Emerging-market stocks have lagged in recent years, but their long-term performance remains appealing.
Ignore the gloomsters, says Rupert Foster. Growth will slow for now, but the economy is undergoing a healthy transition to consumer-driven growth. The process will prove stronger than demographic headwinds.
Since their 2018 high, Chinese stocks have lost a third of their value. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the fall, and asks if it’s time to buy.
The CSI 300 index has tumbled 21% this year and in October alone it fell by 8%. But it has since staged a small recovery.
India looks ready to fulfil its long-term potential, says Rupert Foster. And Cris Sholto Heaton examines short-term risks in the financial sector and highlights the best investment trusts.
Investors enjoyed a 25% increase in the Philippines’ benchmark index in 2017. This year, however, has been a disappointment.
The deceleration in China’s economy has fuelled fears that the boom of the previous decade is turning to bust. Marina Gerner reports.
Brazil is embroiled in a presidential election full of political melodrama.
Inflation in the Philippines has doubled over the past year to hit 6.4%. People are losing confidence in strongman president Rodrigo Duterte’s ability to tackle the problem.
With equity prices sliding by more than 20% this year, China has entered a bear market.
The emerging-market sell-off has engulfed India, but the big picture remains encouraging, and India should ride out this squall.