Last week, InvestorPlace Editor Jeff Reeves gave a pretty depressing rundown of some of the world’s worst investments.
He sorted through country-based ETFs — which are great for direct exposure to a specific region and its underlying investments — and called out the declines of funds representing Brazil, China and other laggards.
Of course, it hasn’t been all doom and gloom across the globe this year.
Sure, the crawling eurozone recovery and slowdown in China have been major headwinds for international investments, but a few countries haven’t had any trouble weathering the storm — and savvy investors have reaped the benefits.
With that in mind, let’s view the globe through rosier eyes, and take a look at the five best ETFs in the world so far in 2013.