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The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Index. The fund will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of the index. The index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index designed to measure equity market performance of securities from the following 11 developed, emerging and frontier market countries or regions: China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.

Market Cap: 5.4 Billion

Primary Exchange: NASDAQ Global Market

Website: http://www.ishares.com

Shares Outstanding: 65.6 Million

Float: 65.6 Million

Dividend: 1.5204 (1.85%)

Beta: 0.960548

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Short Interest (Jan 15, 2013): 496 Thousand

Ethical Flags

Longest drawdown: 558 trading days

From: 2015-04-27 To: 2017-07-13

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Asia-Pacific Calendar: The Week Ahead (Dec 10-14)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-10 16:56:50:000

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the Asia-Pacific region in the week beginning December 10. Note : This material was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on December 6, 2018. The analysis in thi… read more...

Video: Top 5 Charts Of The Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 01:06:20:000

In this video we run through the free weekly email newsletter " The Top 5 Charts of the Week " and add a bit of extra comments and context. It's a useful tour across some of our latest work and thinking and just a great selection of global macro/market charts. This week we look at the f… read more...

Video: Top 5 Charts Of The Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 01:06:20:000

In this video we run through the free weekly email newsletter " The Top 5 Charts of the Week " and add a bit of extra comments and context. It's a useful tour across some of our latest work and thinking and just a great selection of global macro/market charts. This week we look at the f… read more...

Video: Top 5 Charts Of The Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 01:06:20:000

In this video we run through the free weekly email newsletter " The Top 5 Charts of the Week " and add a bit of extra comments and context. It's a useful tour across some of our latest work and thinking and just a great selection of global macro/market charts. This week we look at the f… read more...

(Bank Of) America: Don't Let Me Down, Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 11:28:40:000

Don't Let Me Down - Take I The original "Don't Let Me Down" belongs to the legendary Beatles: Although the song is not about one's beloved stock (…), it certainly can be interpreted that way nowadays, especially if you are (for example) long Advanced Micro Devices ( AMD ). ... read more...

(Bank Of) America: Don't Let Me Down, Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 11:28:40:000

Don't Let Me Down - Take I The original "Don't Let Me Down" belongs to the legendary Beatles: Although the song is not about one's beloved stock (…), it certainly can be interpreted that way nowadays, especially if you are (for example) long Advanced Micro Devices ( AMD ). ... read more...

(Bank Of) America: Don't Let Me Down, Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 11:28:40:000

Don't Let Me Down - Take I The original "Don't Let Me Down" belongs to the legendary Beatles: Although the song is not about one's beloved stock (…), it certainly can be interpreted that way nowadays, especially if you are (for example) long Advanced Micro Devices ( AMD ). ... read more...

Market Mayhem (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 07:40:29:000

Today's Top Stories: The U.S. stock sell-off gets worse, Asian markets see heavy losses, and Tesla (TSLA) reports its biggest quarterly profit ever. Click play to listen in the browser. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in t… read more...

Market Mayhem (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 07:40:29:000

Today's Top Stories: The U.S. stock sell-off gets worse, Asian markets see heavy losses, and Tesla (TSLA) reports its biggest quarterly profit ever. Click play to listen in the browser. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in t… read more...

Market Mayhem (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 07:40:29:000

Today's Top Stories: The U.S. stock sell-off gets worse, Asian markets see heavy losses, and Tesla (TSLA) reports its biggest quarterly profit ever. Click play to listen in the browser. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in t… read more...

The Mideast And U.S. Hold On To Only Regional Equity Gains This Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-13 08:41:04:000

The global selloff in stock markets around the world this week has left equities in the Middle East and the US with the world's only year-to-date gains for the major regions, based on a set of exchange-traded funds through yesterday's close (Oct. 11). The WisdomTree Middle East Dividend ETF … read more...

The Mideast And U.S. Hold On To Only Regional Equity Gains This Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-13 08:41:04:000

The global selloff in stock markets around the world this week has left equities in the Middle East and the US with the world's only year-to-date gains for the major regions, based on a set of exchange-traded funds through yesterday's close (Oct. 11). The WisdomTree Middle East Dividend ETF … read more...

