Emerging Markets

2019 Midyear Insights: Emerging Markets Fight Through Volatility and Headlines

In 2019, we are seeing emerging markets investors focusing more on the bottom up—for stocks that will outperform—and less on just headline news.

Strong Rebound for Emerging Markets

A change in Federal Reserve policy was beneficial for emerging markets. Find out where Sr. Portfolio Manager Patricia Ribeiro has seen positive shifts.

Emerging Markets Have Hit It Out of the Park Recently

A fund's batting average is a measure of consistency—the periods of a manager's outperformance divided by the total number of periods.

Emerging Markets Debt: On the Heels of a Goldilocks Year

Will 2018 be another positive year for Emerging Market Debt? VP & Sr. Emerging Market Debt Portfolio Manager Marge Karner believes the landscape looks constructive, but there are potential concerns about complacency and valuations becoming stretched.

Emerging Markets 2018 Outlook: Will EM Continue to Outperform?

In 2017 emerging markets came back strong from depressed levels. We think stock selection may play a bigger role in 2018.

Emerging Markets: Not a One-Size-Fits-All Approach

Portfolio manager Patricia Ribeiro takes an active approach when evaluating the 24 diverse countries of the emerging markets universe.

Emerging Markets Debt: A Return to Normal

Sr. Portfolio Manager Margé Karner sees attractive options for active managers headed into the second half of 2018, despite volatility.

Emerging Markets: Beyond Tariffs and Trade Wars

Going into second quarter, VP & Sr. Emerging Markets Portfolio Manager Patricia Ribeiro looks at the potential effect of a trade war with Mexico.

An Attractive Emerging Markets Picture

What, if anything, worries emerging markets portfolio manager Patricia Ribeiro about the future performance of emerging markets?

Emerging Markets Equity: Are We in for a Rebound?

2018 may have been difficult for emerging markets, but Sr. Portfolio Manager Patricia Ribeiro has three reasons to look forward to a better 2019.

Emerging Market Stocks: Have They Hit Bottom?

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.

Volatility Revisits Emerging Markets

Client Portfolio Manager Nathan Chaudoin provides a unique look beyond the headlines at emerging markets' still-solid fundamentals.

10 Things Investors Should Know about the China A Market

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.

Tariffs and Trade Wars: How Will Emerging Markets Fare?

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.

Reports of the Death of Emerging Markets Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Nine months ago, investors anticipated challenges for emerging markets. Turns out, there were reasons to be optimistic.

A Tough Year: 2018 Emerging Markets Performance

While last year's market environment was challenging, learn why we believe it led to opportunities in 2019.

Asset TV MASTERCLASS: International Investing - November 2018

As emerging markets continues to drive global growth, it's clear that individual EM companies have a lot to offer - you just have to know where to find them.

Emerging Markets Shake-Up

Emerging markets (EM) are grabbing headlines in this time of heightened global market volatility. The latest turmoil remains limited to only a few developing countries, but media reports are fanning fears of contagion. We believe these fears are unfounded.

Emerging Markets Rally: Room to Grow?

Learn why we believe there may still be opportunities in EM, and why investors should consider making emerging markets a strategic part of a diversified portfolio.

Urbanization is Changing the Face of Emerging Markets

Today, the massive population shifts from rural to urban areas is transforming the economies of many of the world’s emerging markets.

Asset TV MASTERCLASS: Insights and Expectations for 2019

Three of the finest at American Century will discuss how they've managed their specific areas of expertise throughout all of it and what they see on the horizon in 2019.

Why Allocate to Emerging Markets Equities

Our analysis shows a compelling case to consider a strategic allocation to emerging markets equities in both equity-only and balanced portfolios, with potential benefits for both short- and long-term investors.

Don't Overlook the Long-Term Case for Emerging Markets

Global trade wars, higher U.S. interest rates, and a stronger U.S. dollar combined to send emerging markets toward bear market territory.

Recent Setbacks in Emerging Markets

Consider current conditions as short-term difficulties and remain focused on the longer-term positive outlook for the region.

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    2019 Midyear Insights: Emerging Markets Fight Through Volatility and Headlines

    In 2019, we are seeing emerging markets investors focusing more on the bottom up—for stocks that will outperform—and less on just headline news.

    Emerging Markets Equity: Are We in for a Rebound?

    2018 may have been difficult for emerging markets, but Sr. Portfolio Manager Patricia Ribeiro has three reasons to look forward to a better 2019.

    Emerging Market Stocks: Have They Hit Bottom?

    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.

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