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A New ETF To Play India’s Growth

As investors continue to reap the benefits of growth in emerging markets, ETF provider, Van Eck, recently announced the launch of the Market Vectors India Small-Cap Index ETF (SCIF) giving investors yet another way to access the emerging nation.

SCIF seeks to replicate the performance of the Market Vectors India Small-Cap Index which provides exposure to publicly traded companies that are headquartered in India or that generate the majority of their revenues in the country.  Additionally, the index utilizes a float-adjusted modified market capitalization weighting methodology to determine holdings.    Read More…

India Remains Opportunistic

As talks about economic bubbles, inflation and currency manipulation continue to loom over China, many have turned to neighboring India to fulfill their appetite for emerging nations and for good reason.

Recently, India’s central bank Governor Duvvuri Subbarao stated that the nation’s economic growth is strengthening and the accelerated growth pace in the world’s second fastest growing major economy has allowed the nation’s benchmark stock index to nearly double in the last year.

Some reasons behind the Southeast Asian’s ability to grow so rapidly include increases in public spending, auto and infrastructure demand and industrial production.  India has suffered a backlog of infrastructure to build mass transport, power generation, pollution control, waste treatment and water systems and is finally starting to do so.  Read More…

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