Investing in Middle East ETFs / Middle East ETF List (Region Wide)

A list of Middle East ETFs covering the whole region or multiple countries consisted of the Market Vectors Gulf States ETF (NYSEARCA: MES) from Van Eck which tracked the Dow Jones GCC Titans 40 Index before liquidating in 2016; the SPDR S&P Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF (NYSEARCA: GAF) from State Street SPDR which tracked the S&P Mid-East and Africa BMI Index before liquidating in 2017; and the WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Fund (NASDAQ: GULF) from WisdomTree which tracked the WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Index before liquidating in 2020.

In addition, investors interested in investing in Middle East ETFs should check out our ETF lists for individual Middle East countries (including our Egypt ETF list, Israel ETF list, Qatar ETF list, Turkey ETF list and UAE ETF list), EMEA ETF list, Middle East/Africa ETF list along with our Middle East Closed-End Fund list and Middle East ADR lists (Egypt ADR list, Israel ADR list, Jordan ADR list, Turkey ADR list and UAE ADR list) pages.

Region Wide Middle East ETF List*

 ETFTickerMgr / AdvisorAsset ClassInceptionTracking Index
1Market Vectors Gulf StatesMESVan EckEquities - EM2008/07/22 - 2016/10/07 LiquidatedDow Jones GCC Titans 40 Index
2SPDR S&P Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF GAFState Street SPDREquities - EM2007/03/19 - 2017/07/24 LiquidatedS&P Mid-East and Africa BMI Index
3WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Fund GULFWisdomTreeEquities - EM2008/07/16 - 2020/05/27 LiquidatedWisdomTree Middle East Dividend Index

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