4 Highly Troubling ETF Performances (SLX, EPOL, URA, EWA)

By
Devon Layne
May 29, 2012
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A majority of ETFs, popular or not, have faced adversity during the past few weeks. But four funds in particular—listed in an article on Benzinga—seem to have had the toughest time recently and will require patience from investors before their fortunes turn brighter.

Here are some of the worst-performing funds as of late, according to Benzinga:

  • Market Vectors Steel ETF (NYSEArca: SLX)
  • Global X Uranium ETF (NYSEArca: URA)
  • iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund (NYSEArca: EWA)
  • iShares MSCI Poland Investable Market Index Fund (NYSEArca: EPOL)

 

Head over to Benzinga.com to read more on the funds listed.

ETF DAILY DATA

Investors plowed money into currency-hedged equity funds like ‘HEDJ’ and ‘DBEF’ on Wednesday, March 4, while yanking assets out of sundry bond funds, such as ‘HYG.’ Total U.S.-listed ETF assets dropped to $2.084 trillion as a market pullback offset net inflows.

Sizable outflows from various iShares bond funds paced that firm’s outflows on Wednesday, March 4. Total U.S.-listed ETF assets ended the day at $2.084 trillion.

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