ETF Trends Of 2011 ProShares Launches German Bond ETF German Bond ETF: Plenty Of Risk, Not Much Return 2011: A Year Of ETF Firsts
China has confirmed its status as an integral part of the growth engine driving the global economy, which is why its recent investing activity may be leading some U.S. investors to worry. Most people know that China is sitting on a hefty pile of foreign exchange reserves, approximately $3.2 trillion, however, fewer investors are aware that the Asian behemoth has been increasingly diversifying away from the United States [see also Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio]. Treasury data shows a drop-off in China’s purchases of U.S. securities in the final stretch of 2011, leading many to believe that China has been gradually reducing its appetite for the dollar. Author Karen Maley, from BusinessSpectator.com, takes a closer look at where China has been reallocating assets to, highlight several noteworthy observations that could have an impact on a number of ETFs. So where is the money going? [see also Doomsday Special: 7 Hard Asset Investments You [...]

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