Africa ETFs: Cure For The Common Portfolio?
When asked to identify the economies that are posting the most substantial GDP expansion in the current environment, many investors would quickly respond with China, India, and other well known emerging markets. Those two countries are certainly among the leaders in terms of global economic growth; both are expected to expand at clips greater than 5% for the foreseeable future. But their integration into global markets also makes them vulnerable to adverse developments in places such as Europe, a relationship that we’ve been reminded of quite frequently in recent months. Another less publicized source of expected GDP growth in coming years–at least according to the World Bank–is Africa. Though the continent faces no shortages of challenges in a quest to ultimately become part of the developed world, the economy there is showing tremendous promise and emerging as a potentially attractive investment destination. Nigeria’s economy is expected to grow at 7% [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Never Judge An ETF By Its Cover Van Eck Files For Saudi Arabia ETFs ETF Pipeline: Nigeria Fund, Cloud Computing ETF On Tap Van Eck Slashes Fees On Five ETFs Middle East ETFs Under Pressure As Protests Intensify
When asked to identify the economies that are posting the most substantial GDP expansion in the current environment, many investors would quickly respond with China, India, and other well known emerging markets. Those two countries are certainly among the leaders in terms of global economic growth; both are expected to expand at clips greater than 5% for the foreseeable future. But their integration into global markets also makes them vulnerable to adverse developments in places such as Europe, a relationship that we’ve been reminded of quite frequently in recent months. Another less publicized source of expected GDP growth in coming years–at least according to the World Bank–is Africa. Though the continent faces no shortages of challenges in a quest to ultimately become part of the developed world, the economy there is showing tremendous promise and emerging as a potentially attractive investment destination. Nigeria’s economy is expected to grow at 7% [...]

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