Emerging Markets Returns By Country From 2004 Thru 2013

Yesterday we looked at the comparison of US returns against other developed markets. In this post lets take a look at the emerging market returns by country over the past 10 years.

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Emerging Market Returns by Country Chart

Source: Henderson Global Investors

Note: The returns shown above are based on the country’s respective MSCI country index.

A few observations from the above chart:

  • Brazilian stocks soared with the boom in the commodity markets up until 2007. Then in 2008 during the global financial crisis stocks plunged over 56%. Since 2010 Brazilian stocks have performed poorly.
  • China has performed better in the past 3 years than Brazil.
  • Except in 2008 and 2013, Indonesian stocks have yielded solid returns every year.
  • Similarly, Poland has been one of the top performing markets market emerging and East European markets.
  • Overall no country has been the top performer in two consecutive years.

Related ETFs:

  • iShares MSCI Indonesia Investable Market Index ETF (EIDO)
  • iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ)
  • Market Vectors® Russia ETF (RSX)
  • iShares MSCI South Africa Index Fund (EZA)
  • iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index Fund (FXI)

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