Fund companies want to be ready if investors find themselves hungry for currency-hedged funds, Barron's
Brendan Conway writes.
filed for three currency-hedged ETFs that track the MSCI indexes for stock markets in Germany, Japan and wealthy countries outside North America, Conway reports.
Conway writes that the iShares launch comes in the wake of
] Japan Hedged Equity's
success this year. Conway also referred to Deutsche Bank's
] db X-Trackers MSCI Japan Currency-Hedged Equity Fund
, db MSCI Emerging Markets Currency-Hedged Equity Fund
, and db-X MSCI Brazil Currency-Hedged Equity Fund
as funds that are doing well as of late.
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