Emerging Market Sector ETFs Launch

Two new funds provide ETF investors with a way to gain exposure to emerging market sectors.

The EGS Emerging Markets Energy Fund (EEO) tracks an index of 30 of the largest emerging markets companies in the oil & gas industry across 13 countries. Top holdings include India’s Reliance Industries, Russia’s Gazprom and LUKOIL, China’s Petrochina and Brazil’s Petrobras.

The EGS Emerging Markets Metals & Mining Fund (EMT) tracks an index that includes 30 of the largest emerging market companies in the metals and mining sectors across nine countries.

The funds’ manager is Emerging Global Advisors LLC, an independent investment advisory firm that focuses primarily on investor opportunities in the emerging markets.  More information on the firm and its ETF products can be found at www.egshares.com.

See the ETF Directory for a complete listing of International ETFs and the special report Investing in Emerging Markets with ETFs.