Here’s six top ETFs for worldwide gains

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All of the major global stock markets are down in the wake of COVID-19’s spread. But we think the worst is over for many stocks, and one way to profit, while at the same time cutting your risk, is to invest in ETFs. Here’s a look at four international funds that we believe are well-suited for your new buying. We also update two others you should continue to hold for long-term gains. ISHARES MSCI EMERGING MARKETS ETF, $44.59, 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, 39.8%; Taiwan, 12.5%; South Korea, 11.7%; India, 7.9%; Brazil, 7.3%; South Africa, 3.5%; Russia, 3.3%; Saudi Arabia, 2.5%; Thailand, 2.3%; Malaysia, 1.8%; Mexico, 1.7%; and Indonesia, 1.4%. Your biggest stock exposure through the fund is Alibaba Group (China: e-commerce), 6.9% of assets; Tencent…

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