iShares FTSE Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) on Focus After Bearish Options Activity

 iShares FTSE Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) on Focus After Bearish Options Activity

In today’s session iShares FTSE Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) (FXI) recorded an unusually high (2,402) contracts volume of put trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the January, 2018 put, expecting serious FXI decrease. With 2,402 contracts traded and 439164 open interest for the Jan, 18 contract, it seems this is a quite bearish bet. The option with symbol: FXI180119P00030000 closed last at: $1.67 or 1.8% up. iShares FTSE Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FXI) has risen 9.28% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.27% the S&P500.

iShares China Large-Cap ETF is an exchange-traded fund. The ETF has a market cap of $3.70 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: Investorplace.com which released: “Trump the Fear and Buy the iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) (FXI)” on November 17, 2016, also Benzinga.com with their article: “China Stock Markets Trade Mixed” published on November 16, 2016, Benzinga.com published: “China Markets Down; Yuan Drops To Near Eight-Year Low” on November 15, 2016. More interesting news about iShares FTSE Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FXI) were released by: Etfdailynews.com and their article: “China’s Q3 GDP Growth Stays Steady at 6.7%, Thanks To Gov’t Intervention” published on October 19, 2016 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Play the Dive in the iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FXI)” with publication date: April 17, 2015.

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