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WisdomTree Launches Emerging-Markets Consumer Growth ETF

T. Rowe Price seeks regulatory approval to be able to issue nontransparent, actively managed ETFs, Citigroup rolls out an MLP ETN, Guggenheim debuts two more target-maturity corporate junk-bond funds, and WisdomTree drafts an ETF that would short Japanese government bonds.

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On Friday, Sept. 27, WisdomTree rolled out the latest passively managed exchange-traded fund devoted to offering exposure to the emerging-markets consumer.

ETF sponsors continue to launch funds that hold companies that would benefit as incomes rise in emerging-markets countries. As a result, we have seen a steady stream of new ETFs that either hold small-cap companies from emerging markets (which by definition focus more on their respective domestic markets) or that hold consumer-oriented companies from those regions.

Robert Goldsborough does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.

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