S&P’s Picks For Regional Bank ETFs

By
Devon Layne
January 13, 2012
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Regional bank ETFs have led rallying stock prices in the financial sector in recent weeks, outperforming large-cap banks, and may be on the path to a better year in 2012, according to ETF Trends.

The iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks ETF (NYSEArca: IAT) and SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (NYSEArca: KRE) are ways to gain exposure to the sector, the article said.

KRE has risen 7.4 percent year-to-date through Wednesday, more than doubling the S&P 500’s rise of 2.9 percent, according to the article.

For the full story, go to ETFTrends.com.

 

ETF DAILY DATA

The S&P 500 funds 'SPY' and 'IVV' led inflows on Thursday, Feb. 26, as total U.S.-listed ETF assets dipped to $2.094 trillion

'SPY,' 'MDY, 'XLF' and 'XLY' paced SSgA's issuer-leading inflows on Thursday, Feb. 26, as total U.S.-listed ETF assets fell to $2.094 trillion.

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