iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund (NYSE:EWH) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 13th, there was short interest totalling 3,503,982 shares, an increase of 61.3% from the September 29th total of 2,172,293 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,372,403 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.0 days.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Prudential PLC bought a new position in iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund during the second quarter worth about $66,070,000. Quantitative Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund by 111.6% during the second quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC now owns 667,600 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $15,641,000 after purchasing an additional 352,100 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its stake in iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund by 1,704.3% during the second quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 430,722 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $10,094,000 after purchasing an additional 406,850 shares during the period. Capital Fund Management S.A. lifted its stake in iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund by 24.4% during the second quarter. Capital Fund Management S.A. now owns 351,360 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $8,232,000 after purchasing an additional 68,823 shares during the period. Finally, Afam Capital Inc. lifted its stake in iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund by 11.3% during the second quarter. Afam Capital Inc. now owns 129,127 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,025,000 after purchasing an additional 13,075 shares during the period.

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iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund Company Profile

iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund, formerly Shares MSCI Hong Kong ETF, (the Fund), is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the Hong Kong market, as measured by the MSCI Hong Kong Index (the Index).

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