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.

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.

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.

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.

COVID-19 Changes Will Affect Emerging Markets Investment Opportunities Beyond Technology

New investment opportunities in emerging markets (EM) are resulting from the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on consumer behavior.

The Advantage of an Active Approach in Emerging Markets

We believe active managers are well positioned to exploit inherent inefficiencies in emerging markets.

Asset TV MASTERCLASS: Insights and Expectations for 2020

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 2020.

U.N. Sustainable Development Goals Present Opportunities in Emerging Markets

By investing with the intention of helping to advance the Sustainable Development Goals, you can play a critical role in creating a more inclusive society.

The Importance of SDG Investing in Emerging Markets

Learn why we believe investors may achieve alpha with impact without compromising solid returns.

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 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.

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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.

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