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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On The Lost Decade Of The BRICs

The BRIC countries were hyped to be the top investment destination before the Global Financial Crisis. As the craze for emerging markets soared Wall Street came up with a nice-sounding term BRIC to denote the next emerging countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China. The simple catch phrase caught on and investors couldn’t get enough …

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