ETF Research and Analysis

by Patricia Oey
WisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend Fund DGS holds dividend-paying emerging-markets small-caps. While this is an index fund, it is not market-cap-weighted; instead, holdings are weighted by dividends paid.
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Bull Case

Small-cap firms tend to have good exposure to domestic growth trends.
Emerging-markets small-cap funds are generally not more volatile than their large-cap fund peers.
Long-term growth drivers for many companies in this fund include infrastructure spending and rising domestic consumption. Read more 

Bear Case

Emerging-markets equities are very volatile, especially during periods of high uncertainty in global markets.
Emerging-markets countries appear to be settling into a period of slowing growth. Read more 

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