The ETFs Marketfield owned at the end of the first half included single country funds
-- for South Korea, Mexico and China -- and sector-specific U.
The industry has been held back by a lack of a long term track records, a lack of diversification opportunities and an oversupply of very concentrated and volatile single country funds
Single country funds
now represent 60% of raised capital compared to 55% six months ago.
The preferred route for gaining exposure to emerging markets of more than half of those surveyed was through global emerging market funds, followed by single country funds
, then regional funds (MENA, EMEA etc)
EMEA, as a region, is still being shunned by investors, as total outflows from the regional funds, including single country funds
, stood at $330 mln (0.
From broad, regional ETFs, which give investors diversified exposure to popular investment areas like the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region or the hot markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China (the BRICs), to single country funds
holding large-cap stocks, the opportunities are boundless, Lydon says.
In the second of a two-part series, ANDREW ALBUM looks at the spread and performance of single country funds
in the region.
The nine new funds comprising the AlphaDEX([R]) International line-up are a diverse group of broad, regional and single country funds
The nine funds comprising the AlphaDEX([R]) International family of funds consists of a diverse range of broad, regional and single country funds
Investment in smaller companies and narrowly focused investments, including single country funds
, typically exhibit higher volatility.