The Mideast And U.S. Hold On To Only Regional Equity Gains This Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-13 08:41:04:000

The global selloff in stock markets around the world this week has left equities in the Middle East and the US with the world's only year-to-date gains for the major regions, based on a set of exchange-traded funds through yesterday's close (Oct. 11). The WisdomTree Middle East Dividend ETF … read more...

The Mideast And U.S. Hold On To Only Regional Equity Gains This Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-13 08:41:04:000

The global selloff in stock markets around the world this week has left equities in the Middle East and the US with the world's only year-to-date gains for the major regions, based on a set of exchange-traded funds through yesterday's close (Oct. 11). The WisdomTree Middle East Dividend ETF … read more...

The Mideast And U.S. Hold On To Only Regional Equity Gains This Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-13 08:41:04:000

The global selloff in stock markets around the world this week has left equities in the Middle East and the US with the world's only year-to-date gains for the major regions, based on a set of exchange-traded funds through yesterday's close (Oct. 11). The WisdomTree Middle East Dividend ETF … read more...

Global Equity Sell-Off

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 04:33:09:000

lt's not exactly news that global markets have been significantly weaker than the US this year. Almost every single international ETF is down year to date; a few of which are down by double-digit percentages. Only two have managed to edge out slight gains YTD. The Global 100 (IOO) has seen gai… read more...

Global Equity Sell-Off

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 04:33:09:000

lt's not exactly news that global markets have been significantly weaker than the US this year. Almost every single international ETF is down year to date; a few of which are down by double-digit percentages. Only two have managed to edge out slight gains YTD. The Global 100 (IOO) has seen gai… read more...

Global Equity Sell-Off

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 04:33:09:000

lt's not exactly news that global markets have been significantly weaker than the US this year. Almost every single international ETF is down year to date; a few of which are down by double-digit percentages. Only two have managed to edge out slight gains YTD. The Global 100 (IOO) has seen gai… read more...

Mideast, U.S. Still Lead Regional Equity Markets Returns This Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 03:02:32:000

Stock markets in the Middle East and Gulf are holding on to a small performance edge over the US equity market so far in 2018, based on a set of exchange-traded funds. The neck-and-neck horse race between the two regions reflects diverging trends in recent months. The formerly high-flying pe… read more...

Mideast, U.S. Still Lead Regional Equity Markets Returns This Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 03:02:32:000

Stock markets in the Middle East and Gulf are holding on to a small performance edge over the US equity market so far in 2018, based on a set of exchange-traded funds. The neck-and-neck horse race between the two regions reflects diverging trends in recent months. The formerly high-flying pe… read more...

Mideast, U.S. Still Lead Regional Equity Markets Returns This Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 03:02:32:000

Stock markets in the Middle East and Gulf are holding on to a small performance edge over the US equity market so far in 2018, based on a set of exchange-traded funds. The neck-and-neck horse race between the two regions reflects diverging trends in recent months. The formerly high-flying pe… read more...

Mideast, U.S. Still Lead Regional Equity Markets Returns This Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 03:02:32:000

Stock markets in the Middle East and Gulf are holding on to a small performance edge over the US equity market so far in 2018, based on a set of exchange-traded funds. The neck-and-neck horse race between the two regions reflects diverging trends in recent months. The formerly high-flying pe… read more...

Mideast, U.S. Still Lead Regional Equity Markets Returns This Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 03:02:32:000

Stock markets in the Middle East and Gulf are holding on to a small performance edge over the US equity market so far in 2018, based on a set of exchange-traded funds. The neck-and-neck horse race between the two regions reflects diverging trends in recent months. The formerly high-flying pe… read more...

How To Get EM Right: Asia, Not BRATS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 12:23:08:000

Introduction Let's begin by looking at what has happened in EM currency recently via a set of charts. Everything began with the Turkish Lira in early August. Turkish Lira Argentine Peso Source: Bloomberg Both countries have experienced nearly 50% currency devaluations this year. … read more...

How To Get EM Right: Asia, Not BRATS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 12:23:08:000

Introduction Let's begin by looking at what has happened in EM currency recently via a set of charts. Everything began with the Turkish Lira in early August. Turkish Lira Argentine Peso Source: Bloomberg Both countries have experienced nearly 50% currency devaluations this year. … read more...

