IShares MSCI South Africa Index Fund (EZA)

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Benzinga  Nov 28  Comment 
The iShares MSCI South Africa Index (ETF) (NYSE: EZA) is up 11.4 percent year-to-date, good for one of the admirable performances among single-country emerging markets exchange-traded funds, but EZA's showing should not be interpreted as a sign of...
Benzinga  Apr 14  Comment 
For a couple of years as commodities prices struggled, plenty of single-country emerging markets exchange-traded funds struggled as well. A prime example of that theme was the iShares MSCI South Africa Index (ETF) (NYSE: EZA). Stymied by South...
Market Intelligence Center  Nov 23  Comment 
After Friday's trading in iShares MSCI South Africa Index (EZA) the algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center picked out a trade that offers a 2.38% or 16.41% (for comparison purposes only), while providing...
Market Intelligence Center  Oct 14  Comment 
IShares MSCI South Africa Index (EZA) traded between $57.59 and $58.84 before closing at $57.74 Tuesday and presents some attractive trading opportunities today. MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented algorithms selected a Jan. '16 $55.00 covered...
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 15  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented trade-picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on iShares MSCI South Africa Index (EZA). Look at the Jan. '16 $54.00 covered call for a net debit in the $51.58 area. This trade...
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 11  Comment 
A covered call identified by MarketIntelligececenter.com's patented algorithm on iShares MSCI South Africa Index (EZA) could yield about 5.82% (16.86% annualized, for comparison purposes only) in 126 days. Pair a long position in the ETF with a...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 19  Comment 
The patented option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center have selected a covered-call trade on iShares MSCI South Africa Index (EZA) that includes 6.63% downside protection. Sell one...
Market Intelligence Center  Jun 25  Comment 
Option-trade picking algorithms patented by MarketIntelligenceCenter.com found a trading opportunity with iShares MSCI South Africa Index (EZA) that should provide a 4.46% return in just 113 days. Buy one Oct. '15 call at the $66.00 level for each...
Market Intelligence Center  May 29  Comment 
The patented option trade-picking algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center have selected a covered call trade on iShares MSCI South Africa Index (EZA) that includes 5.46% downside protection. Sell one...
Market Intelligence Center  May 28  Comment 
IShares MSCI South Africa Index (EZA) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 2.12% return in just 50 days. A covered call on iShares MSCI South Africa Index at the $66.00 level expiring on Jul. '15 offers an assigned return rate of 2.12%...




 
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iShares MSCI South Africa Index Fund (EZA)

Overview

The iShares MSCI South Africa Index Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the South African equity market, as measured by the MSCI South Africa Index. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Ishares
  • Inception Date - 02/03/2003
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker - EZA
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – EZA.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.63%

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portfolio
MTN GROUP LTD 11.51%
SASOL LTD 10.36%
STANDARD BANK GROUP LTD 7.25%
NASPERS LTD-N SHS 6.31%
IMPALA PLATINUM HOLDINGS LTD 6.01%
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD 5.81%
GOLD FIELDS LTD 4.35%
FIRSTRAND LTD 2.98%
SANLAM LIMITED 2.69%
ANGLO PLATINUM LTD 2.54%

Holdings as of 05/11/2009



Other Investing in Africa ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
iShares MSCI South Africa Index Fund (EZA)ishares0.63%
Market Vectors - Africa Index ETF (AFK)Van Eck Funds0.88%

References

  1. - Overview of iShares MSCI South Africa Index Fund (EZA)
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