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By Patricia Ribeiro - April 4, 2018
Tariffs. Trade wars. Rate hikes. A new Federal Reserve chairman. The past 90 days brought with them more economy-impacting news than any other quarter in nearly a decade.
Beyond the fear-inducing headlines, the challenge for asset managers is to determine how each development might affect markets. In other words, we have to sort through the noise. American Century Investments takes a bottom-up approach, meaning we focus on individual companies first. We don’t ignore macro-economic factors; instead, we investigate the consequences of policy changes on the companies we invest in, or for those we want to invest in.
In this quarter’s outlook, I examine the potential effects of trade wars involving Mexico. Learn more by watching the video below and hear my thoughts on what the next 12 months will likely bring for emerging markets.
A-shares are shares of mainland China-based companies that are traded the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in local currency. The addition of these shares to MSCI's widely followed indexes is expected to spur billions of dollars in foreign investment in the Chinese market.
June 07, 2018
Now more than ever, it is easy to get distracted by daily news flow. Between attention-grabbing headlines and the viral nature of social media, the news can be a lot to absorb. Our Premier Growth strategy team, however, remains focused on investing in competitively advantaged companies.
April 27, 2018
The recent negative equity market response—despite limited economic exposures—reflects how markets are trying to price in the risk of escalated US protectionism, rather than any specific tariff. We believe the steel and aluminum tariffs will have a limited impact on emerging markets.
March 09, 2018
Portfolio manager Patricia Ribeiro takes an active approach when evaluating the 24 diverse countries of the emerging markets universe.
July 06, 2018
While last year's market environment was challenging, learn why we believe it led to opportunities in 2019.
2018 hasn't been kind to emerging markets. Sr. Portfolio Manager Patricia Ribeiro believes fears of contagion, which never materialized, caused the recent volatility. Read why she's still encouraged by opportunities.
October 29, 2018
International investing involves special risks, such as political instability and currency fluctuations.
Investment return and principal value of security investments will fluctuate. The value at the time of redemption may be more or less than the original cost. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
The opinions expressed are those of American Century Investments (or the portfolio manager) and are no guarantee of the future performance of any American Century Investments' portfolio. This material has been prepared for educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide, and should not be relied upon for, investment, accounting, legal or tax advice.