Emerging Markets Exploration

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Outlook: Sequenced Rather Than Synchronized

The American Century Investments® Advantage

Distinct Growth Philosophy – our emerging markets team focuses on identifying companies exhibiting earnings acceleration and sustainability.

Bottom-Up, Fundamental Research – we look for companies that fit our process regardless of their home country. Macroeconomic impact is incorporated into our company analysis.

All-Cap, Pure-Play Approach – we search for the best ideas regardless of market cap, in an effort to broaden the opportunity potential for outperformance while staying true to our mandate of investing in emerging market companies.

We believe that when a company's earnings per share are growing at an increasing rate it represents one of the most important tools in determining a stock's potential to increase in value

Patricia Riberio, Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager

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A Repeatable Process Focused on Exploiting Market Inefficiencies

We believe that focusing on company fundamentals rather than country headlines helps build a high conviction portfolio. It is the market's inefficiency and its slowness to recognize positive inflections points that we believe allows us to find attractive entry and exit points when buying and selling securities.


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Active Management Drives Emerging Market Success

Emerging Markets are a diverse collection of countries, each with their own economic, political and cultural distinctions. These distinctions along with historically low analyst coverage create significant inefficiencies that can be exploited by the right manager.




Latest Insights

Outlook: Sequenced Rather Than Synchronized

As countries emerge from lockdown and vaccinations accelerate, we expect continued improvement in growth in the second half.

Emerging Markets Sustainable Impact Report

Investing for positive impact continues to evolve. It has quickly become a mainstream way to manage risk and uncover opportunities that traditional financial analysis may fail to capture.

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.

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

    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.