Investing beyond China: how to buy into wider Asian markets
Xi Jinping
Investment trusts

Investing beyond China: how to buy into wider Asian markets

There are several reasons to be sceptical about China’s development, says Max King. What’s more, there is vast potential in other regional emerging ma…
26 Feb 2021
Will the China-US trade war continue?
Worker in a Vietnamese factory
Global Economy

Will the China-US trade war continue?

The White House still seems to be talking tough on China, but few people know how Joe Biden will handle the world’s second-biggest economy.
5 Feb 2021
Emerging market stocks bounce as investors pour in
Blast furnace at the Nizhny Tagil Iron and Steel Works
Emerging markets

Emerging market stocks bounce as investors pour in

Global investors have poured billions of dollars into emerging markets, leaving the MSCI Emerging Markets index up over 80% March last year. 
5 Feb 2021
Stanley Thai: making a billion from rubber gloves
Stanley Thai
People

Stanley Thai: making a billion from rubber gloves

Malaysian entrepreneur Stanley Thai first spotted an opportunity in latex in 1987. He made his first million by the age of 29, and booming demand than…
31 Jan 2021
A rare opportunity for investors in Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Emerging markets

A rare opportunity for investors in Brazil

Brighter times are always promised for Brazil, but disappointment often follows. But with Brazilians finding a new zeal for stockmarket investing, tha…
30 Jan 2021
The Arab Spring ten years on: a revolution that failed to blossom
Global Economy

The Arab Spring ten years on: a revolution that failed to blossom

Ten years ago, the Arab world was rocked by mass protests and popular uprisings that ousted long-reviled dictators. For the most part, the end result …
23 Jan 2021
Why investors should beware of India’s surging stockmarket
Emerging markets

Why investors should beware of India’s surging stockmarket

The BSE Sensex benchmark index has soared by 90% since March, largely driven by foreign investors. But India's bull market is very vulnerable.
15 Jan 2021
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How to invest in Africa as it takes its place in the post-pandemic sun
Emerging markets

How to invest in Africa as it takes its place in the post-pandemic sun

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement has come into force. Favourable demographics, improving governance and a growing technology sector also b…
14 Jan 2021
Emerging markets are bouncing back
Emerging markets

Emerging markets are bouncing back

The MSCI Emerging Markets index plunged by 33% between 1 January and 23 March as economies locked down. But it has since rallied by 68%.
24 Dec 2020
Emerging markets set to bounce – and these eight funds will profit
Emerging markets

Emerging markets set to bounce – and these eight funds will profit

Many developing countries were knocked sideways by Covid-19. But they are now ready to rebound. David Stevenson picks the eight best emerging market f…
30 Nov 2020
Investors’ “smart money” heads for emerging markets
Emerging markets

Investors’ “smart money” heads for emerging markets

With Asia having dodged the worst of the pandemic and stockmarkets and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership promising a bright future, Wes…
20 Nov 2020
A monetary train-wreck in Turkey
Currencies

A monetary train-wreck in Turkey

The Turkish lira has lost more than 60% of its value against the dollar over the past five years, and it's all down to poor monetary policy.
20 Nov 2020
RCEP: what the world’s biggest free-trade deal means for your money
Global Economy

RCEP: what the world’s biggest free-trade deal means for your money

The “Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership” (RCEP), a free-trade deal recently signed by China and 14 other nations, encompasses 30% of the glob…
19 Nov 2020
Indian stocks: three long-term winners the market has missed
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Indian stocks: three long-term winners the market has missed

Professional investor Nitin Bajaj of the Fidelity Asian Values trust picks three of his favourite Indian stocks to buy now.
16 Nov 2020
Why you might want to add emerging market debt to your portfolio
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Why you might want to add emerging market debt to your portfolio

David Stevenson explores why, in our world of quantitative easing and negative yields, investors looking for positive yields should look at emerging m…
2 Nov 2020
How Thailand became Asia’s toothless tiger
Emerging markets

How Thailand became Asia’s toothless tiger

Thailand was once an economic tiger that rocked world markets. Not any more, with tourism decimated but the pandemic and GDP set to shrink by around 7…
30 Oct 2020
Three Asian recovery stocks with plenty of room to run
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Three Asian recovery stocks with plenty of room to run

Professional investor Ian Hargreaves of the Invesco Asia Trust highlights three of his favourite Asian stocks to buy now.
16 Oct 2020
A better outlook for Brazil
Emerging markets

A better outlook for Brazil

Brazil’s approach to Covid-19 has been a disaster, but the crisis may now have passed the peak, says Cris Sholto Heaton.
5 Oct 2020
Investors flee emerging markets
Emerging markets

Investors flee emerging markets

Emerging markets saw net outflows of about $30bn last month, as investors took fright.
24 Sep 2020
Dale Nicholls: why you should invest in China
China stockmarkets

Dale Nicholls: why you should invest in China

Merryn talks to Fidelity's Dale Nicholls about investing in Chinese companies - the sectors he likes, the themes he's following, and why Chinese equit…
24 Sep 2020
Indian stocks are due a catch-up
Emerging markets

Indian stocks are due a catch-up

With India's BSE Sensex index up by 50% since the March lows, local investors appear to have caught stockmarket fever. Foreigners are also joining in …
21 Sep 2020
Why you should stuff your end-of-pandemic portfolio with Chinese stocks
China stockmarkets

Why you should stuff your end-of-pandemic portfolio with Chinese stocks

For an end-of-pandemic portfolio, you need assets that can cope with today’s volatility. And that, says Merryn Somerset Webb, means Chinese stocks.
14 Sep 2020