How domestic pension schemes are boosting EM appeal



Emerging markets have long been blighted by their dependence on the international investor. Does the emergence of domestic pension schemes signal a reversal of this trend? Maria Merricks finds out.

There are many benefits of globalisation, from more free trade to the growth of multi-national companies. But the last few years have emphasised some of the perils. The global financial crisis really was a global affair, as inter-connected markets across the world plummeted in unison. Since the start of the crisis – and highlighted even more by the eurozone troubles of the past year – another by-product has materialised: dependence on the international investor. This dynamic has hit emerging markets particularly hard because, at times of market stress, investors take their risky asset...

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