March 07, 2013 at 04:00 AM EST
Middle East ETFs: Watch Your Financials Weight
Emerging markets exposure has become a staple in countless portfolios over the past few years as the proliferation of ETFs has democratized previously difficult-to-reach segments of the global market. While many have shed their home country bias, diversifying your portfolio geographically remains a hurdle for investors who remain hesitant to dip their toes overseas. On the other hand, those that have taken the plunge have reaped the benefits of a well-balanced portfolio; in many instances, investors who have tapped into markets outside of the more popular BRIC group have realized stellar, and often uncorrelated, gains over the past few years [see 101 ETF Lessons Every Financial Advisor Should Learn]. Investment opportunities in the Middle East in particular have been flying under the radar for most, as this region of the world has largely been inaccessible by mainstream investors in the last decade. Luckily, the growth of the ETF universe has spawned several options for those looking [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Ultimate Guide To Africa ETFs Middle East ETFs Under Pressure As Protests Intensify ETF Options For 3 Most Employed Countries Van Eck Files For Saudi Arabia ETFs Will Gulf State ETFs Thrive From Oil Wealth
Emerging markets exposure has become a staple in countless portfolios over the past few years as the proliferation of ETFs has democratized previously difficult-to-reach segments of the global market. While many have shed their home country bias, diversifying your portfolio geographically remains a hurdle for investors who remain hesitant to dip their toes overseas. On the other hand, those that have taken the plunge have reaped the benefits of a well-balanced portfolio; in many instances, investors who have tapped into markets outside of the more popular BRIC group have realized stellar, and often uncorrelated, gains over the past few years [see 101 ETF Lessons Every Financial Advisor Should Learn]. Investment opportunities in the Middle East in particular have been flying under the radar for most, as this region of the world has largely been inaccessible by mainstream investors in the last decade. Luckily, the growth of the ETF universe has spawned several options for those looking [...]

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