Bank Run: ETFs For A Run On European Banks (EWP, GXF, EWO, EWD)

June 06, 2012


With Greek and Spanish citizens withdrawing money from their respective banks, investors can use ETFs to play the downside in these countries or take defensive positions in less-affected European countries to find profits, according to an article on Benzinga.

The following Europe-specific ETFs were highlighted in the article for their ability to benefit from these “bank runs”:

  • iShares MSCI Spain Index Fund (NYSEArca: EWP)
  • iShares MSCI Austria Investable Market Index Fund (NYSEArca: EWO)
  • Global X FTSE Nordic Region ETF (NYSEArca: GXF)
  • iShares MSCI Sweden Index Fund (NYSEArca: EWD)


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