The Smart Beta Asian Pacific stocks segment on TrackInsight has surged by 2,76% yesterday (Wednesday, June 3rd). ETFs exposed to high dividend related strategies (such as the Dow Jones Asia Pacific Select dividend 30 indices) have led the segment daily return ranking with an average daily performance close to 3%. After a sharp fall at the end of March, the segment’s year-to-date return had bottomed at -42,62%. Since then, it has been recovering progressively. Thanks to yesterday’s jump, the segment now stands at -17,78% YTD. It gathers 7 ETFs and represents a total of $ 693 M of assets under management.