ISHARES MSCI AUSTRALIA ETF $22.29 – New York symbol EWA

ISHARES MSCI AUSTRALIA ETF $22.29 (New York symbol EWA; buy or sell through brokers) is an ETF that holds the 71 largest Australian stocks. Its MER is 0.48%.

The fund’s top holdings include Commonwealth Bank of Australia, 11.1%; Westpac Banking Corp., 8.4%; BHP Billiton, 7.6%; Australia… Read More

ISHARES MSCI GERMANY FUND $24.22 – New York symbol EWG

ISHARES MSCI GERMANY FUND $24.22 (New York symbol EWG; buy or sell through brokers) tracks the stocks in the MSCI Germany Index.

This index aims to replicate 85% of the market capitalization of the German stock market. The remaining 15% is unavailable for investment, partly… Read More

ISHARES MSCI AUSTRALIA ETF $18.36 – New York symbol EWA

ISHARES MSCI AUSTRALIA ETF $18.36 (New York symbol EWA; buy or sell through brokers) is an ETF that holds the 73 largest Australian stocks.

The fund’s top holdings include Commonwealth Bank of Australia, 11.2%; Westpac Banking Corp., 8.8%; National Australia Bank, 6.0%; Australia and New… Read More

ISHARES MSCI BRAZIL INDEX FUND $22.11 – New York symbol EWZ

ISHARES MSCI BRAZIL INDEX FUND $22.11 (New York symbol EWZ; buy or sell through brokers) is an ETF that’s designed to track the Brazilian stock market.

Its top holdings are AmBev SA (beer and beverages), 10.8%; Cia Itau Unibanco Holding (banking), 10.0%; Banco Brandesco SA,… Read More

MARKET VECTORS VIETNAM ETF $14.25 – New York symbol VNM

MARKET VECTORS VIETNAM ETF $14.25 (New York symbol VNM; buy or sell through brokers) holds Vietnamese companies and foreign firms that get a significant amount of their revenue from Vietnam.

The ETF’s top holdings are Vincom Corp. (real estate), 7.8%; Bank for Foreign Trade of… Read More

Six ETFs offer global diversification

We think conservative investors could hold up to 10% of their portfolios in foreign stocks. One way to do that is to buy carefully chosen exchange traded funds (ETFs) that have an overseas focus.

The best ETFs offer very low management fees and well-diversified, tax-efficient… Read More