iShares MSCI Spain Index (ETF)

  • Three Index Bets for 2013

    By Federico Zaldua - January 14, 2013 | Tickers: ABV, EWZ, EWP, PBR, SPY

    Its fair to reconsider your portfolio at the beginning of every new year and think of what has changed in the world, which bets have performed well for you and which ones have gone against you. At the beginning of every year I try to think which trends might be in place during the next 12 months and, based on that, I try to see which assets could benefit from more »

  • Spain is a Long-Term Bet

    By Mary Posey - May 4, 2012 | Tickers: BBVA, EWP, IST

    Despite its current economic position the Spanish market offers potential in long-term value.  Its standing in the international community has taken some blows recently, but Spain is adhering to strict austerity measures in an effort to reign in its budget deficit.  Spain's austerity measures are aimed at corporations as opposed to consumers, which is encouraging to many economists.

    The yield on 10-year government bonds recently climbed to 5.87 more »

  • The Contrarian Case for Investing in Spain

    By Andrés Cardenal - April 17, 2012 | Tickers: BBVA, SAN, EWP, TEF

    “Buy when there is blood in the street.”

    - Baron Rothschild

    No place seems bloodier and more worrisome than Spain right now. Yields on Spanish bonds surpassed the 6% on Monday for the first time since December, in what could be a nasty comeback of the European debt crisis, this time focused on Spain. The 6% rate level is the benchmark usually used for determining if a country has or not more »