Could iShares FTSE Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) Increase After Today’s Tip From Option Traders?

 Could iShares FTSE Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) Increase After Today's Tip From Option Traders?

In today’s session iShares FTSE Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) (FXI) recorded an unusually high (10,021) contracts volume of put trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the February, 2017 put, expecting serious FXI decrease. With 10,021 contracts traded and 206314 open interest for the Feb, 17 contract, it seems this is a quite bearish bet. The option with symbol: FXI170217P00034000 closed last at: $1.1 or 2.8% up. iShares FTSE Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FXI) has risen 11.78% since April 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.83% the S&P500.

iShares China Large-Cap ETF is an exchange-traded fund. The ETF has a market cap of $3.81 billion. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the FTSE China 25 Index (the Underlying Index). It currently has negative earnings. The Fund’s portfolio of sectors include Financials, Telecommunication, Oil & gas, Technology and Consumer goods.

FXI Company Profile

iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index Fund (the Fund) seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (the Index). The Index is designed to represent the performance of the largest companies in the China equity market that are available to international investors. The Index consists of Class H and Red Chip shares of 25 of the largest and most liquid Chinese companies. Securities in the Index are weighted based on the total market value of their shares. Each security in the Index is a constituent of the FTSE All-World Index. All of the securities in the Index trade on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

More notable recent iShares FTSE Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FXI) news were published by: Etfdailynews.com which released: “Is Inflation China’s Most Dangerous Export?” on November 02, 2016, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Play the Dive in the iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FXI)” published on April 17, 2015, Etfdailynews.com published: “China’s Q3 GDP Growth Stays Steady at 6.7%, Thanks To Gov’t Intervention” on October 19, 2016. More interesting news about iShares FTSE Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FXI) were released by: Etfdailynews.com and their article: “Recent Chinese Data Points to Economic Slowdown” published on August 12, 2016 as well as Etfdailynews.com‘s news article titled: “Will The Selloff In China Hurt The Global Economy? [iShares FTSE/Xinhua China …” with publication date: July 20, 2015.

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