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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

(FXI) - Get Report

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

PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China

(PGJ) - Get Report

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

SPDR S&P China

(GXC) - Get Report

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

SPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific

(GMF) - Get Report

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


Broadband HOLDRs


was rising after RBC Capital Markets upgraded



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


(AAPL) - Get Report

and lifted its target by $25 to $185.


Internet Architecture HOLDRs

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

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology

(IYW) - Get Report

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

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Pulte Homes

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Standard Pacific



Meritage Homes

(MTH) - Get Report

all were losing ground.


iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction

(ITB) - Get Report

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

SPDR S&P Homebuilders

(XHB) - Get Report

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