Portfolio Manager Daniel Graña explains that in light of the retreat from further global economic integration, reformist policies and value-added services are likely to become future drivers of emerging market growth and investment returns.
Geopolitics are often an important consideration when investing in emerging market (EM) stocks, the upcoming US election included. But regardless of who takes the White House in November, the next administration is likely to continue down a path of deglobalization, with important considerations for EM investors, says Emerging Market Equity Portfolio Manager Daniel Graña.
Daniel Graña and Matthew Culley from the Emerging Market Equity Team explain the importance of examining each emerging country individually to determine how they are likely to weather the COVID-19 storm, and why some of these countries are likely on the cusp of a transition toward more value-added growth drivers.
In this video update, Daniel Graña, Emerging Market Equity Portfolio Manager, believes that not all countries within the asset class should be treated the same and highlights South Africa as a case in point.
Daniel Graña, Emerging Market Equity Portfolio Manager, believes that it is critical to have many lenses through which to identify the most compelling investment opportunities and highlights the importance of country analysis in emerging markets.
In this article, portfolio manager Aneet Chachra considers the potential benefits of a simple tactical allocation model based on trailing relative returns when looking at US vs emerging markets, and the importance of moving quickly when making investment decisions.
In this video, China equities portfolio manager May Ling Wee shares the reasons why despite a slowing economy, geopolitical adversity and ratcheting down of global growth expectations, there is evidence that China can weather the turmoil. May Ling also discusses sectors that are offering attractive investment opportunities.
Jennifer James, portfolio manager within the Global Bonds Team, discusses the fallout from the shock primary election results in Argentina in August, exploring what this might mean for Argentina’s asset markets and other emerging economies.
The sudden rise of populist presidential candidate Alberto Fernández shook the Argentine markets and raised alarm bells among global bond investors. Portfolio Manager Seth Meyer discusses the lessons this volatility raises for bond investors, reminding them of the importance of trying to balance income and total return.