Invesco Frontier Markets ETF
Argentina (ARGT) posted a higher trade deficit for May 2017 at $642 million, mainly due to increasing imports as compared to its exports.
The leading economic index in Argentina rose 3.0% in May 2017 compared to 0.70% in April 2017.
Argentina’s inflation has been surging for a couple of years, spiking to around 40.0% in 2016 compared to 10.0% between 2007 and 2009.
For more than a decade, the outgoing party’s continual resistance to honoring debt led to Argentina’s exclusion from international financial markets.
You need to exercise caution while investing in frontier markets due to problems of liquidity and high concentration in the finance sector.
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Frontier equity markets typically have modest market capitalization, limited investability and liquidity, and few market information sources.