08.04.2014 - Abe can take credit for currency-hedged equity ETF craze
Japanís prime minister, Shinzo Abe, deserves much of the credit for making currency-hedged exchange traded fund equity indices one of last yearís hottest selling investment products. Mr Abeís radical economic policies, which weakened the yen while reviving the Nikkei index of Japanese stocks, created the perfect environment for a currency-hedged Nikkei ETF to outperform. Investors in these products benefited from a weakening currency that provided major economic stimulus, without having to worry about forex movements eroding their returns...............................................Full Article: Source
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