iShares Drafts Emerging Dividend ETF

iShares, the world’s largest ETF firm, is taking steps to launch another two dividend ETFs, one focused on emerging market securities and the other targeting the Asia/Pacific region, adding to a growing stable of ETFs that serve up dividend-paying stocks in the developing world. The iShares Emerging Market Dividend Index Fund , as well as its more tightly focused Asian counterpart, the iShares Asia/Pacific Dividend 30 Index Fund , will each track a respective Dow Jones Select Dividend benchmark. They would both invest in local firms that have consistently provided high dividend yields over time.

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