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Weekly Emerging & Frontier Market ETF Dashboard: Quantitative Asset Allocation Insight (19-Dec-2014)

By ETFalpha Global Emerging Markets expressed as iShares MSCI EM ETF (EEM) have been remaining in both negative trend and momentum. However, if the recent market bounce appears to be sustainable during the week commencing December, 21st we may see momentum turing into positive territory. Assuming that’s the case we would be recommending to increase … Continue reading

Weekly Emerging & Frontier Market ETF Dashboard: Quantitative Asset Allocation Insight

By ETFalpha Contact(at)ETFalpha.uk What an interesting week for global stocks and Emerging Markets. The levels of volatility jumped significantly with the VIX Index reading increased by more than 78% for the week! Both Emerging and Frontier Markets lost around 6% predominantly due to plummeting oil and generally commodity prices. Technically things look awful as both … Continue reading

Your Weekly Emerging & Frontier Market ETF Dashboard: Quantitative Asset Allocation (Iconographic)

Emerging and Frontier Markets are an asset class itself these days and offer investors amazing opportunities. The challenge is to harness the amount of volatility relatively bigger versus the other equity asset classes. Also the universe of ETFs in that space is pretty big and any successful asset allocation approach has to follow a well … Continue reading

China And Brazil Agree On Advancing Railway Cooperation: G20 Summit In Brisbane, Australia

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil, in Brisbane, Australia, today.  The meeting was dominated by China-Brazil railway infrastructure closer cooperation. According to the Xinhua news agency, the relationship between China and Brazil has a promising future, noting that he and Rousseff reached broad consensus on deepening bilateral cooperation in all fields … Continue reading

Brazil’s Rousseff Faces Obstacles In New Term

By José Pedro Martins Latinamerica Press With 51.6 percent of valid ballots, President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers´ Party (PT) was reelected in a run-off election on Oct. 26. And in the week after, the leader already got an idea of how difficult governance will be in the coming four years, considering that the next … Continue reading

Rousseff Promises Big Changes: Is This Good For Brazil ETFs?

By Zacks Equity Research Very few thought that Brazilians would finally vote for the seemingly unpopular president (in the eyes of the global investing world) offering Dilma Rousseff another presidential term. After all, Dilma’s first-term leadership took Brazil to the technical recession in the first half of this year. This technical recession surfaced for the … Continue reading

Brazil ETF Bumbles Away Most Post-Election Gains

By Todd Shriber Shares of the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWZ) are off nearly 3% Thursday, meaning that as of this writing, only five non-leveraged exchange traded funds are putting in worse intraday performances. Unfortunately for Brazil bulls, one of the five that is behaving worse than EWZ is theMarket Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF … Continue reading

Brazil Granted Contracts for 31 New Solar Parks

Last Friday Brazil granted contracts for the construction of 31 solar parks. Amid an energy crisis caused by the worst drought in 8 decades, the country has been fighting to diversify its energy sources. Brazil’s energy regulator accepted 20 year long energy supply contracts with companies that will invest around $1.67bn. The lucky entities will start to … Continue reading

Three Words For Brazil

By Mark Mobius Franklin Templeton Investments  Via ValueWalk As long-time investors in Brazil, the recent presidential election has been of keen interest to us. One can certainly say it’s been an interesting race! The market had been volatile based on the changing polls leading up to the election; there were hopes that new leadership would … Continue reading

Can Brazilian Automakers Get Any Worse?

Brazilian automakers have been struggling recently and are facing the toughest period of time since 1999. The industry registered the sharpest slowdown since then. “It looks like the market is in for a difficult time until 2016,” said Koji Kondo, Toyota Motor Corp’s  CEO in Brazil. Labor costs, rising taxes and infrastructure are the crucial and persistent … Continue reading

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