The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Eastern Europe Index Fund began trading on the NYSE Arca Friday.

“The emerging markets have been an ongoing investment theme throughout 2009,” said Michael Latham, co-CEO at Barclays Global Investors. “Eastern Europe is a region poised for potential growth and presents significant opportunity for investors. This new fund will help provide investors with the ability to tactically take advantage of market opportunities within difficult-to-access markets.”

Subscribe Now

Access to premium content including in-depth coverage of mutual funds, hedge funds, 401(K)s, 529 plans, and more.

3-Week Free Trial

Insight and analysis into the management, marketing, operations and technology of the asset management industry.