Emerging markets ETFs still see strong demand


Laurent Kssis at LaBranche Structured Products Europe (LSPE) discusses weekly European ETF trades, for the week ending 3 December

Emerging markets are still registering strong interest as investors continue to increase their exposure to these regions. iShares' flagship MSCI Emerging Markets fund garnered creation orders worth over $415m, for example. We also had creation orders for Taiwain, Malaysia and Russia, which collectively represented over 25% of our primary market orders. However, we did redeem some emerging market ETFs, including funds tracking Turkey and India, due to end of month inventory management. We also helped sellers in Lyxor's ETF Greece. We have also seen renewed interest and good size buy...

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