New Vernon Capital Holdings II LLC raised its position in iShares MSCI Taiwan Index (NYSEARCA:EWT) by 90.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 101,472 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 48,178 shares during the period. iShares MSCI Taiwan Index makes up 5.5% of New Vernon Capital Holdings II LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 6th largest holding. New Vernon Capital Holdings II LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI Taiwan Index were worth $3,629,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EWT. Advisors Preferred LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Taiwan Index in the second quarter valued at about $104,000. Gateway Advisory LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Taiwan Index in the second quarter valued at about $247,000. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Taiwan Index by 29.3% in the second quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 8,096 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $288,000 after purchasing an additional 1,835 shares during the period. Bank Pictet & Cie Asia Ltd. lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Taiwan Index by 0.3% in the second quarter. Bank Pictet & Cie Asia Ltd. now owns 8,395 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $300,000 after purchasing an additional 27 shares during the period. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Taiwan Index in the second quarter valued at about $342,000.

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Shares of iShares MSCI Taiwan Index (NYSEARCA:EWT) traded up 0.81% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $36.10. 3,890,439 shares of the company traded hands. iShares MSCI Taiwan Index has a 52-week low of $28.92 and a 52-week high of $37.74. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $37.03 and a 200 day moving average price of $35.12.

iShares MSCI Taiwan Index Profile

Ishares MSCI Taiwan Index Fund (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI Taiwan IndexSM (the Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Taiwan Index (NYSEARCA:EWT)

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