ETFs tracking Emerging Small Cap stocks indices suffered from negatives performances on Friday, August 23rd, with an average loss of 1,16% during the market session. This brought the month-to-date performance to -7,02% writing off the benefits accumulated since the beginning of the year. Indeed, ETFs included in the segment progressed on average by +1,17% year-to-date after reaching +11% last April. Geopolitical tensions as well as a slowdown in the global economy represent a difficult context for Emerging markets small cap stocks. That being said, investors seem to regain interest in the sector, mainly due to the impressive drop in performance since the beginning of the year. Over the same period, investors inserted about $ 344M into Emerging Small Cap stocks ETFs. The segment now gathers $ 2,8 Bn of assets under management with 25 funds tracking 17 indices.