How To Get EM Right: Asia, Not BRATS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 12:23:08:000

Introduction Let's begin by looking at what has happened in EM currency recently via a set of charts. Everything began with the Turkish Lira in early August. Turkish Lira Argentine Peso Source: Bloomberg Both countries have experienced nearly 50% currency devaluations this year. … read more...

How To Get EM Right: Asia, Not BRATS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 12:23:08:000

Introduction Let's begin by looking at what has happened in EM currency recently via a set of charts. Everything began with the Turkish Lira in early August. Turkish Lira Argentine Peso Source: Bloomberg Both countries have experienced nearly 50% currency devaluations this year. … read more...

How To Get EM Right: Asia, Not BRATS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 12:23:08:000

Introduction Let's begin by looking at what has happened in EM currency recently via a set of charts. Everything began with the Turkish Lira in early August. Turkish Lira Argentine Peso Source: Bloomberg Both countries have experienced nearly 50% currency devaluations this year. … read more...

How To Get EM Right: Asia, Not BRATS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 12:23:08:000

Introduction Let's begin by looking at what has happened in EM currency recently via a set of charts. Everything began with the Turkish Lira in early August. Turkish Lira Argentine Peso Source: Bloomberg Both countries have experienced nearly 50% currency devaluations this year. … read more...

How To Get EM Right: Asia, Not BRATS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 12:23:08:000

Introduction Let's begin by looking at what has happened in EM currency recently via a set of charts. Everything began with the Turkish Lira in early August. Turkish Lira Argentine Peso Source: Bloomberg Both countries have experienced nearly 50% currency devaluations this year. … read more...

Most Asset Classes Posted Gains Last Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 09:47:46:000

Gains in nearly every corner of global markets generated a broad tailwind for the major asset classes last week, based on a set of exchange-traded products. With the exception of US real estate investment trusts (REITs), buyers bid up prices across the board. Stocks in emerging markets led… read more...

Most Asset Classes Posted Gains Last Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 09:47:46:000

Gains in nearly every corner of global markets generated a broad tailwind for the major asset classes last week, based on a set of exchange-traded products. With the exception of US real estate investment trusts (REITs), buyers bid up prices across the board. Stocks in emerging markets led… read more...

Most Asset Classes Posted Gains Last Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 09:47:46:000

Gains in nearly every corner of global markets generated a broad tailwind for the major asset classes last week, based on a set of exchange-traded products. With the exception of US real estate investment trusts (REITs), buyers bid up prices across the board. Stocks in emerging markets led… read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

Rest Of World Weakness

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 14:31:32:000

As the dollar strengthens and the S&P 500 sits comfortably above its 50-day moving average, international equity market ETFs remain stuck in the mud. Below is a snapshot of regional ETFs from our Trend Analyzer tool. These are ETFs that US investors purchase to gain exposure to the res… read more...

Rest Of World Weakness

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 14:31:32:000

As the dollar strengthens and the S&P 500 sits comfortably above its 50-day moving average, international equity market ETFs remain stuck in the mud. Below is a snapshot of regional ETFs from our Trend Analyzer tool. These are ETFs that US investors purchase to gain exposure to the res… read more...

Rest Of World Weakness

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 14:31:32:000

As the dollar strengthens and the S&P 500 sits comfortably above its 50-day moving average, international equity market ETFs remain stuck in the mud. Below is a snapshot of regional ETFs from our Trend Analyzer tool. These are ETFs that US investors purchase to gain exposure to the res… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

Market Volatility Bulletin: Powell Sees Strength, While Spot VIX Calms Down Near Critical Level For S&P 500

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 10:48:45:000

Market Intro CNBC: 7:13AM EST US stocks ( SPY , DIA , QQQ , IWM ) are following the listless pattern of Asian ( AAXJ , EEM , EWJ ) and European ( EFA , VGK ) bourses. The dump in Netflix shares ( NFLX ) after a disappointing earnings report put downward pressure on stocks, but … read more...

