Asia Pacific

Why invest in Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific is defined as a region consisting of the whole of Asia as well as countries of Pacific Rim. It includes countries like Japan, Australia, New Zealand, China, India etc. Nearly half of the worlds population stays in Asia Pacific making it one of the biggest consumers of goods and services.  It is rich in natural resources .The economies of the region have growth potential and offer diversification benefits .

Key indicators to consider before investing

 

Top 5 ETF’s by Market Capitalization

Name of the Fund Ticker Symbol /Total AUM* Year of Inception Expense Ratio
 Vanguard FTSE Pacific  VPL 03/04/2005 0.12%
iShares MSCI All Country Asia Ex-Japan  AAXJ 08/13/2008 0.72%
iShares MSCI Pacific Ex-Japan EPP  10/25/2001 0.49%
 iShares Asia 50 AIA 11/13/2007 0.50%
SPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific  GMF  03/20/2007 0.49%

 

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