Tag Archives: BRF

What is the Bovespa index?

The Bovespa Index is the flagship index of the Brazilian stock exchange, known by its acronym, BM&FBOVESPA. The index includes 68 of the 370 companies listed on the exchange, which represent roughly 70% of the exchange’s total capitalization and 80% of its trades. The Bovespa is calculated in reference to prices on February 1, 1968.

Basics Brazil Latin America Markets

Time to buy BRF, the Brazilian small cap ETF?

While the Brazilian economy sure is facing some near-term headwinds, the long-term outlook is good.  Given the pounding some Brazilian investments have taken you might think the country is a disaster. It may be time to revisit one such ETF: BRF.

Brazil ETFs