Frontier Markets ETF



Frontier Market Closed End Fund From Morgan Stanley


This frontier market closed end fund (symbol FFD) is a non-diversified closed-end fund that is newly organized. Itís objective is to seek out and invest in long-term capital appreciation by investing at least 80% of its cash and net assets in equity securities of companies that operate in frontier emerging market countries.

It will invest in the frontier equities from about 30 countries that qualify as frontier markets. The frontier market closed end fund will also invest in countries where GDP is a minimum of $6 billion per year and where economic growth has historically been higher than 5%.

Frontier emerging market countries in which this closed end fund from Morgan Stanley currently intends to invest in include Bahrain, Botswana, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Estonia, Croatia, Ecuador, Ghana, Kenya, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macao, Mauritius, Qatar, Namibia, Nigeria, Oman, Panama, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, Vietnam, and the United Arab Emirates.



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