Market Volatility Bulletin: Powell Sees Strength, While Spot VIX Calms Down Near Critical Level For S&P 500

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 10:48:45:000

Market Intro CNBC: 7:13AM EST US stocks ( SPY , DIA , QQQ , IWM ) are following the listless pattern of Asian ( AAXJ , EEM , EWJ ) and European ( EFA , VGK ) bourses. The dump in Netflix shares ( NFLX ) after a disappointing earnings report put downward pressure on stocks, but … read more...

Market Volatility Bulletin: Powell Sees Strength, While Spot VIX Calms Down Near Critical Level For S&P 500

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 10:48:45:000

Market Intro CNBC: 7:13AM EST US stocks ( SPY , DIA , QQQ , IWM ) are following the listless pattern of Asian ( AAXJ , EEM , EWJ ) and European ( EFA , VGK ) bourses. The dump in Netflix shares ( NFLX ) after a disappointing earnings report put downward pressure on stocks, but … read more...

Asia-Pacific Calendar: The Week Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 11:10:35:000

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the Asia-Pacific region in the week beginning July 16. [ Note: This video was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on July 12, 2018.] The analysis in this material i… read more...

Asia-Pacific Calendar: The Week Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 11:10:35:000

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the Asia-Pacific region in the week beginning July 16. [ Note: This video was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on July 12, 2018.] The analysis in this material i… read more...

Asia-Pacific Calendar: The Week Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 11:10:35:000

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the Asia-Pacific region in the week beginning July 16. [ Note: This video was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on July 12, 2018.] The analysis in this material i… read more...

Asia-Pacific Calendar: The Week Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 11:10:35:000

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the Asia-Pacific region in the week beginning July 16. [ Note: This video was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on July 12, 2018.] The analysis in this material i… read more...

China trade worries depress Asian markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 02:03:32:000

A Chinese downdraft, fueled by new worries about a U.S.-China trade war, has led Asian markets to nine-month lows on Tuesday. More news on: iShares China Large-Cap ETF, VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF, WisdomTree India Earnings ETF, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

China trade worries depress Asian markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 02:03:32:000

A Chinese downdraft, fueled by new worries about a U.S.-China trade war, has led Asian markets to nine-month lows on Tuesday. More news on: iShares China Large-Cap ETF, VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF, WisdomTree India Earnings ETF, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

China trade worries depress Asian markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 02:03:32:000

A Chinese downdraft, fueled by new worries about a U.S.-China trade war, has led Asian markets to nine-month lows on Tuesday. More news on: iShares China Large-Cap ETF, VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF, WisdomTree India Earnings ETF, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

China trade worries depress Asian markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 02:03:32:000

A Chinese downdraft, fueled by new worries about a U.S.-China trade war, has led Asian markets to nine-month lows on Tuesday. More news on: iShares China Large-Cap ETF, VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF, WisdomTree India Earnings ETF, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Market Volatility Bulletin: Spot VIX Hits 10-Day High On Global Equity Boycott Of Trade Developments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 12:35:48:000

Market Intro CNBC: 10:07 AM EST US stocks ( SPY , DIA , QQQ , IWM ) joined international equity markets ( ACWX , AAXJ , EWJ , VGK , EWU ) in dissenting at the newest trade developments between the United States and China ( FXI ). Sector SPDR: last week's returns A similar … read more...

Market Volatility Bulletin: Spot VIX Hits 10-Day High On Global Equity Boycott Of Trade Developments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 12:35:48:000

Market Intro CNBC: 10:07 AM EST US stocks ( SPY , DIA , QQQ , IWM ) joined international equity markets ( ACWX , AAXJ , EWJ , VGK , EWU ) in dissenting at the newest trade developments between the United States and China ( FXI ). Sector SPDR: last week's returns A similar … read more...

Market Volatility Bulletin: Spot VIX Hits 10-Day High On Global Equity Boycott Of Trade Developments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 12:35:48:000

Market Intro CNBC: 10:07 AM EST US stocks ( SPY , DIA , QQQ , IWM ) joined international equity markets ( ACWX , AAXJ , EWJ , VGK , EWU ) in dissenting at the newest trade developments between the United States and China ( FXI ). Sector SPDR: last week's returns A similar … read more...

