This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Five Closed-End Funds Managed By Aberdeen Announce Name Changes

PHILADELPHIA, March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Chile Fund, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CH), The Emerging Markets Telecommunications Fund, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ETF), The First Israel Fund, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ISL), The Indonesia Fund, Inc. (NYSE Amex: IF), and The Latin America Equity Fund, Inc.(NYSE Amex: LAQ)  (collectively known as the "Funds"), today announced board-approved name changes for the Funds in order to identify the manager more closely with the Funds and to differentiate them in a competitive market with many known brands. The Funds' investment objectives and AMEX ticker symbols will remain the same. The name changes are as follows:

    Prior Fund Name         Ticker    New Fund Name          Web Address
    The Chile Fund, Inc.     CH       Aberdeen Chile 
                                       Fund, Inc.
    The Emerging Markets     ETF      Aberdeen Emerging
     Telecommunications                Markets Telecommun-
     Fund, Inc.                        ications Fund, Inc. 
    The First Israel         ISL      Aberdeen Israel
     Fund, Inc.                        Fund, Inc.
    The Indonesia            IF       Aberdeen Indonesia 
     Fund, Inc.                        Fund, Inc. 
    The Latin America        LAQ      Aberdeen Latin
     Equity Fund, Inc.                 America Equity 
                                       Fund, Inc.

For more information, please visit Aberdeen's Closed-End Fund Investor Center at

About Aberdeen

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC, parent of Aberdeen Asset Management Investment Services Limited ("AAMISL") and Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited ("AAMAL"), was founded in 1983 and has over $232 billion in assets under management and 1,800 staff, across 31 offices in 26 countries, as of Dec. 31, 2009. Aberdeen offers a range of investment vehicles to private and institutional U.S. investors, including mutual funds, closed-end funds and large separate accounts.

AAMISL serves as investment adviser to the Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc., Aberdeen Emerging Markets Telecommunications Fund, Inc., Aberdeen Israel Fund, Inc., and Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc. AAMAL serves as investment adviser to the Aberdeen Indonesia Fund, Inc. Both AAMISL and AAMAL are registered investment advisers under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 17,959.44 +154.64 0.87%
S&P 500 2,078.54 +7.89 0.38%
NASDAQ 4,781.4240 +16.0440 0.34%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs