ETF Research and Analysis

by Patricia Oey
Suitability
IShares MSCI Thailand Capped THD provides cap-weighted exposure to Thai equities. Thai stocks only account for about a 2% to 3% allocation in the popular emerging-markets mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, so investors   Read more 

Bull Case

This fund provides exposure to an emerging market with a relatively skilled workforce and a government that supports trade and investment.
Thai stocks historically have had a very low correlation to U.S. stocks and could provide diversification benefits to more-risk-tolerant investors. Read more 

Bear Case

The Thai stock market and currency are somewhat susceptible to fast-moving foreign fund flows, which can drive volatility in this fund.
Positive foreign investor sentiment toward Thailand may be shifting as GDP growth moderates.
Current political unrest may hamper growth in the medium term. Read more 

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