Features and News

iShares Plans Multicountry Asian Tech ETF

iShares lays the groundwork for a first-to-market pan-Asia technology ETF.

Features and News

iShares Plans Several Emerging Market ETFs

iShares plans to slice and dice emerging markets, a slew of new filings show.

Features and News

McCall’s Call: Beyond The China Juggernaut

In all the talk about China, it’s easy to forget how many other Asian countries are worthy of investors’ attention.

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BlackRock Cuts Expenses On 34 ETFs

iShares cuts fees on 34 foreign funds, including EEM.

Features and News

VWO Most Popular US ETF In 2010

Year-to-date asset-gathering by U.S. ETFs has been all about emerging markets, fixed income and gold.

Features and News

IndexIQ Debuts Small-Cap Taiwan ETF

IndexIQ, a Rye Brook, N.Y.-based ETF firm known for its hedge fund replication strategies, launched a small-cap exchange-traded fund today focused on
Taiwan, its fourth launch in a lineup that will include 13 small-cap strategies targeting commodities and Asian economies.

ETF Report

 What's The Best Global ETF?

At first glance it seems odd that broad-based global ETFs are relative newcomers to the ETF scene. After all, wouldn't it seem logical to offer a one-stop-shopping fund right off the bat? And yet the first ETFs of this kind didn't start showing up until 2007. The fact that three of the most dominant ETFs—EEM, EFA and SPY—together cover that territory no doubt cooled any sense of urgency.