PRESCOTT, AZ ( TheStreet) -- In the last 10 years, do-it-yourself investors have become increasingly aware of the importance of foreign investing. The response from the ETF industry has been to create many types of funds that offer many types of exposure, including single-country funds.iShares dominates the single-country fund space in terms of both number of funds and assets under management. iShares initially bought its way into the segment by acquiring the old World Equity Benchmark Shares, or WEBS, product line from Morgan Stanley; the number of funds available since then has increased significantly.
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