Buy 4 of these 6 ETFs to tap global growth

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All of the major global stock markets fell at the outbreak of COVID-19. But many top markets have since rebounded. We think the outlook remains positive for quality stocks, and one way to profit from that—while cutting your risk—is to invest in top ETFs. Here’s a look at four international funds that we believe are suitable for your new buying. We also update two others you should continue to hold for long-term gains. ISHARES MSCI EMERGING MARKETS ETF, $39.74, is a buy for aggressive investors. The fund (New York symbol EEM; buy or sell through brokers) is designed to track the MSCI Emerging Markets Index; it gives you access to some of the world’s fastest growing markets. The ETF’s geographic breakdown is as follows: China, 33.6%; Taiwan, 14.5%; India, 13.3%; South Korea, 11.6%; Brazil, 4.7%; Saudi Arabia, 4.4%; South Africa, 3.4%; Mexico, 2.1%; Indonesia, 1.9%; Thailand, 1.8%; and Malaysia, 1.5%. Your biggest stock exposure through the fund is Taiwan Semiconductor (computer chips) at 6.3% of assets; Tencent…

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