Claymore/AlphaShares China Small Cap (NYSEARCA:HAO) was my favorite China ETF in 2009 and it delivered with a gain of 96.6%. The next closest China ETFs were Claymore/AlphaShares China Real Estate (NYSEARCA:TAO), up 71.9%, PowerShares Golden Dragon (NASDAQ:PGJ), up 63.1%, and SPDR S&P China ETF (NYSEARCA:GXC), up 60.5%. The most widely held China ETF, iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 (NYSEARCA:FXI), advanced only 47.3% last year.
Although a lot has changed in the past year, the longer-term trends that favor small caps remain in force, in my opinion. The Chinese economy will become more consumer and healthcare focused in future, and small-cap HAO remains the best positioned broad China ETF for this trend, in my view. In my opinion, HAO has another…READ MORE
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