CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa)

AAA

DEFINITION of 'CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa)'

An acronym given to the countries Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa, which are predicted by some to be among the next emerging markets to quickly rise in economic prominence over the coming decades. The acronym plays off the term BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) which indicates the fastest growing emerging economies over the last decade.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa)'

The positive aspects of the CIVETS group of countries includes relative political stability (especially when compared to previous generations), young populations that focused on education and overall growing economic trends. Exposure to these countries has recently become possible for the retail investor through the use of ETFs from specific countries.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Middle-Income Countries (MICs)

    Nations with a per-capita gross national income in 2012 between ...
  2. EAGLES

    An acronym introduced by Spanish bank BBVA in 2010 to describe ...
  3. Anatolian Tigers

    A colloquial term that refers to a number of cities in central ...
  4. Tatra Tiger

    A nickname or colloquial term for the central European nation ...
  5. Tiger Cub Economies

    The four Southeast Asian economies of Indonesia, Malaysia, the ...
  6. Emerging Market ETF

    An exchange-traded fund that focuses on the stocks of emerging ...
Related Articles
  1. Investing In China
    Investing Basics

    Investing In China

  2. Broadening Your Portfolio's Borders
    Investing Basics

    Broadening Your Portfolio's Borders

  3. Achieving Optimal Asset Allocation
    Investing Basics

    Achieving Optimal Asset Allocation

  4. Speculating With Exchange Traded Funds
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Speculating With Exchange Traded Funds

comments powered by Disqus
Hot Definitions
  1. Elasticity

    A measure of a variable's sensitivity to a change in another variable. In economics, elasticity refers the degree to which ...
  2. Tangible Common Equity - TCE

    A measure of a company's capital, which is used to evaluate a financial institution's ability to deal with potential losses. ...
  3. Yield To Maturity (YTM)

    The rate of return anticipated on a bond if held until the maturity date. YTM is considered a long-term bond yield expressed ...
  4. Net Present Value Of Growth Opportunities - NPVGO

    A calculation of the net present value of all future cash flows involved with an additional acquisition, or potential acquisition. ...
  5. Gresham's Law

    A monetary principle stating that "bad money drives out good." In currency valuation, Gresham's Law states that if a new ...
  6. Limit-On-Open Order - LOO

    A type of limit order to buy or sell shares at the market open if the market price meets the limit condition. This type of ...
Trading Center