ETFs To Play 9 Markets In Limbo
The FTSE Group, one of the leading indexing firms, recently announced the results of its Annual Country Classification Review, the process by which global equity markets are classified as Developed, Advanced Emerging, Secondary Emerging or Frontier using a scale of 21 “Qualities of Market” criteria. There were no reclassifications this year, but a couple more additions to the “watch list” of countries that are being considered for promotion or demotion between FTSE’s market classifications. Below we profile the countries living on the edge, as well as the ETF options available to play them [sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]: 1. Argentina: Possible Demotion From Frontier Argentina, which was demoted from Secondary Emerging to Frontier only two years ago, is once again being considered for possible demotion. The continuing stringent capital controls imposed on international investors and the lack of an independent regulatory authority to protect the rights of shareholders has put [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: ETFs To Play Euro 2012 Emerging Market ETFs: Surprising Standouts In A Hectic Month Mining ETFs: Eight Ways To Play Surging Warsaw Puts Polish ETFs In Focus Poland ETFs: A Bright Spot In A Gloomy Region
The FTSE Group, one of the leading indexing firms, recently announced the results of its Annual Country Classification Review, the process by which global equity markets are classified as Developed, Advanced Emerging, Secondary Emerging or Frontier using a scale of 21 “Qualities of Market” criteria. There were no reclassifications this year, but a couple more additions to the “watch list” of countries that are being considered for promotion or demotion between FTSE’s market classifications. Below we profile the countries living on the edge, as well as the ETF options available to play them [sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]:  1. Argentina: Possible Demotion From Frontier Argentina, which was demoted from Secondary Emerging to Frontier only two years ago, is once again being considered for possible demotion. The continuing stringent capital controls imposed on international investors and the lack of an independent regulatory authority to protect the rights of shareholders has put [...]

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