An ETF that provides broad exposure to securities listed in the Middle East was launched today. The WidsdomTree Middle East Dividend Fund (GULF) provides exposure to 70 dividend-paying companies listed in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
Van Eck Global launched the Market Vectors Africa Index ETF (AFK) today. The new ETF enables investors to access a fast growing market and reach for opportunities beyond the traditional emerging markets.
PowerShares MENA Frontier Countries Portfolio (PMNA) was launched today.