‘ Latin America ’

Franklin Templeton: A strong start to 2019 for emerging markets

Feb 20th, 2019 | By
Chetan Sehgal, Portfolio Manager at Franklin Templeton Investments.

By Chetan Sehgal, Portfolio Manager at Franklin Templeton Investments.

Investor sentiment in emerging markets continued to improve in January, supported by a dovish Fed and hopes for the United States and China to reach a trade deal by March when higher US tariffs on Chinese goods are poised to set in.


BlackRock launches iShares emerging markets value factor ETF

Dec 14th, 2018 | By
BlackRock makes policy U-turn with synthetic S&P 500 ETF launch

BlackRock has launched a new ETF in Europe providing exposure to emerging market stocks with strong value characteristics. The iShares Edge MSCI EM Value Factor UCITS ETF has been listed on the London Stock Exchange (EMVL LN) and Xetra (5MVL GY) and is linked to the MSCI EM Select Value Factor Focus Index. The index screens the parent MSCI EM universe for stocks with higher exposure to the value style factor.


DWS launches Latin America ex-Brazil ETF in US

Nov 7th, 2018 | By
Deutsche launches Latin America ex-Brazil ETF in US

DWS has launched the Xtrackers MSCI Latin America Pacific Alliance ETF (PACA US) on NYSE Arca. The fund tracks the MSCI Latin America Pacific Alliance Capped Index which covers equities from firms within the Pacific Alliance bloc of countries – Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru.


BlackRock lists German-domiciled MSCI Brazil ETF

Oct 29th, 2018 | By
BlackRock lists MSCI Brazil ETF on Xetra

BlackRock has launched the iShares MSCI Brazil UCITS ETF (4BRZ GY) on Xetra. The fund tracks the MSCI Brazil Index, providing exposure to the large- and mid-cap equity markets of Brazil. Interestingly, BlackRock already offers two ETFs, domiciled in Ireland, which track the same index.


Franklin Templeton adds three new EM ETFs

Oct 16th, 2018 | By
Patrick O'Connor, Global Head of ETFs at Franklin Templeton Investments

Franklin Templeton Investments has added three new emerging markets funds – tracking Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and Latin America – to its line-up of passively managed single country and regional ETFs in the US.


SSGA adds accumulating share class on EM local local bond ETF on SIX

Oct 10th, 2018 | By
Goldman Sachs lists ETFs on SIX Swiss Exchange

State Street Global Advisors has added an accumulating share class to its SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond UCITS ETF listed on SIX Swiss Exchange. The accumulating share class provides investors with the option to re-invest income payments received from the fund.


Emerging market ETFs offer value, says BMO GAM’s Morgane Delledonne

Oct 9th, 2018 | By
Morgane Delledonne, ETF Investment Strategist at BMO Global Asset Management

ETFs providing exposure to emerging market (EM) equities may offer a buying opportunity for value-seeking investors following the asset class’s sell-off earlier in the year, according to BMO Global Asset Management’s Morgane Delledonne.


SSGA expands presence in Mexico with 29 SPDR ETF cross-listings

Sep 21st, 2018 | By
Kathryn Sweeney, Head of SPDR Americas Institutional Sales

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has cross-listed 29 SPDR ETFs, representing over $33.5 billion in assets under management, on the Mexican stock exchange, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV). “We are always looking for opportunities to improve access to markets for investors around the globe, and these additional listings provide greater choice to our institutional clients in the region,” said Kathryn Sweeney, Head of SPDR Americas Institutional Sales.


Brazil gets its first fixed income ETF with new Mirae launch

Sep 11th, 2018 | By
Brazil gets its first fixed income ETF with new Mirae launch

Mirae Asset Global Investments has launched the Mirae Asset Renda Fixa Pré Fundo de Índice (FIXA11 BZ) on B3, Brazil’s main stock exchange located in Sao Paulo. The fund, which provides exposure to Brazil’s inter-bank interest rate, becomes the first fixed income ETF to list in the country.


WisdomTree launches two actively managed multifactor ETFs on NYSE

Aug 11th, 2018 | By
Invesco expands multi-factor suite with developed ex-US equity ETF

WisdomTree has introduced two new actively managed multifactor ETFs investing in emerging and developed international equity markets. Each ETF seeks capital appreciation by selecting and weighting securities based on a quantitative model that blends fundamental and technical factors to enhance exposure to the factor risk premia of quality, momentum, and volatility.