Accessing Frontier Markets using ETFs

Those daring investors wishing to go beyond emerging markets and invest in broad frontier markets using ETFs have two European-domiciled equity ETFs to choose from

Kenneth Lamont 12 November, 2014 | 2:55PM

This article is part of the Morningstar's Guide to Emerging Market Investing. Click here to find out just what an emerging market is and which hold the potential to grow exponentially - boosting your investment portfolio.

Frontier markets – economies ‘one step’ behind emerging market status – are only suitable for the more adventurous investor.

Investors should be comfortable that expected returns can widely fluctuate; reflecting the political, regulatory, liquidity and currency risks associated with these markets.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
X S&P Select Frontier Swap ETF 1C14.13 USD1.06

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Kenneth Lamont  is a passive funds research analyst for Morningstar Europe.

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