An investment trust that gives exposure to frontier markets
Vietnamese woman selling fruits on floating market
Investment trusts

An investment trust that gives exposure to frontier markets

An investment trust investing in small, illiquid emerging markets has disappointed, but deserves another chance, says Max King
26 Oct 2021
Emerging markets: the Brics never lived up to their promise – but is now the time to buy?
Xi Jinping
Emerging markets

Emerging markets: the Brics never lived up to their promise – but is now the time to buy?

Twenty years ago hopes were high for Brazil, Russia, India and China – the “Brics” emerging-market economies. But only China has beaten expectations. …
18 Oct 2021
Three dividend stocks from the dynamic Asia/Pacific region
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Three dividend stocks from the dynamic Asia/Pacific region

Professional investor Sat Duhra of the Henderson Far East Income investment trust highlights three of his favourite stocks.
18 Oct 2021
Emerging-market central banks take on inflation
Saint Basil's Cathedral, Moscow
Emerging markets

Emerging-market central banks take on inflation

Central banks in Poland, Russia, Mexico and Brazil have been raising interest rates to get ahead of global inflationary pressures.
15 Oct 2021
India: the next global growth engine
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Emerging markets

India: the next global growth engine

India's stockmarket is booming, up by 37% so far this year, and the BSE Sensex index has delivered an annualised return over the last five years of mo…
15 Oct 2021
Emerging markets: has the Brics dream survived reality?
Emerging markets

Emerging markets: has the Brics dream survived reality?

Two decades ago the “Brics” – Brazil, Russia, India and China – were the global economy's rising stars, with expectations high for their rapid develop…
7 Oct 2021
China’s property woes are spreading beyond Evergrande
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China’s property woes are spreading beyond Evergrande

Instability sparked by the troubles of Evergrande, China’s heavily-indebted property giant, is spreading to the wider property market, and it could af…
5 Oct 2021
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Forget China, here’s why you should invest in India
Emerging markets

Forget China, here’s why you should invest in India

As China becomes increasingly hostile to investors, India, with a young, educated, tech-savvy population and a reform-minded government, is becoming a…
5 Oct 2021
How to profit from India’s high-tech recovery
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How to profit from India’s high-tech recovery

Professional investor David Cornell of the India Capital Growth Fund, selects three of his favourite Indian stocks to buy now.
27 Sep 2021
Russia's rigged election won’t rattle investors
Emerging markets

Russia's rigged election won’t rattle investors

Russian stocks are soaring, despite last week’s blatantly rigged election.
24 Sep 2021
Three strong Asian stocks trading at bargain prices
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Three strong Asian stocks trading at bargain prices

Professional investor Nitin Bajaj of the Fidelity Asian Values investment trust picks three stocks that dominate their industries, earn good returns o…
20 Sep 2021
China’s new small-cap stockmarket
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China’s new small-cap stockmarket

China has announced plans to establish a new stock exchange in Beijing that will be aimed at small and medium-sized firms.
10 Sep 2021
Evergrande: is China facing a Lehman Brothers moment?
Chinese economy

Evergrande: is China facing a Lehman Brothers moment?

China's property market is overheating. And one of its biggest developers, Evergrande, is in struggling to repay its debts. John Stepek looks at what'…
9 Sep 2021
El Salvador could be the shape of things to come for bitcoin – and emerging nations
Bitcoin & crypto

El Salvador could be the shape of things to come for bitcoin – and emerging nations

El Salvador has become the first nation to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. That’s an extraordinarily bullish move both for bitcoin and for El Salvador,…
7 Sep 2021
Pedro Castillo: leftist outsider who rode to power in Peru
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Pedro Castillo: leftist outsider who rode to power in Peru

Pedro Castillo amassed support among the left-behind as a trade-union leader before riding to power in this year’s presidential race. What has the cou…
7 Sep 2021
Covid's Delta variant dents Vietnam’s economic growth
Emerging markets

Covid's Delta variant dents Vietnam’s economic growth

Southeast Asia is suffering from its worst wave of Covid infections since the pandemic began. And with just 3% of its population vaccinated, Vietnam's…
3 Sep 2021
Malaysia’s stockmarket sliding down a slippery slope
Emerging markets

Malaysia’s stockmarket sliding down a slippery slope

An explosion of Covid-19 cases, strict lockdowns and political gridlock has made this a difficult year for Malaysia. And now, investors are pulling ou…
20 Aug 2021
What's behind the riots that shook South Africa?
Global Economy

What's behind the riots that shook South Africa?

A combination of the pandemic, harsh lockdowns and a troubled economic legacy has made the most industrialised nation in Africa a tinderbox. What will…
7 Aug 2021
The crisis brewing in emerging markets
Emerging markets

The crisis brewing in emerging markets

Covid-related political unrest and financial collapse in the developing world are the biggest threats right now, says Matthew Lynn.
25 Jul 2021
A new revolution in Cuba?
Economy

A new revolution in Cuba?

The biggest protests in decades have rocked the one-party communist state. But is change for the better really on the cards?
24 Jul 2021
Can Latin America's economies recover from the pandemic?
Emerging markets

Can Latin America's economies recover from the pandemic?

Few places have suffered as much from the Covid-19 pandemic as Latin America. A sustained commodity rally could help.  
23 Jul 2021
The five best ways to invest in India's promising future
Emerging markets

The five best ways to invest in India's promising future

The pandemic has been catastrophic for India, yet the stockmarket is hitting record highs. Investors are right to remain optimistic about the long ter…
23 Jul 2021