October 09, 2012 at 07:00 AM EDT
5 Emerging Markets ETFs ex-Taiwan & South Korea
Emerging market ETFs have seen a surge in interest in recent years, as U.S.-based investors have embraced this asset class as a core components of any long-term, growth-focused strategy. With most developed markets still trying to recover from the financial crisis, the growth potential of emerging markets has been even more appealing. Vanguard recently shook up the discussion around emerging markets ETFs when it announced it will transition its popular VWO from an MSCI index to a FTSE benchmark. While there are some similarities between the indexes, there are some big differences as well. For example, FTSE considers South Korea to be a developed market, while MSCI counts it as emerging (and therefore one of the largest allocations in products such as EEM). Many investors would likely be surprised to learn that significant portions of their “emerging markets” ETFs have exposure to economies that most have considered “developed” by many [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Emerging Markets ETFs: Five Factors To Consider Not Just EEM & VWO: Emerging Markets ETF Options iShares Debuts Frontier Markets ETF (FM) Dividend ETFs: Going Beyond The United States August ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, And Closures
Emerging market ETFs have seen a surge in interest in recent years, as U.S.-based investors have embraced this asset class as a core components of any long-term, growth-focused strategy. With most developed markets still trying to recover from the financial crisis, the growth potential of emerging markets has been even more appealing. Vanguard recently shook up the discussion around emerging markets ETFs when it announced it will transition its popular VWO from an MSCI index to a FTSE benchmark. While there are some similarities between the indexes, there are some big differences as well. For example, FTSE considers South Korea to be a developed market, while MSCI counts it as emerging (and therefore one of the largest allocations in products such as EEM).  Many investors would likely be surprised to learn that significant portions of their “emerging markets” ETFs have exposure to economies that most have considered “developed” by many [...]

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