Market Volatility Bulletin: VIX Goes Sub-12 - 7-Day Realized Vol Below 5

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-14 14:19:20:000

Market Intro CNBC: 1:38 PM EST What a divergence of regional performance! Asian stocks ( AAXJ ) tumble, European stocks ( VGK ) get a nice lift, and US stocks ( SPY , DIA , QQQ , IWM ) doze contentedly: the VIX now sports a sub-12 handle: IB: Spot VIX Thoughts on Volatility … read more...

Market Volatility Bulletin: VIX Goes Sub-12 - 7-Day Realized Vol Below 5

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-14 14:19:20:000

Market Intro CNBC: 1:38 PM EST What a divergence of regional performance! Asian stocks ( AAXJ ) tumble, European stocks ( VGK ) get a nice lift, and US stocks ( SPY , DIA , QQQ , IWM ) doze contentedly: the VIX now sports a sub-12 handle: IB: Spot VIX Thoughts on Volatility … read more...

Market Volatility Bulletin: VIX Goes Sub-12 - 7-Day Realized Vol Below 5

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-14 14:19:20:000

Market Intro CNBC: 1:38 PM EST What a divergence of regional performance! Asian stocks ( AAXJ ) tumble, European stocks ( VGK ) get a nice lift, and US stocks ( SPY , DIA , QQQ , IWM ) doze contentedly: the VIX now sports a sub-12 handle: IB: Spot VIX Thoughts on Volatility … read more...

ADB sees Asia's 2018 growth at 6 percent, but warns of trade risks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-11 07:28:58:000

The Asian Development Bank raised Asia's 2018 economic growth estimate to 6.0% from 5.8% earlier, citing solid export demand, however, U.S. protectionist measures and diminishing capital flows could undermine trade and impact overall growth of the region. More news on: Global X Southeast A… read more...

ADB sees Asia's 2018 growth at 6 percent, but warns of trade risks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-11 07:28:58:000

The Asian Development Bank raised Asia's 2018 economic growth estimate to 6.0% from 5.8% earlier, citing solid export demand, however, U.S. protectionist measures and diminishing capital flows could undermine trade and impact overall growth of the region. More news on: Global X Southeast A… read more...

Asia Equity Markets: Solid Economic Growth Vs. Political Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-30 01:42:33:000

By Bill Witherell, Ph.D. Asian economies have begun the year with continued solid - and in some cases robust - performance. Yet, the major Asian stock markets have diverged, with some significantly outperforming and others underperforming. In this note, we focus on Japan, China, and India…. read more...

Asia Equity Markets: Solid Economic Growth Vs. Political Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-30 01:42:33:000

By Bill Witherell, Ph.D. Asian economies have begun the year with continued solid - and in some cases robust - performance. Yet, the major Asian stock markets have diverged, with some significantly outperforming and others underperforming. In this note, we focus on Japan, China, and India…. read more...

International ETF Week In Review For March 5-9

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-11 14:00:00:000

The Asian region performed well last week, with the All Asia ex-Japan and Australia doing well. There was also a nice increase in emerging markets. But everybody save for India (which was only down marginally) was higher. On a relative strength basis, it's all about emerging markets: Brazi… read more...

International ETF Week In Review For March 5-9

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-11 14:00:00:000

The Asian region performed well last week, with the All Asia ex-Japan and Australia doing well. There was also a nice increase in emerging markets. But everybody save for India (which was only down marginally) was higher. On a relative strength basis, it's all about emerging markets: Brazi… read more...

Institutional Investors Buy The Dip

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-28 17:30:16:000

The latest round of data from the State Street Investor Confidence Index [SSICI] appeared to show global institutional investors "buying the dip" following the February correction. The SSICI utilizes data from State Street's global custodian business, which administers $33 trillion in assets… read more...

Institutional Investors Buy The Dip

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-28 17:30:16:000

The latest round of data from the State Street Investor Confidence Index [SSICI] appeared to show global institutional investors "buying the dip" following the February correction. The SSICI utilizes data from State Street's global custodian business, which administers $33 trillion in assets… read more...

