A Look at the Financials Sector’s Dividend Yield: Part One
Financials and basic materials have dividend yields of 2.5% and 2.4%, respectively.
Why Colombian Consumer Confidence Improved in June 2017
The business confidence in Colombia (GXG) in June 2017 remained in negative territory but recovered from lows in the last five months.
Why 2016 Is Turning Out Well for the Scout International Fund
UMBWX has had a decent 2016 so far. Its low portfolio turnover has been an asset given that the stock picks have delivered.
How Is UBPIX’s Portfolio Positioned Year-to-Date in 2016?
UBPIX’s assets were invested across 35 stocks as of April 2016. It was managing assets worth $31.0 million.
Passive Funds Look Well-Matched with Brazilian Equities for Now
The iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ) is the most frequently traded ETF that invests in Brazilian equities. The fund’s total returns for 1Q16 stood at 28%.
Why Is the UltraLatin America ProFund Doing Well in 2016?
The UltraLatin America ProFund is different from the other funds in this review. It aims at single-day returns that are two times the return of the BNY Mellon Latin America 35 ADR Index.
UBPIX Is Not for Everyone
UBPIX is different from its peers. It’s a leveraged fund and aims at single-day returns that are twice those of the BNY Mellon Latin America 35 ADR Index.
How Did the UltraLatin America ProFund’s Portfolio Do in 2015?
As of December 2015, the UltraLatin America ProFund’s assets were invested across 35 stocks.
Has Latin America Lost 2016 Already? A Look at Mutual Funds
2015 was horrible for Latin America–focused mutual funds (BDERX) (ELAAX).
Brazil’s Budget Deficit Continues to Worsen
According to the latest reading, Brazil’s budget deficit for the 12 months through October 2015 was 0.7% of GDP.
How Did CorpBanca Perform Compared to Peers and ETFs?
In this article, we’ll compare the PE and PBV ratios of CorpBanca to its peers Itau Unibanco, Banco de Chile, Banco Santander Chile, and BanColombia.
The EP Latin America Fund A (EPLAX): Historical Portfolio Overview
The EP Latin America Fund Class A invests in companies that derive “at least 50% of its revenues or profits from business activities in Latin America.”
The Aberdeen Latin American Equity Fund Class A (ALEAX): Portfolio Overview
The Aberdeen Latin American Equity Fund Class A seeks long-term returns “by investing at least 80%…in equity securities of Latin American companies.”
The ProFunds UltraLatin America Inv Fund (UBPIX): Must-Knows
ProFunds offers the ProFunds UltraLatin America Inv Fund (UBPIX), which aims at single-day returns only, and these returns are two times that of its underlying index.
How the EP Latin America Fund Class A (EPLAX) Avoided Major Losses in August
The EP Latin America Fund A (EPLAX) fell by 8.4% in August 2015, from July 2015—the second smallest decline among the eight funds in this review.
The EP Latin America Fund Class A (EPLAX): Must-Knows
Euro Pacific Asset Management offers the EP Latin America Fund A (EPLAX), which aims for capital appreciation by investing “at least 80% of its net assets.”
Colombian Peso Gains on Macro Data Releases
The Colombian peso rose by 1.96% against the US dollar on September 16, 2015, as retail sales and industrial production levels exceeded forecasts for July.