As one of the best performing emerging markets year-to-date, why do so many investors still avoid India?
Mirrors existing mandate
India, the world's fastest growing major economy, is witnessing significant injections of capital as the country opens up to foreign direct investment like never before with a reformist government investing heavily in infrastructure.
Raman Aylur Subramanian, head of equity applied research at MSCI, analyses the opportunities different emerging market countries have offered investors in the recent rally and how a handful of sectors have been key to the region's outperformance.
Maarten-Jan Bakkum, senior strategist, emerging markets at NN Investment Partners, explains how a small group of troubled countries is responsible for the deterioration of the average growth momentum in EMs.
Highlights India and Indonesia
With global emerging market equities recently rebounding to a year high, and flows returning strongly to the asset class, three managers reveal where they are looking to capitalise on the improvements in investor sentiment.
Regime change less of a threat
Subscription shares issued in 2014
India's economy has been running on the equivalent of Windows 98, making for slow, inefficient bureaucracy and disincentives to trade and investment.
"Sluggish" Modi faces continued criticism
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.
Response to demand
Developing regions out of favour for "some time"
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One of the world's fastest growing economies
The long-term, secular trends that have fuelled Asia's rapid growth over the last decade are well known, yet one trend – the burgeoning Asian middle-class consumer – is a secular force that is still only in its early stages, according to T.Rowe Price's...
In response to demand
Valuations in Asia-Pacific ex Japan areas are attractive relative to global peers currently, as most of the economies in the region are beneficiaries of lower oil and commodity prices, being net importers.
Matthews Asia's chief investment officer, Robert Horrocks, discusses the best opportunities for investors seeking growth and income in the region today.
Economy forecast to reach $6bn
The Paris Climate Agreement, struck last month, changes the lens through which governments, companies and investors view the future. Bruce Jenkyn-Jones, head of listed equities at Impax Asset Management, analyses the agreement's impact on investment.
Liontrust AM's Shashank Savla discusses his outlook for the Indian equity market following the latest state elections and as the reform pace slows down.
Kunal Desai, head of Indian equities at Neptune Investment Management, analyses what will be the real driver of the Indian investment story in 2016.