VanEck Vectors Africa Index ETF

NYSEARCA: AFK
$13.33
+$0.45 (+3.5%)
Real time price as of April 7, 2020 1:40 pm EDT
Source: ThinkstockNews of escalating protests and violence in Turkey and the Syrian civil war conflict are both hitting at a time when emerging markets are already soft. The real risk in the eyes of...
Jon C. Ogg
Well, it looks like the Gadhafi family has all but lost Libya to the rebels.  Earlier this year when the actions were intensifying, even before the unified strikes against the leadership there, many...
Jon C. Ogg
Market Vectors Egypt Index ETF (NYSE: EGPT) is getting to live up to its reputation as a price discovery mechanism rather than as an ETF.  Egypt’s stock exchange reopened today and most shares...
Jon C. Ogg
The Market Vectors Egypt Index ETF (NYSE: EGPT) is very close to getting prove whether it is an exchange-traded fund or whether it is an exchange-traded price discovery vehicle.  After nearly two...
Jon C. Ogg
Another week, another North African country on fire.  As you would expect, many large American and European companies do business in these nations.  Libya has followed turmoil in Egypt and Bahrain...
Jon C. Ogg
Oil was hitting highs earlier today despite a recovery in the markets that fell the most on Friday.  The situation in Egypt is not exactly getting better, but it has not yet erupted into all-out...
Jon C. Ogg
Global violence and protests have moved from Tunisia to Egypt now, and the unrest may not yet be abating in the region just yet.  These may matter little on the surface to Wall Street from a...
Jon C. Ogg
Futurists are an odd lot.  Generally, they are authors, scientists,  consultants and economists.  What many people don’t know is that investors follow this philosophy as well.  Their goal is to...
Douglas A. McIntyre
There are many major stocks to watch this coming week as The Unusual Suspects… We tried to refrain from many earnings previews as earnings season still has too many players to single out just a...
Jon C. Ogg
This week was the launch of a new ETF called Market Vectors-Africa Index ETF (NYSE: AFK) for US investors looking to place investments in Africa.  We have covered this section of emerging...
Douglas A. McIntyre