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Watch for iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund to Potentially Pullback After Gaining 1.78% Yesterday

By Amy Schwartz

iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund (NYSE:EWY) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $61.98 to a high of $62.43. Yesterday, the shares gained 1.8%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $61.41 on volume of 1.6 million shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund on January 11th, 2017 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $55.64. Since that recommendation, shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund have risen 10.2%. We continue to monitor EWY for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund have traded between a low of $42.94 and a high of $62.43 and are now at $62.38, which is 45% above that low price. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has remained constant while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.7%.

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Ticker(s): EWY