VanEck Vectors Africa ETF (AFK)
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As the global vaccine deployment continues, one place to get international exposure is the first ETF to focus on Africa, the VanEck Vectors Africa Index ETF (AFK). AFK seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS® GDP Africa Index.
AFK is not particularly cost-efficient but offers a decent yield component. Africa is portended to be the slowest-growing region in 2021 and faces many challenges related to the pandemic.
In a year of healing amid a vaccine rollout, emerging economies around the globe are looking to recover from the worst of the pandemic. ETF investors looking for alternative exposure in emerging markets (EMs) can find a valued-added option in Africa with the VanEck Vectors Africa Index ETF (AFK).
Africa's rapidly growing middle class and improving infrastructure indicate that African stocks are one of the best values for the 2020s.
Africa wasn’t immune to the effects of Covid-19 as the pandemic ravaged the economy much like the rest of the world. However, the government is taking the necessary measures in order to stabilize the country’s economy.
AFK: Low-Cost Exposure To The Misunderstood Frontier