Emerging Market ETFs

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Emerging Markets ETFs

With over sixty ETFs focusing on emerging market economies, there is no shortage of choices for investors interested in this type of investment.Here is a little on each section we have created on this subject to help narrow down your search for the investment that is right for you. A full list of emerging market ETFS on U.S. exchanges can be found by scrolling down or you can access a list of the ETFS in each group by the links on this page.

Emerging Markets: This section contains the largest selection and a wide range of emerging market ETFs. Many of these ETFs are very straight-forward and are based on well-known emerging market indices. The range of stocks within the ETF can vary quite a bit, ranging from as low as 50 to as high as 2,000. Two of the most heavily traded ETFs in this category are the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) and the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO).

Dividends: Dividend ETFs are one of the most abundant styles of ETFs available and there are several emerging market dividend ETFs as well. You will find that China and Taiwan are the two most represented countries within this collective group of dividend ETFs.

Frontier Markets: A couple of ETFs focusing on lesser developed economies with Chile and Kuwait each having significant representation within one of the ETFs.

Leveraged and Short ETFs: For those who are feeling particularly bullish or bearish there are leveraged ETFs to fit your needs. These ETFs offer all of the leverage and short levels that are the norm for ETFs (2x, 3x; -1x, -2x,-3x) in bearish and bullish flavors.

Sector ETFs: There are not as many ETFs in this category as other broad ETF categories (U.S. sectors and global sectors) but there are a handful of ETFs. Consumer discretionary and infrastructure are the popular themes with energy, real estate and internet/ecommerce also represented.

Small-Cap ETFs: These are small-sized companies from emerging market countries. Most of these ETFs are comprised of a large number of stocks ranging from 600 to 800 small-sized companies.

Strategy ETFs: Different ETF styles represented here include beta, growth, momentum, value and volatility. These styles are all prevalent through the world of ETFs and emerging markets is no exception. There are also a few unique ETFs based on GDP growth and state ownership in this grouping.

 

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Emerging Markets Categories

Emerging Markets ETFs

Frontier Markets ETFs

Emerging Markets Dividends ETFs

Emerging Market Leveraged ETFs

Emerging Market Sector ETFs

Emerging Market Short ETFs

Emerging Market Small-Cap ETFs

Emerging Market Strategy ETFs

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List of ETFs on U.S. Exchanges

Emerging Markets ETFs

BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index ETF (ADRE) (American Depository Receipts of emerging market companies)

EGShares Beyond BRICs ETF (BBRC) (Excludes Brazil, Russia, India and China)

EGShares EM Core ex-China ETF (XCEM)

EGShares Emerging Markets CORE ETF (EMCR) (Excludes South Korea and Taiwan)

First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX ETF (FEM) (Weighted towards China)

First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Emerging Markets ETF (RFEM)

FlexShares Morningstar Emerging Market Factor Tilt Index ETF (TLTE) (Weighted towards China, South Korea and Taiwan)

Franklin LibertyQ Emerging Markets ETF (FLQE)

GaveKal Knowledge Leaders Emerging Markets ETF (KLEM)

Global X Next Emerging & Frontier ETF (EMFM) (Weighted towards emerging markets)

Guggenheim MSCI Emerging Markets Equal Weight ETF (EWEM) (Countries are equally weighed)

iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEMG) (Weighted towards China, South Korea and Taiwan)

iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF (EMGF)

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) (Weighted towards China, South Korea and Taiwan)

JPMorgan Diversified Return Emerging Markets Equity ETF (JPEM) (Weighted towards China and Taiwan)

Lattice Emerging Market Strategy ETF (ROAM) (More weight on smaller emerging market countries)

PowerShares FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets Portfolio (PXH) (Weighted towards China, Brazil and Taiwan)

Schwab Emerging Markets Equity ETF (SCHE) (Weighted towards China, Brazil, India, South Africa and Taiwan)

Schwab Fundamental Emerging Markets Large Company Index (FNDE) (Weighted towards large-sized companies)

SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets Quality Mix ETF (QEMM) (Weighted towards China, South Korea and Taiwan)

SPDR S&P Emerging Markets ETF (GMM) (Weighted towards China)

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) (Weighted towards China)

Victory CEMP Emerging Market Volatility Wtd Index ETF (CEZ)

WisdomTree Strong Dollar Emerging Markets Equity Fund (EMSD)

Hedged ETFs

Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Emerging Markets Hedged Equity ETF (DBEM)

FlexShares Currency Hedged Morningstar EM Factor Tilt Index Fund (TLEH)

iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (HEFA)

iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EM Currency Hedged ETF (HEMV)

Emerging Markets Dividends ETFs

ALPS Emerging Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (EDOG)

Cambria Emerging Shareholder Yield ETF (EYLD)

Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Emerging Markets High Dividend Yield ETF (HDEE)

EGShares Emerging Markets Quality Dividend ETF (HILO) (Weighted towards China and Taiwan)

Global X SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF (SDEM)

iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF (DVYE) (Weighted towards Taiwan)

SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF (EDIV) (Weighted towards Brazil, China, Taiwan, Thailand and South Africa)

WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Growth ETF (DGRE) (Weighted towards Brazil, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand and South Africa)

WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income ETF (DEM) (Weighted towards Brazil, China, Russia, Taiwan and South Africa)

WisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend ETF (DGS) (Small-sized companies; Weighted towards Taiwan)

Emerging Market Leveraged ETFs and ETNs

Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3x Shares (EDC)

iPath Long Enhanced MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETN (EMLB)

ProShares Ultra MSCI Emerging Markets (EET)

Emerging Market Sector ETFs

EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer ETF (ECON) (Consumer staples and consumer discretionary sectors)

Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (EMQQ) (Weighted towards China)

iShares Emerging Markets Infrastructure ETF (EMIF) (Transportation infrastructure  and electric utilities)

PowerShares Emerging Markets Infrastructure Portfolio (PXR)

Emerging Market Short ETFs and ETNs

Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3x Shares(EDZ)

iPath Short Enhanced MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETN (EMSA)

ProShares Short MSCI Emerging Markets (EUM)

ProShares UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets (EEV)

Emerging Market Small-Cap ETFs

First Trust Emerging Markets Small Cap AlphaDEX ETF (FEMS) (Weighted towards China)

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Small Cap ETF (EEMS)

SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Small Cap ETF (EWX) (Weighted towards Taiwan and China)

WisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend ETF (DGS) (Weighted towards Taiwan)

Emerging Market Strategy ETFs

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility ETF (EEMV) (Companies with low volatility when compared to their emerging market counterparts)

KraneShares FTSE Emerging Markets Plus ETF (KEMP) (Stocks selected based on GDP forecasts by the International Monetary Fund)

PowerShares DWA Emerging Markets Momentum Portfolio (PIE) (Stocks with high relative strength characteristics)

PowerShares S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility Portfolio (EELV) (Companies with low volatility when compared to their emerging market counterparts)

WisdomTree Emerging Markets ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund (XSOE) (Companies in emerging market economies that are not owned by the government)

WisdomTree Emerging Markets Consumer Growth ETF (EMCG) (Stocks selected based on consumer and economic trends)

Frontier Markets ETFs

Global X Next Emerging & Frontier ETF (EMFM) (Weighted towards emerging markets)

Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF (FRN) (Weighted towards Chile)

iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF (FM) (Weighted towards Kuwait)