April 23, 2007, 2:03 pm

What is the BRIC?

by: The Financial Blogger    Category: Investment, Market and Risk
email this postEmail This Post Print This PostPrint This Post Post a CommentPost a Comment

Some of us know the furniture store in Canada named THE BRICK. However, have you ever hear of the BRIC? This may be one of the best investment opportunities you find these days. The BRIC is an acronym for Brazil, Russia, India, China. All these countries are living an economic surge at the moment and you can be part of it.

You probably don’t know much about countries included in the BRIC. Nothing however that could help buying stocks overseas. Don’t be sad, financial institutions though of you. They always do when there is money in the pot!

Recently, several funds where created to include the best performing stocks in the BRIC. Hence, you will benefit from professional portfolio management for a small price. In fact, management fees related to these mutual funds are not necessarily higher than others.

By buying BRIC oriented mutual funds, you will avoid to research the globe for the best companies. You will also be able to participate in some of the fastest economic growth on earth.

Is it risk free? Nope! Like any other type of investment, several factors remain uncontrollable. The BRIC’s economy runs like a train and seems to not slow down for the moment. However, there is a lot of speculation on the market and it can crash at anytime. We just had a good example when the Shanghai Stock Market lost almost 9% in one day.

The BRIC mutual funds are for advised investors who understand the risk of emerging economies and are comfortable with their volatility. As everybody else, they are also able to appreciate high return when things go as planned!

Similar Posts:

You Want More? Sign-up! ->
TFB VIP Newsletter


If you liked this articles, you might want to sign for my FULL RSS FEEDS. If you prefer to receive the posts in your email, subscribe CLICK HERE


Comments

[...] and Australia kept their rate steady as well. I guess the whole world is waiting to see if the BRIC’s growth will continue and if the USA will crumble under their subprime lender crisis. When we [...]

[...] For the past 5 years, the Canadian stock market has been sky rocketing for many reasons. We saw Canadian banks making more profit than ever and we also had several income trusts providing a great income solution until it was brutally stopped by the Conservative Party. But the major reason why the Canadian stock market jumped so high is linked to the price of resources. The Global economy was booming and was leaded by Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC). [...]

[...] that I am only invested in the Canadian market. I am now looking for an emerging market fund like a BRIC related fund so I can diversify my investments. If you know any good funds, let me know, that will [...]

[...] returns with 14.51% for Brazil and 6.18% for the TSX. In regards to the other members of the BRIC, Russia is at -0.93% because of its oil while India and China are showing disastrous yield or [...]

[...] (again!?!) predicting the barrel of oil at $150 in 2011 due to the economic rebirth from the BRIC! (we will actually hear more about the BRIC in a few months too… don’t worry, highly [...]