6 ETFs To Score High From World Cup Spending Spree

Social media will also play a vital role in viewing the real-time matches and sharing the favorite moments. Additionally, the tournament will create heavy traffic for news and sports sites, and extra searches that would lift broad online advertising revenues.

Moreover, the World Cup is considered one of the biggest betting events in the gambling industry. Millions of soccer fans will visit their sportsbooks either online or land-based, to make their bets. The Gambling Commission projects betting revenues this year to surpass the £1 billion plus revenues generated in 2014 over the course of the tournament in Brazil.

ETFs to Bet On

As the tournament is a high-seeded top-line driver for various corners of the market like sponsors, media, and networking players, as well as a revenue generator for a few economies, investors can score the highest by jumping into the ETFs in these spaces. Any of the products mentioned below could make for an exciting World Cup play.

VanEck Vectors Russia ETF (RSX - Free Report)

This fund offers exposure to the Russian stocks and follows the MVIS Russia Index. It holds 30 stocks in its basket with energy making up the top sector at 43.6% of assets. RSX is the most popular and liquid play on the Russian economy with AUM of $1.6 billion and average daily volume of 8.9 million shares. It has a Zacks ETF Rank #3 (Hold) with a High-risk outlook.

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF EWZ

This product targets the Brazilian stock market and tracks the MSCI Brazil 25/50 Index, holding 54 stocks in the basket. About one-third of the portfolio is dominated by financials, while materials, consumer staples, and energy round off the next spots with double-digit exposure. The ETF has amassed $6.8 billion in its asset base while trades in a heavy volume of 21 million shares. It charges 62 bps in annual fees and has a Zacks ETF Rank #3 with a High risk outlook.

Global X Social Media ETF (SOCL - Free Report)

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