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Monday's ETF Winners & Losers

Asia-related funds are Monday's top performers.

Exchange-traded funds tracking Asian markets were among the best performers Monday, as indices in China, Hong Kong, Thailand and Indonesia rose overnight.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng jumped 2.7%, China's CSI 300 Index gained 0.8%, Indonesia's Jakarta Index added 0.8% and Thailand's Stock Exchange finished up 0.6%.


iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index


was higher by $4.68, or 2.8%, to $173.16. The

PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China


rose 83 cents, or 2.7%, to $32.11. The

SPDR S&P China


was adding $2.05, or 2.3%, to $90.60. The

SPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific


was up $1.61, or 1.9%, to $86.07.


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to outperform from sector perform, citing improvements in the company's handset unit. The ETF was recently up 17 cents, or 1.1%, to $15.39.

Several other technology ETFs were also gaining ground, thanks to broker actions.



was higher after Bear Stearns and Citigroup both upgraded the stock. Meanwhile, Citigroup reiterated a buy on



and lifted its target by $25 to $185.


Internet Architecture HOLDRs


was adding 42 cents, or 0.8%, to $52.95. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology


was up 36 cents, or 0.6%, to $62.21. The

Morgan Stanley Technology


ETF gained 33 cents, or 0.5%, to $65.72.

On the flip side, homebuilders were among the worst performers. Among individual names,

Beazer Homes






Pulte Homes



Standard Pacific



Meritage Homes


all were losing ground.


iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction


eased 90 cents, or 4%, to $21.50. The

SPDR S&P Homebuilders


lost 77 cents, or 3.3%, to $22.50.