Overseas Asset Management OAM Asian Recovery Fund Chairman's Statement

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-27 06:34:15:000

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Overseas Asset Management OAM Asian Recovery Fund Chairman's Statement

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-27 06:34:15:000

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International Stocks Turn A Corner, But What Do The Fundamentals Tell Us?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-12-28 07:19:05:000

By Clas Olsson CIO, International and Global Growth Equities. Posted on Insights: Invesco US Blog . As we look ahead to 2018, it's important to first recognize how significant 2017 has been for international markets. This is the eighth year of a global bull market, but prior to 2017, … read more...

How Asia Has Become The World's Manufacturing Hub

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-10-27 18:35:00:000

How does one learn math? We start by learning how to count, then simple calculation, then we are able to solve calculus equations and other mathematical problems. Learning economic development is no different. Roads and ports (infrastructure), central banks (institutions) and education (huma… read more...

Four of this year's five top ETFs have something big in common

via: CNBC at 2017-08-14 07:00:00:000

No summary available. read more...

Asian Shares Weaker On Regional Data, U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls Eyed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-08-03 04:47:01:000

Asian shares drifted weaker on Thursday in cautious trade after weak regional data and a look ahead to nonfarm payroll data from the US at the end of the week. Japan's Nikkei 225 edged down 0.33%. In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 slid 0.33% as the trade balance dipped. In Australia, a … read more...

Global Asset Allocation Update: Not Yet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-07-18 05:22:33:000

There is no change to the risk budget this month. For the moderate risk investor, the allocation between risk assets and bonds is unchanged at 50/50. There are no changes to the portfolio this month. Growth and inflation expectations rose somewhat since last month's update. The change is min… read more...

This Is What History Says About Asian Markets During The Second Half Of 2017

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-07-07 09:07:07:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance indeed often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer , the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So … read more...

The Best And Worst Performing CEFs Of 2017 H1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-06-27 14:17:27:000

Once neglected, closed-end funds have received tremendous attention from investors in 2017 on the heels of a bull market that has encouraged many investors to take on more risks. In the first two quarters, closed-end funds have enjoyed total market price returns of 9.08% in 2017. From a year a… read more...

Meanwhile, In China: A $6 Billion Small Cap Wipeout, FX Intervention, And More

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-06-27 11:40:13:000

Look, I know this is common knowledge and everything, but considering the recent decision of MSCI to include Chinese A-shares in its indices, I think it's important that investors (especially those who dabble in emerging markets), keep up to speed on the kinds of things that happen on a regula… read more...

Asian Equities Face A Test And Are Well Prepared To Pass

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-05-23 08:11:28:000

The MSCI Asia Ex-Japan Index (AAXJ) is approaching familiar territory. The 750 level was last reached at the height of the Chinese stock bubble in 2015, and prior to that at the height of the previous Chinese stock bubble in 2007! So the question is will the 750 level turn out to be a barrie… read more...

Long On Europe, Long On Analog Devices, And 3 Stocks To Avoid

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-05-22 07:05:00:000

I put money to work nearly every week, and I traditionally make most of my mid and long-term investment decisions each week before markets open Monday morning. Pearly Pig Weekly newsletter subscribers get an early look at every one of my picks with the opportunity to invest in them before … read more...

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2017-12-19 2017-12-26 2017-12-20 2017-12-18 1.233794 Dividend income
2017-06-20 2017-06-26 2017-06-22 2017-06-19 0.286564 Dividend income
2016-12-21 2016-12-28 2016-12-23 2016-12-20 0.638095 Dividend income
2016-06-22 2016-06-28 2016-06-24 2016-06-21 0.334856 Dividend income
2015-12-21 2015-12-28 2015-12-23 2015-12-18 0.899722 Dividend income
2015-06-25 2015-07-01 2015-06-29 2015-06-24 0.405355 Dividend income
2014-12-29 2015-01-05 2014-12-31 UR Dividend income
2014-12-17 2014-12-24 2014-12-19 2014-12-16 0.585814 UR Dividend income
2014-06-25 2014-07-02 2014-06-27 2014-06-24 0.499565 UR Dividend income
2013-12-27 2014-01-03 2013-12-31 0.024665 EX Dividend income
2013-12-18 2013-12-30 2013-12-20 2013-12-17 0.525136 Dividend income
2013-06-27 2013-07-05 2013-07-01 2013-06-26 0.515877 Dividend income
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