On The Relative Size Of Emerging Markets To Developed Markets

Emerging equity markets are small in size relative to the market capitalization of developed markets. Emerging markets accounted for just over 12% of global market capitalization. Click to enlarge Source: The Curious Case for Emerging Markets by Philip Huber at bpsandpieces From an opportunity standpoint, the emerging universe is huge with over 6,000 stocks in the 24 …

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Which Emerging Markets Are Vulnerable To Higher Oil Prices: Chart

Brent crude for December 2018 delivery closed at over $84 on Friday. Oil prices have soared in the past year and continue to power higher. Supply issues in Venezuela and Iran are also adding further pressure on oil prices. U.S. sanctions on Iran will take effect on November 5, 3018 which will have more impact …

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Emerging Markets: Intra-Year Pullbacks and Yearly Returns 2004 Thru 2017

Emerging market equities are a volatile asset class. Though these stocks go through dramatic declines sometimes in a very short period of time, over the long run they offer above average returns. Investors who are able to wait out the downturns are rewarded for their patience. The following chart shows how emerging markets can have big …

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On The Valuations of Emerging Equity Markets

Emerging market stocks have had a severe correction so far this year. With many of these markets down substantially some contrarian investors may be considering adding emerging equities at current levels. A few articles I have come across recently have suggested that these stocks are attractive from a fundamental standpoint. In a post Russ Koesterich …

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Emerging Market Stocks: Volatile in Short-Term But Produce Strong Returns in Long-Term

Emerging market stocks are riskier than developed world stocks for the obvious reason that those markets are still developing – meaning institutions, rule of laws, regulations, policies, intellectual protection, etc. are still a work in progress. Hence investors investing on stocks from these countries are betting that despite these disadvantages companies would grow their profits …

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Emerging Markets Have Diverse Macroeconomic Profiles: Chart

Emerging market equities have taken a strong beating this year with countries like Turkey, China, etc. falling by double digit percentage points. The benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets Index has fallen sharply so far this year. Even with the selloff, fears of a meltdown in these markets are still in investors’ minds. However not all markets …

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