Kepler Partners' David Kimberley: Emerging market shifts

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Changes in China are having knock-on effects that will impact emerging markets investing moving forward.

China's economic growth has dominated the EM story of the past two decades. That arguably reached its zenith in October 2020, when the country's weighting in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index peaked at close to 45%. But as that ‘peaked' suggests, the past three years have seen sentiment towards Chinese equities change dramatically. TEMIT's Chetan Sehgal: China singles day is changing Clampdowns on tech firms and other sectors, such as private education, have unnerved investors, as have frictions with the US and serious problems in the property sector. Today China's weighting in...

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