Text of Thailand ETF iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF Harry Grieve
Thailand ETFiShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF Harry Grieve.
Country OverviewPopulation: 67.7m (2011)Capital city: BangkokCurrency: Thai BhatMedian age: 35 years oldLabour force: 39.4mMain Index: SET 50Inflation: 3% (2012)FOREX reserves: 1.3bn (2013)Exports YoY: +2.53%Imports YoY: -2.45%Fared the credit crisis well due to banking system.10Y Bond yield: 3.87%The gateway to S.E Asia.
The ETFConstructed by BlackrockiShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETFUnderlying Index: MSCI Thailand IMI 25/50
SWOT AnalysisStrengthsDiversify through two currenciesStrong fundamentalsCheap management costs
OpportunitiesSecond largest S.E economyBuying mid range and above new support line
WeaknessesUncertain macro outlookExposure to US market swingsLack of regulation
ThreatsEmerging market downturnsMore volatileHarder to obtain information