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  • Exchange-traded funds that buy emerging market stocks and bonds recorded inflows for a 32nd straight week. The pace of increases has stabilised around the $1.5 billion mark in recent weeks.
  • Last week, investors added $1.5 billion to U.S.-listed emerging market ETFs that invest across developing nations as well as those that target specific countries. This is compared with gains of $1.42 billion in the previous week.
  • 2021 inflows have now reached $30.9 billion, and the weekly inflow streak, beginning in November 2020, now totals $47.8 billion.
  • ETFs focused on China and Hong Kong accounted for more than a third of inflows.
  • Brazil was the only nation in the developing world to post outflows. The $6.7 billion iShares MSCI Brazil ETF, or EWZ, had a $271 million withdrawal, its largest in over a year, as the nation's benchmark posted a weekly decline.
    • Stock ETFs expanded by $1.35 billion.
    • Bond funds rose by $153.9 million.
    • The MSCI Emerging Markets Index was little changed from the previous week at 1,381.99 points.
    • China/Hong Kong had the biggest inflow, of $648.7 million, led by iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets.