BOSTON (MarketWatch) -- Exchange-traded funds to gain exposure to China and Asia's emerging economies could make sense for some investors, if they're ready for bumpy markets that have recently endured violent boom-and-bust cycles, Japan's lost ...
Following a year that saw some of the worst performances in recent memory, many asset classes have bounced back in 2009. But some have performed better than others, and as the year draws to a close we take a look at some of the best-performing ETFs.
Chinese stocks finally ascended close enough to the sun to receive the Icarus treatment. Shares of Wall Street's favorite China ETF - the iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FXI) - are tumbling 5% lower in early trading today.
Wednesday has been a rip-roaring day for Chinese stocks, with the iShares China Large-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:FXI) up more than 6% at midday, and the Guggenheim China Small Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:HAO) up more than 10%.