The following NYSE or NASDAQ listed Middle East closed-end funds offer investors exposure to equity and/or stock markets in various Middle East countries (Israel & Turkey):
- Israel Closed-End Funds
- Aberdeen Israel Fund Inc (Reorganized as the abrdn Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc)
- Turkey Closed-End Funds
Middle East Closed-End Funds List*
|Closed End Fund||Ticker||Exchange||Manager/Advisor||Type||Region||Inception|
|1||Aberdeen Israel Fund Inc (reorg. abrdn Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc)||ISL||Reorganized||Aberdeen Asset Management Inc||Equity||Israel||1992/10/29 - 2018/04/27 Reorganized|
|2||Central and Eastern Europe Fund, Inc (formerly Central Europe Russia and Turkey Fund Inc)||CEE||NYSE||Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management||Equity||Eastern Europe + Turkey||1990/03/06|
|3||Turkish Investment Fund Inc||TKF||Liquidated||Morgan Stanley Investment Management||Equity||Turkey||1989/12/05 - 2018/01/08 Liquidated|
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In addition to the above list of Middle East closed-end funds, check out our complete list of Middle East ADRs (including Egypt ADRs, Israel ADRs, Jordan ADRs, Turkey ADRs and UAE ADRs) as well as our Middle East/Africa ETF list and Middle East ETF list (including Egypt ETF, Israel ETF, Middle East ETF Region Wide, Qatar ETF, Turkey ETF and UAE ETF lists).
For additional resources for investing in the Middle East region in general, check out all of our Middle East tagged articles/links.