Colombia: An Attractive Emerging Market for 2010 and Beyond

The Colombian economy is the third largest in Latin America after Brazil and Mexico.The country has a population of 44 million and is rich in many natural resources such as oil, natural gas, titanium, copper and uranium. Colombia’s oil and natural gas deposits are one of the largest in Latin America. About 50% of the …

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A Look At The GlobalX Funds’ Colombia ETF

Last year investors welcomed a few frontier markets ETFs such as the MENA Frontier Countries (PMNA) by PowerShares, the Africa ETF (AFK) and the Gulf States ETF (MES) from Market Vectors and the Frontier Markets (FRN) from Claymore/BNY Mellon.These frontier market ETFs can be extremely volatile and are suitable for investors who can take high …

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EcoPetrol SA – A Newly Listed Colombian Stock in NYSE

EcoPetrol SA (EC), the only integrated oil and natural gas company in Colombia, listed its stock today on the New York Stock Exchange as an American Depository Shares (ADS). Each ADS share represents 20 common shares.In November 2007, the company had a successful IPO in the Colombian stock market raising about US $10B. The …

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