The Top 10 Emerging Markets Equity Returns From 2001 To 2020: Chart

The Top 10 Emerging Markets Equity Returns based on MSCI from 2001 to 2020 are shown in the chart below. South Korea was the top performer due to the boom in tech stocks last year. Samsung for example is the largest constituent in the country’s benchmark KOSPI Index. South Korean chip and electronic firms also helped push returns higher for the year. The next top ranked emerging market was Taiwan. Similar to South Korea, Taiwan also benefitted immensely from the demand for computers, tablets, chips, etc. Among the major emerging countries, China had the best returns as the economy grew strongly with the country successfully controlling the coronavirus.

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Data Sources: MSCI. Data for individual countries from 2000 through 2001 came from MSCI Price Indices, which measure market price performance only.

Source: Lazard Asset Management

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  • iShares MSCI India ETF  (INDA)
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