Emerging Market Closed-End Funds List

Lists of emerging market closed-end funds that offer investors exposure to equity and/or fixed income markets in the following regions and/or countries (Note: Scroll down for a sortable/searchable table):

List of emerging market closed-end funds according to their asset class:

Emerging Market Closed-End Funds List*

Closed End FundTickerExchangeManager/AdvisorTypeRegionInception
1Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc (reorg. abrdn Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc)CHReorganizedAberdeen Asset Management IncBothChile1989/09/27 - 2018/04/27 Reorganized
2Aberdeen Emerging Markets Smaller Company Opportunities Fund Inc (reorg. abrdn Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc)ETFReorganizedAberdeen Asset Management IncEquityMultiple1992/06/17 - 2018/04/27 Reorganized
3Aberdeen Greater China Fund Inc (reorg. abrdn Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc)GCHReorganizedAberdeen Asset Management IncEquityChina1992/07/23 - 2018/04/27 Reorganized
4Aberdeen Indonesia Fund Inc (reorg. abrdn Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc)IFReorganizedAberdeen Asset Management IncBothSE Asia1990/03/09 - 2018/04/27 Reorganized
5Aberdeen Israel Fund Inc (reorg. abrdn Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc)ISLReorganizedAberdeen Asset Management IncEquityIsrael1992/10/29 - 2018/04/27 Reorganized
6Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc (reorg. abrdn Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc)LAQReorganizedAberdeen Asset Management IncEquityLatin America1991/10/30 - 2018/04/27 Reorganized
7Aberdeen Singapore Fund Inc (reorg. abrdn Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc)SGFReorganizedAberdeen Asset Management IncEquitySE Asia1990/07/31 - 2018/04/27 Reorganized
8abrdn Asia-Pacific Income Fund, IncFAXNYSEAberdeen Asset Management IncBondAPAC1986/04/24
9abrdn Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, IncAEFNYSEAberdeen Asset Management IncEquityMultiple1989/09/27
10AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund, IncAWFNYSEAllianceBernsteinBondMultiple1993/07/28
11Asia Pacific Fund, IncAPBLiquidatedValue Partners Hong Kong LimitedEquityAPAC1987/05/04 - 2019/02/08 Liquidated
12Asia Tigers Fund, Inc (reorg. abrdn Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc)GRRLiquidatedAberdeen Asset Management IncEquityAPAC1993/11/29 - 2018/04/27 Reorganized
13Central and Eastern Europe Fund, Inc (formerly Central Europe Russia and Turkey Fund Inc)CEENYSEDeutsche Asset & Wealth ManagementEquityEastern Europe + Turkey1990/03/06
14China Fund IncCHNNYSEAllianz Global Investors US LLCEquityChina1992/07/10
15First Trust/abrdn Emerging Opportunity Fund FEONYSEFirst Trust Advisors LPBothMultiple2006/08/28
16Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, IncCUBANASDAQThomas J. Herzfeld Advisors, IncEquityCaribbean1993/09/10
17India Fund, IncIFNNYSEAberdeen Asset Management IncEquityIndia1994/12/23
18JPMorgan China Region Fund IncJFCLiquidatedJP Morgan Asset Management UK EquityChina1992/07/16 - 2017 Liquidated
19Korea Equity Fund IncKEFLiquidatedNomura Asset Management USA IncEquityKorea1993/12/03 - 2017/07/18 Liquidated
20Korea Fund IncKFNYSEJPMorgan Chase & CoEquityKorea1984/08/29
21Latin American Discovery Fund IncLDFLiquidatedMorgan Stanley Investment ManagementEquityLatin America1992/06/23 - 2020 Liquidated
22Mexico Equity and Income FundMXENYSEPichardo Asset Management SA de CVBothMexico1990/08/21
23Mexico Fund Inc MXFNYSEImpulsora del Fondo Mexico SCEquityMexico1981/06/03
24Morgan Stanley Asia Pacific Fund IncAPFLiquidatedMorgan Stanley Investment ManagementBothAPAC1994/08/02 - 4/8/2019 Liquidated
25Morgan Stanley China A Share Fund, Inc CAFNYSEMorgan Stanley Investment Management EquityChina2006/09/28
26Morgan Stanley Eastern Europe Fund, IncRNELiquidatedMorgan Stanley Investment ManagementBothEastern Europe1996/09/30 - 2015/03/23 Liquidated
27Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets DebtMSDNYSEMorgan Stanley Investment ManagementBondMultiple1993/07/23
28Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic DebtEDDNYSEMorgan Stanley Investment ManagementBondMultiple2007/04/24
29Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund IncMSFLiquidatedMorgan Stanley Investment ManagementEquityMultiple1991/11/01 - 03/11/2019 Liquidated
30Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund, IncIIFNYSEMorgan Stanley Investment ManagementEquityIndia1994/02/25
31Taiwan Fund IncTWNNYSEAllianz Global Investors U.S. LLCEquityTaiwan1986/12/23
32Templeton Dragon Fund Inc TDFNYSEFranklin Templeton InvestmentsEquityChina1994/09/20
33Templeton Emerging Markets FundEMFNYSEFranklin Templeton Investments EquityMultiple1987/02/26
34Templeton Emerging Markets Income FundTEINYSEFranklin Templeton InvestmentsBondMultiple1993/09/23
35Templeton Russia and East European Fund, IncTRFLiquidatedFranklin Templeton InvestmentsEquityEastern Europe1995/06/15 - 2015/11/20 Liquidated
36Thai Fund IncTTFLiquidatedMorgan Stanley Investment ManagementEquitySE Asia1988/02/16 - 01/22/2018 Liquidated
37Turkish Investment Fund IncTKFLiquidatedMorgan Stanley Investment ManagementEquityTurkey1989/12/05 - 2018/01/08 Liquidated
38Virtus Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income FundEDFNYSEVirtus Investment PartnersBondMultiple2010/12/22
39Virtus Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Total Income FundEDINYSEVirtus Investment PartnersBothMultiple2012/10/25
40Voya Asia Pacific High Dividend Equity Income FundIAENYSEVoya Investment ManagementEquityAPAC2007/03/27
41Voya Emerging Markets High Income Dividend Equity FundIHDNYSEVoya Investment ManagementEquityMultiple2011/04/26
42Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund IncEMDNYSEFranklin Templeton InvestmentsBondMultiple2003/12/01
43Western Asset Emerging Markets Income Fund Inc (Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc)ESDReorganizedLegg Mason Global Asset Management BondMultiple1993/06/25 - 12/19/2016 Reorganized
44Western Asset Worldwide Income Fund Inc (Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc)SBWReorganizedLegg Mason Global Asset Management BondMultiple1993/12/31 - 12/19/2016 Reorganized

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