The gloom on South Korea may be overdone and investors may be in line for not only rising stock prices, but rising dividends too.
There are several headwinds facing emerging-market stocks. But there are pockets of relative safety. And compared with developed markets, emerging markets are not expensive.
Look beyond emerging markets: a category of small, exotic countries known as frontier markets are illiquid and highly risky – but could be very rewarding, says David Stevenson.
Jim Rogers, co-founder with George Soros of the Quantum Fund, reckons that South Korea could be a bright spot in an otherwise grim-looking financial landscape.
The Baltic states’ economies are too small to attract the attention of many investors – but it’s worth keeping an eye on dynamic entrepreneurial markets like these, says Frédéric Guirinec.
Investors’ flight form Turkey, after Recep Tayyip Erdogan won last Sunday’s election, is making a nasty recession all the more likely.
Most global stockmarkets are looking a little wobbly at the moment. But Chinese stocks are in a full-blown bear market. John Stepek explains what that means for you.
The latest fuss over protectionism coming from the White House is especially worrying for emerging markets.
Emerging-markets investors have turned their guns on Brazil, sending the real to a two-year low and wiping 15% off the stockmarket in three weeks.
Argentina has agreed s $50bn credit deal with the IMF, which should stabilise the currency and encourage foreign investment.
Investors tend to associate emerging markets with commodity producers. But technology is now the single biggest sector of the MSCI Emerging Markets index.