Developing regions out of favour for "some time"
'Short-term pain for long-term gain'
Recent market commentary has raised concerns around crowded trades that could adversely affect smart beta strategies, writes Gaurav Mallik, global head of equity strategies at State Street Global Advisors.
Equity markets rallied
India and China most interesting in region
Will Landers, manager of the BlackRock Latin American investment trust, has increased his exposure to Brazilian large-cap stocks, including beleaguered state-controlled oil giant Petrobras, as he believes these companies will benefit when foreign flows...
Profit and revenue falls
High level data analysis can provide useful flags, but the real challenge is to understand the dynamics and key economic factors to create a much more detailed picture of whether GEMS (or any asset class) offer good value.
Started to add exposure to EMs
Firm favours specialist boutique niche
Created GEM fixed income division last year
Following Brazil's Lower House of Congress vote to impeach President Dilma Rousseff earlier this week, investors have welcomed the possibility of regime change in the country. Here, three managers discuss what effects a change of government could have...
The volume of opinion surrounding emerging markets can, at times, seem deafening, writes Peter Elston, chief investment officer at Seneca Investment Managers.
Sentiment reversal towards emerging markets
EM exposure at lowest level
Gap in GDP growth between India and Brazil increases
Assets under management surpass $50bn
China and India weaker performers
Joined in February 2015
Until just a few months ago, emerging markets seemed doomed. The four horsemen of the EM apocalypse were supposed to be Brazil, Turkey, South Africa and everyone's least favourite demon – Russia.
EM duration offering attractive risk/returns
Left after nine years
China and Africa funds to be merged away
Will remain as portfolio manager