The desert kingdom is in the throes of radical upheaval – its leader wants to follow Facebook’s example, and “move fast and break things”. Investors should be wary, says John Stepek.
Funds are getting so big they can’t stoop to pick up smaller firms. That’s great for nimbler players such as Nick Greenwood, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
India is almost the perfect emerging-market investment story. But don’t just pile blindly into Indian stocks, says Merryn Somerset Webb. There are much better ways to invest.
Merryn Somerset Webb looks at two new funds which, while they are in no way perfect, aim to shake up the complacent fund management industry.
The re-emergence of India and China from their long economic slumber appears to offer investors the prospect of easy profits, but the lesson of history is to tread carefully in these countries, says Max King.
The Philippines is one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, and it shows no sign of slowing down.
Brazil’s economy is picking up, the political backdrop is improving and investors are returning. Max King picks the best ways to buy in.
Investors hungry for returns are heading for emerging markets, says Andrew Van Sickle.
David C Stevenson looks at some of the best funds to invest in emerging-market smaller companies.
India’s anti-corruption drive and structural reforms are bearing fruit in the economy and the markets.
The end of the long-running bull market in equities is near, says Dominic Frisby. Investors should turn to “late-cycle assets” – mining stocks and emerging markets.