Quantitative Metrics Signal PRASX as a Below-Average Fund
From a purely net asset value return standpoint, PRASX was a below-average performer for both the one-year period until February 29, 2016, and for 2015.
Must-Know Facts about PRASX
PRASX has existed since September 1990 and has an expense ratio of 0.94%. A minimum of $2,500 is required to invest in this fund.
South Korean Won Declined on Reports of North Korean Bomb Test
The South Korean won depreciated against the US dollar on January 6, 2016. It came on the back of reports that North Korea may have conducted a nuclear bomb test.
Evaluating the Matthews Korea Fund Investor Class
The Matthews Korea Fund Investor Class generally invests at least 80% of its total assets in common and preferred stocks of companies from South Korea.
Which ETFs Give You Exposure to South Korea?
There are a plethora of options for investing in South Korea equities via ETFs.
Rising competition could mean more headaches for Samsung in 2014
Samsung’s problems could continue even in the later part of the year, when Apple (AAPL) announces its new iPhone, the iPhone 6, and Lenovo (LNVGY) makes use of Motorola’s operations.
Samsung could see a tough 2014 as Galaxy S5 sales start off slow
Although Samsung managed to increase its share in the worldwide smartphone market in 2013, it could face a tough 2014.