Emerging Markets 2018 Outlook: Will EM Continue to Outperform?

By Patricia Ribeiro - January 24, 2018

The American Century emerging markets team ended 2017 in good spirits because the strategy had a fantastic year. It was a year in which everything came together—including economic improvements and valuations. And our research points to 2018 being another year of positive performance, although perhaps on a smaller scale than what we saw last year. In 2017, everything moved in markets. It was, categorically, a good year. But in 2018, I see success driven by stock selection and choosing stocks that outperform the market.

Watch the video below to hear what emerging markets I have my sights set on, and what industries currently pique my interest.

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      International investing involves special risks, such as political instability and currency fluctuations. Investing in emerging markets may accentuate these risks.

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