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The Guide: Investing in emerging market equities

  • Understand the drivers behind emerging market performance in 2017
  • Learn about the political and economic backdrops in the two largest emerging markets
  • Grasp how emerging markets equities might perform in the future
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The Guide: Investing in emerging market equities

Introduction

Emerging market equities, along with Japan and Europe, were one of asset allocators' favoured regions at the start of the year. But retail fund flows have remained lacklustre, despite a sign of resurgence.

So what has affected demand for developing world companies, and what factors have underpinned the region's returns this year?

How will India and China, two of the world's biggest economies and the benchmark for emerging market growth, perform in the future, and what political and economic factors should fund buyers take into account.

Futhermore, what should asset allocators consider when allocating to emerging markets, and which sectors dominate returns?

In this special report

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  1. How has the US dollar helped emerging market returns in 2017?

  2. How much of the growth in EM stock revenues will come from domestic consumption?

  3. How much does Asia account for in the emerging market index?

  4. Why does Rory McPherson suggest to invest actively in EM stocks?

  5. What does Ernst Knacke suggest is the biggest risk to Indian equity returns?

  6. What does Andy Rothman suggest has been the biggest change in China since the 1980s?

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  • Understand the drivers behind emerging market performance in 2017
  • Learn about the political and economic backdrops in the two largest emerging markets
  • Grasp how emerging markets equities might perform in the future

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