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Top 10 Asia-Pacific Regional ETFs


First Trust ISE Chindia ETF (FNI) follows the ISE Chindia Index which consists of 50 ADRs, ADSs and/or stocks of companies that are listed in either China or India. The fund was launched in May 2007. The expense ratio is .60%. AUM equal $150 million and average daily trading volume is 42,000 shares. As of late July 2011 the annual dividend was $.11 making the current yield less than .50% and year-to-date return 3.10%.

Data as of July 2011

FNI Top Ten Holdings and Weightings

1. Baidu, Inc. ADR (BIDU): 8.62%

2. CNOOC, Ltd. ADR (CEO): 7.34%

3. HDFC Bank, Ltd. ADR (HDB): 6.67%

4. ICICI Bank Ltd. ADR (IBN): 6.66%

5. China Mobile Ltd. ADR (CHL): 6.26%

6. Infosys Ltd ADR (INFY): 6.05%

7. PetroChina Company, Ltd. ADR (PTR): 4.42%

8. Sterlite Industries (India), Ltd. ADR (SLT): 4.11%

9. International, Ltd. ADR (CTRP): 3.90%

10. Wipro, Ltd. ADR (WIT): 3.69%

WisdomTree Asia-Pacific ex-Japan (AXJL) follows the WisdomTree Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index which is a fundamentally weighted index following the top 300 dividend paying companies in the region and ranked by market capitalization. The fund was launched in June 2006. The expense ratio is .48%. AUM equal $70 million and average daily trading volume is less than 5,000 shares. As of late July 2011 the annual dividend was $2.03 making the current yield less than 3% and year-to-date return of 4.10%.

Data as of July 2011

AXJL Top Ten Holdings and Weightings

1. China Mobile Ltd. (00941): 6.34%

2. China Construction Bank Corp (00939): 4.56%

3. Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA): 3.37%

4. Westpac Banking Corp (WBC): 3.21%

5. WisdomTree India Earnings: 2.57%

6. Australia & New Zealand Banking Grp Ltd. (ANEWF): 2.49%

7. National Australia Bank Limited (NAB): 2.32%

8. Telstra Corporation Ltd. (TTRAF): 2.27%

9. BHP Billiton Limited (BHPLF): 2.20%

10. CNOOC, Ltd. (00883): 2.04%

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