Why Target Individual Countries and Regions?
Many investors allocate across broad emerging and developed markets based on their risk preferences, market expectations, and investment objectives.
However, individual countries and regions can behave very differently over a given time period, creating an opportunity to capture growth through precise exposures.
For illustrative purposes only; not representative of any LibertyShares ETF’s performance. Source: MSCI as of December 31, 2017. Gross returns are used. “Developed ex-US” returns represented by MSCI World ex-USA index. Individual country performance represented by corresponding MSCI single-country indexes. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. MSCI indices are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Returns data reflects average annual total returns and assumes reinvestment of interest or dividends.
Understand what you own:
Are you as geographically diversified as you think you are?
MSCI Emerging Markets Index
As of 6/30/2018
Three largest countries: China (33%) Korea (14%), Taiwan (12%) account for 59% of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index