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Investing in Asia with ETFs

The $8 billion iShares FTSE-Xinhua China 25 Index Fund (FXI) is the lead exchange traded fund profiled in John Spence’s column Using ETFs to Invest in Asian Markets. Other China ETFs mentioned by Spence include the PowerShares GoldenDragon Halter USX China Portfolio (PGJ), SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) and Claymore-AlphaShares China Small Cap ETF (HAO).

Investing in China’s Growth Potential

In China, recovery already seems to be a reality according to Fortune’s Mina Kimes. In the recent article China on the march, again, Kimes writes that real estate, auto, and industrial sales have all bounced back this year, driving stocks on the Shanghai exchange up 50% since February. The velocity of the Chinese rebound surprised […]

China ETFs Bounce on Buybacks

China stocks have climbed over 20% from their low mark in mid-September. The Financial Times reports that state-owned firms responded to government initiatives and bought back shares of their listed subsidiaries. The parent companies of 20 listed firms have bought back shares since regulators announced moves to encourage the practice on Sunday. China ETFs include […]

This Year’s Drop of China ETFs

Jesse Emspak of Investor’s Business Daily offers reasons for the decrease in China ETFs in his recent article, “U.S. Slowdown Shows in Drop of China ETFs”. The iShares FTSE/Xinhua25 (FXI) is down 22.74% since the start of the year. SPDRs S&P China (GXC) and Powershares Golden Dragon Halter USX (PGJ) have faced similar losses. The […]

Morningstar’s Worst New ETFs

Morningstar’s Jeffrey Ptak published his list of 2007′s worst new ETFs. The list includes: Emerging Markets SPDR S&P China (GXC) First Trust ISE Chindia (FNI) Real Estate Adelante Shares Real Estate iShares FTSE NAREIT Funds (RTL) Commodities Claymore Clear Global Timber (CUT) Ptak cites timing and declines since the launch of the ETFs as qualifiers. […]

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