Defensives underperformed in H1
AUM fell to £11m
'High risk' event for emerging markets
Falling commodities weaken sentiment
The election of President Mauricio Macri, in December 2015 brought an end to more than 70 years of Peronist rule in Argentina and has heralded an era of significant political change.
Positive return prospects for asset class
Valuation do not provide margin for error on downside
"Sluggish" Modi faces continued criticism
Provide "genuine diversification" for investors
Further improvements needed
Running frontier market equity strategy
Indian bond markets continued their post-budget rally as the promise to stick to the fiscal roadmap, as well as the RBI's policy on inflation, has seen a complete turnaround in market sentiment.
Emerging markets have faced a perfect storm recently, writes JPMAM's Emily Whiting.
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