Africa ETF Overview

With 1 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Africa ETFs gather total assets under management of $60.46M. The average expense ratio is 0.84%. Africa ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

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Matt Hougan's 5 ETF Picks For 2015

New ETFs that matter … and a handful of contrarian market calls.

Features and News

5 Reasons To Invest In Africa

Resource-rich Africa is growing quickly, with low debt levels and a youthful population.

ETF Alpha Think Tank

Bremmer: Defense Sector Hot for G-Zero World

Countries around the globe will feel the need to boost their defense in a G-zero world, benefiting the sector, says Ian Bremmer.

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Destroying Smart Beta 2: Ground Rules

How is defining smart beta tricky? Let us count the ways.

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5 Most-Needed Niche ETFs

From sub-Saharan Africa to Eastern Europe, untapped markets still exist.

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Matt Hougan’s Top 3 ETF Picks For 2014

Hougan’s top picks for 2014 are as varied as they are interesting.

Features and News

Stratfor IDs 16 Post-China Winners

As China’s 30-year low-cost manufacturing miracle runs its course, Stratfor sees 16 countries filling the void.

Journal Of Indexes

Van Eck To Self-Index Africa, Mideast ETFs

Van Eck filed regulatory paperwork in May detailing index shifts for two of its ETFs to in-house indexes created by the company’s own indexing subsidiary.

The planned changes, which should take effect by early summer, cover the Market Vectors Africa ETF (NYSE Arca: AFK) and the Market Vectors Gulf States ETF (NYSE Arca: MES), and are just the latest of a series of similar index shifts the company has carried out since establishing its own Frankfurt-based indexing unit last year.

Features and News

Van Eck To Self-Index Africa, Mideast ETFs

Market Vectors continues its move to self-indexing with planned shift on two more ETFs.