The gloom on South Korea may be overdone and investors may be in line for not only rising stock prices, but rising dividends too.
Russia’s economy is stagnating, but Vladimir Putin – in power for 18 years and set for six more – shows scant interest in doing anything about it.
If the summit between the US and North Korea is successful and North Korea embarks on China or Vietnam-style liberalisation, South Korean stocks could scoop a “peace dividend”.
Cash is increasingly finding its way into Indian equities. Professional investor David Cornell tips three stocks with which to cash in.
Emerging markets do well overall, says Andrew Van Sickle. But a few bad eggs ruin it for investors.
Angela Lascelles was told she could never go into investment management as she was female, says Matthew Partridge. So, she did it anyway.
In 2008 Chinese companies comprised 9% of the key benchmark for emerging-market funds. Today, it’s 27%.
Emerging markets are booming again. David C Stevenson explains how to get a slice of the action using exchange-traded funds.
Firms such as Alibaba and Tencent already dominate ecommerce in China – now they’re expanding their reach. Investors should back them – at least for now, says Rupert Foster.
Since early 2016 the MSCI Emerging Markets index has jumped by 83%, and is now close to its 2007 all-time high. Last week, global investors poured $7.9bn into emerging-market equity funds.
Asia’s best-performing stockmarket last year was Vietnam, where consumer and manufacturing firms were the key drivers of a 48% increase in the Ho Chi Minh Stock index.