Emerging Market Short ETF Lists

Our list of emerging market leveraged short ETFs seek an inverse of the daily performance of an underlying index. Given this investment objective, we have classified the leveraged short ETFs in the table below separately from those on our bullish / bearish ETF list. However and as with any leveraged ETFs, investors need to carefully read all prospectuses and any other documentation to ensure a clear understanding of what each ETF manager means by terms such as “bull,” “bear,” “enhanced,” “inverse,” “leveraged,” “short” and “ultrashort.” In addition, investors need to keep in mind that all leveraged ETFs achieve their stated aim through the use of complex derivative instruments.

Emerging Market Short ETF List*

 ETFTickerMgr / AdvisorRegionCountryInceptionTracking Index
1Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3x Shares EDZDirexionMultipleMultiple2008/12/17MSCI Emerging Markets Index (-300%)
2Direxion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares YANGDirexionEast AsiaChina2009/12/03Bank of New York Mellon China Select ADR Index (-300%)
3Direxion Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares RUSSDirexionEastern EuropeRussia2011/05/25DAXglobal Russia Index (-300%)
4iPath Short Enhanced MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETN EMSABarclays iPathMultipleMultiple2010/11/29MSCI Emerging Markets Index (-200%)
5ProShares Short FTSE China 50YXIProSharesEast AsiaChina2010/03/16FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (-100%)
6ProShares Short MSCI Emerging MarketsEUMProSharesMultipleMultiple2007/10/30MSCI Emerging Markets Index (-100%)
7ProShares UltraShort FTSE China 50 FXPProSharesEast AsiaChina2007/11/06FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (-200%)
8ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil BZQProSharesLatin AmericaBrazil2009/06/16MSCI Brazil Index (-200%)
9ProShares UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets EEVProSharesMultipleMultiple2007/10/30MSCI Emerging Markets Index (-200%)
10ProShares UltraShort MSCI Mexico Capped IMISMKProSharesLatin AmericaMexico2009/06/16MSCI Mexico Investable Market Index (-200%)
11ProShares UltraShort MSCI Pacific ex-Japan JPXProSharesAPACMultiple2009/06/16MSCI Pacific ex-Japan Index (-200%)

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