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Top 10 Asia-Pacific Regional ETFs

Stocks in this article: EPP VPL AAXJ GMF AIA FNI AXJL ADRA PAF ASEA

SPDR Emerging Asia Pacific ETF (GMF) follows the S&P Asia Pacific Emerging BMI Index which includes publicly traded companies throughout emerging Asian Pacific markets. The fund was launched in March 2007. The expense ratio is .59%. AUM equal $730 million and average daily trading volume is 75,000 shares. As of late July 2011 the annual dividend was $1.65 making the current yield less than 2% and year to date 1.00%.

Data as of July 6, 2011

GMF Top Ten Holdings and Weightings

1. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ADR (TSM): 3.04%

2. China Construction Bank Corp (00939): 2.63%

3. China Mobile Ltd. (00941): 2.15%

4. Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China Ltd. (01398): 1.89%

5. Baidu, Inc. ADR (BIDU): 1.83%

6. PetroChina Company, Ltd. (00857): 1.77%

7. Reliance Industries Ltd. ADR (RLI): 1.74%

8. HTC Corporation (2498): 1.74%

9. CNOOC, Ltd. (00883): 1.67%

10. Infosys Ltd ADR (INFY): 1.64%

iShares Asia 50 ETF (AIA) follows the S&P Asia 50 Index which the 50 leading companies from Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan. The fund was launched in November 2007. The expense ratio is .50%. AUM equal $235 million and average daily trading volume is 35,000 shares. As of late July 2011 the annual dividend was $.80 making the current yield 1.7% and year-to-date return of .25%.

Data as of July 6, 2011 AIA Top Ten Holdings

1. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (SSNLF): 10.46%

2. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (2330): 6.00%

3. China Construction Bank Corp (00939): 5.35%

4. China Mobile Ltd. (00941): 4.42%

5. Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China Ltd. (01398): 3.86%

6. Hyundai Motor Company Ltd. GDR (HYUO): 3.56%

7. CNOOC, Ltd. (00883): 3.39%

8. PetroChina Company, Ltd. (00857): 2.86%

9. Posco ADR (PKX): 2.85%

10. Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd. (2317): 2.61%

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