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Middle East ETFs plunge on Syria escalation

  • ETFs focused on Middle East stocks are down across the board as the situation in Syria escalates. After John Kerry accused the regime of using chemical weapons on Monday, President Obama may begin laying the groundwork for strikes by releasing intelligence evidence to the public as soon as later today.
  • Middle East: MES -2.9%, GULF -2%, GAF -1.6%
  • Israel: EIS -3.3%, ISRA -2.4%, ISL -2.7%
  • Turkey: TUR -5.7%
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