Covers 85% of global equity market
New real estate and alternatives indices
Focus on 'robust ESG profiles'
Common standard must be agreed
UK worst performing region year-to-date
Canada best single-country index
Protectionist agenda has raised concerns
Analysed more than 30 years of data
Since the late summer of 2010, the MSCI China index has barely risen at all. However, such apparent placidity obscures how rough a ride the market has taken investors on writes Douglas Turnbull, manager of the Neptune China fund.
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.
Stephen Macklow-Smith, manager of the JPMorgan European investment trust, takes a closer look at the factors that could drive an encouraging earnings story on the continent.
"Swift resolution" limits downside
Diversifying client base in UK
Further improvements needed
Liontrust AM's John Husselbee analyses which global markets are offering the best value as the first half of a volatile 2016 comes to a close.
Started to add exposure to EMs
VIX declined since last month
Data from TrackInsight
Market had volatile start to the year
A torrid start to the year for global stockmarkets has heightened concerns about the contagion effect of China's problems on the wider Asia Pacific region, and in particular its "maturing" dividend culture.
Positive development for the frontier market
As we fast approach Christmas, I want you to think about the suffering of investment contrarians.
US dollar strength, weak commodity prices and fears of a hard landing in China have made 2015 another difficult year for emerging market investors, so what next?
The ASEAN region is a relatively unloved one at the moment due to a host of factors, including an investor preference for North Asia and weak domestic earnings.