iShares has filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch a frontier market exchange-traded fund.

The iShares MSCI Frontier 100 Index Fund will have regional exposure to countries such as Croatia, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam with sector exposure to energy, financial and telecommunication services companies. The ETF will also bet on futures, options and swap contracts.

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.