Investigating Potential Claims Involving iShares MSCI Russia Capped ETF (ERUS)
Have you suffered losses investing in iShares MSCI Russia Capped ETF (ERUS)? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA arbitration claim.
According to Investment News, despite the fact that Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index rose 9.3% in the first half of this year, and the international MSCI EAFE index jumped 11.8%, some funds and ETFs managed to post losses.
One example is iShares MSCI Russia Capped ETF (ERUS). Unfortunately for investors, the Russia stock market was crippled by falling oil prices and international sanctions. iShares MSCI Russia Capped ETF (ERUS is down 13.5% since the first of the year.
Country specific ETFs can be complex and risky investments. They may only be suitable for wealthy, sophisticated retail investors or institutional investors.
The White Law Group is investigating the liability that brokerage firm’s may have for recommending this risky investment. Brokerage firms are required to perform adequate due diligence on any investment they recommend and to adequately disclose the risks of any investment. Additionally, brokerage firms are required to ensure that all investment recommendations made are suitable in light of the client’s age, investment experience, investment objectives, net worth, and income.
If it can be demonstrated that a brokerage firm failed to perform adequate due diligence, to properly disclose the risks, or recommended an investment unsuitably, the firm may be held responsible for any resulting losses in a FINRA arbitration claim.
If you are concerned about investment losses in iShares MSCI Russia Capped ETF (ERUS) or another fund and would like a free consultation with a securities attorney, please call The White Law Group at 888-637-5510.
The White Law Group is a national securities arbitration, securities fraud, and investor protection law firm with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Vero Beach, Florida.
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