Africa Index ETF Vaneck (NY: AFK )
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The ETF Portfolio Strategist - Saturday, June 12
June 12, 2021
Shares of US real estate investment trusts (REITs) can do no wrong these days. After a relatively sluggish rebound from the coronavirus crisis last year, securitized real estate is making up for lost...
The ETF Portfolio Strategist: Sunday, May 2
May 02, 2021
Keeping up with beta while maintaining a risk-management overlay remains challenging, but two of our three proprietary strategies dispatched some trivial success this week by losing less than their...
Play Economic Recovery across Africa with ‘AFK’
May 01, 2021
As the global vaccine deployment continues, one place to get international exposure is the first ETF to focus on Africa, the VanEck Vectors Africa Index ETF (AFK). AFK seeks to replicate as closely as...
Capturing Average Returns With Asset Allocation, Part III
April 23, 2021
There’s no reason to make intentionally poor asset allocation decisions when picking a set of funds. What happens when we apply a bit of common sense to the mix and look for opportunities to juice the...
The ETF Portfolio Strategist - Sunday, April 11
April 11, 2021
All three prop strategies and the G.B16 benchmark edged into record territory last week, suggesting that the bull run still will continue. Supporting the optimism, expectations are that the economic...
The ETF Portfolio Strategist: Saturday, April 3
April 03, 2021
Keeping up with beta remains challenging this year. All of our proprietary strategies are still trailing the Global Beta 16 benchmark. That’s not to say that the strategies don’t add value – they do,...
Africa’s Recovering Economy Presents a Value-Added Option with ‘AFK’
February 26, 2021
In a year of healing amid a vaccine rollout, emerging economies around the globe are looking to recover from the worst of the pandemic. ETF investors looking for alternative exposure in emerging...
The ETF Portfolio Strategist: Saturday, Feb. 20
February 20, 2021
With interest rates rising and displaying an increasingly robust upside trend, the burning question is: How much tolerance can equities muster if the reflation trade for yields rolls on?
The ETF Portfolio Strategist: Trading Week Just Ended Feb. 1-5 2021
February 07, 2021
The late-January correction turned out to be another head fake for risk assets, which rebounded sharply this week. Equities across the board were higher, led by a strong gain in Africa stocks.
Year-To-Date Equity Leaders: Asia ex-Japan, Small Caps And Energy
February 04, 2021
The year is still young, but not too young to see trends that could define 2021 for leaders and laggards in US and world equity markets.
Asia Ex-Japan Stocks Are Surging In 2021’s Kick-Off
January 21, 2021
It’s too early in the new year to draw conclusions, but the initial results for 2021 look promising for equity markets in Asia outside of Japan, based on set of exchange-listed funds that represent the...
US Small-Cap Stocks Continue To Rally
December 26, 2020
Small-cap stocks delivered an early Christmas gift: US shares in the small-cap realm posted the strongest gain during the shortened Christmas trading week. At the Dec. 24 close, iShares Core S&P...
ETF Portfolio Strategist: Risk Assets Bounce Back
November 07, 2020
While the world was obsessed over the US election, global markets rebounded. The big winner: South America stocks.
Africa, China Stocks Lead Global Equity Markets Bounce
October 28, 2020
Since global markets plunged during the coronavirus crash in March, all the world’s major equity regions have posted sharp rebounds.
Globally Diversified Portfolio Strategy - Back In Favor?
October 24, 2020
It’s too soon to declare the end has arrived for the long running dominance of American risk assets on the global stage, but suddenly it’s easier to wonder if this week’s results are a preview of...
Africa is Implementing Measures to Stabilize Its Economy
August 28, 2020
Africa wasn’t immune to the effects of Covid-19 as the pandemic ravaged the economy much like the rest of the world. However, the government is taking the necessary measures in order to stabilize the...
Russia/Eastern Europe And US Stocks Lead Global Markets In 2019
October 31, 2019
All the world’s major equity regions continue to post year-to-date gains, but stocks in Eastern Europe/Russia, followed closely by US shares, are in the lead by a healthy margin, based on a set of...
US Stocks Continue To Lead World’s Major Equity Regions In 2019
September 27, 2019
Global diversification across equity markets is a dud this year compared with a strategy of favoring American shares.
8 ETFs to Take Advantage of the Next Emerging Economies
September 15, 2019
The Next 11 or N-11–sounds like a science fiction movie sequel or a bigger-than-necessary boy band, but in fact, it represents the next 11 emerging economies dubbed by global investment firm Goldman...
Global Stocks Continue To Post Gains In 2019 Despite Risks
September 10, 2019
The world economy appears to be slowing, with some analysts warning that recession risk is rising. Judging by year-to-date equity performances for the planet’s main economic regions, however, suggests...
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US Equities Relatively Immune To Trade-War Risk … So Far
August 28, 2019
The US-China trade war is taking a toll on investor sentiment, but most of the blowback for world stock markets has been borne outside the US.
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China, Emerging Markets Lead 2019 Rebound For Global Equities
February 22, 2019
Across-the-board gains continue to mark this year’s results for global equity markets, based on a set of exchange-traded funds that track the world’s major regions and countries.
Deep-Value ETF Report: End-Of-Year Review
December 27, 2018
US stock market volatility has soared in recent months, but the surge for this measure of risk hasn’t knocked American equities from their perch as the best performer for the major asset classes for...
Mideast Stocks On Track As Top-Performing Region For 2018
December 12, 2018
With less than three weeks before the last trading session of the year, equity markets in the Mideast appear set to deliver the strongest (and perhaps only) gain for 2018 among the world’s major...
Mideast Stocks Are Outlier As World Regional Equity Markets Sink
November 21, 2018
The widespread selling in equity markets around the world has left most regions in the red for year-to-date performance.
Mideast Stocks Steady As Rest Of World’s Equities Fall
October 24, 2018
Equity markets in the Mideast remain the performance leader this year as selling takes a toll on the world’s other major stock market regions.
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Mideast And US Hold On To Only Regional Equity Gains This Year
October 12, 2018
The global selloff in stock markets around the world this week has left equities in the Middle East and the US with the world’s only year-to-date gains for the major regions, based on a set of...
Deep-Value ETF Report: A Slightly Longer List
October 09, 2018
Commodities have fared better in recent weeks, but this slice of the major asset classes was already suffering from a longer-run perspective and so there are still plenty of relative bargains on this...
Mideast, US Still Lead Regional Equity Markets Returns This Year
September 27, 2018
Stock markets in the Middle East and Gulf are holding on to a small performance edge over the US equity market so far in 2018, based on a set of exchange-traded funds.