MSCI Emerging Markets Index: 5-Year and Long-Term Returns

Emerging equity markets have soared so far this year easily outperforming developed markets. With the exception of China, countries such as Brazil, Russia, etc. are up by double digit percentages. Russia’s RTS is up by 26% and Brazil’s Bovespa has shot up by 35% year-to-date.

For investors tracking emerging markets, the main benchmark index is the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. In this post, let us take a quick look at the performance of this index over two different periods.

a) MSCI Emerging Markets Index – 5-Year Return:

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MSCI Emerging markets index-5 years Return

b) MSCI Emerging Markets Index – Long-Term Return:

MSCI Emerging markets index-Long Term Return

Source: MSCI

Related ETFs:

  • Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO)
  • iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM)

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