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Market Vectors Africa ETF (AFK) Exchange-traded Fund (ETF)

The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Dow Jones Africa Titans 50 IndexSM. The fund normally invests at least 80% of total assets in equity securities, which may include depositary receipts, of companies (i) domiciled in Africa, (ii) primarily listed on an exchange in Africa or (iii) that generate at least 50% of their revenues in Africa. It may also utilize derivative instruments, such as swaps, options, warrants, futures contracts, currency forwards, and participation notes to seek performance that corresponds to the Africa Titans 50 Index.
AFK ETF Inception Date: Jul 10, 2008
AFK ETF Family: Van Eck
AFK ETF Category: Diversified Emerging Mkts
AFK ETF Net Asset: $77.52M
AFK ETF Year-to-Date Performance 14.56%
AFK ETF 1 Year Performance -8.40%
AFK ETF 3 Year Performance 16.49%

 

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ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Guggenheim Frontier Markets (FRN)18.63%1.98%27.38%
Market Vectors Gulf States Index ETF (MES)5.98%1.01%15.81%
SPDR S&P Emerging Markets (GMM)13.59%-9.15%23.84%
Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock ETF (VWO)13.77%-9.07%24.80%
First Trust BICK Index (BICK)22.39%-7.52%0
WisdomTree Emerging Mkts SmallCap Div (DGS)16.57%-6.59%29.08%
PowerShares MENA Frontier Countries (PMNA)8.96%-6.14%5.76%
iShares MSCI Israel Cap Invest Mkt Index (EIS)8.87%-24.92%12.11%
iShares MSCI Emerg Mkts Eastern Eur Idx (ESR)18.16%-20.00%0

 

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FundYTD%1 Year3 YearMojo Score
Diversified Emerging Mkts Category Average13.89-8.3323.79
American Funds New World R512.45-4.0921.530.86
Templeton Emerging Markets Small Cap Adv15.79-12.0034.150.84
American Funds New World F112.36-4.4021.160.84

 

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