Emerging Market Equities
China A-shares pick of the litter for European investors
In the year of the dog shares of companies based on the Chinese mainland are set to emerge as leaders of the pack for investors in China as the world’s second largest economy enters the MSCI Emerging Markets Index in May. But European investors have already begun to move.
Is now the right time to head to frontier markets?
After several tough years, things have been looking more positive for investors in emerging markets over the last couple of years, with the region outperforming its developed market peers in both 2016 and 2017.
Lack of commissions to extend 2017’s ETP rebound in Europe
Flows into European equity exchange traded products (ETP) rebounded in 2017, after an annus horribilis in 2016, and the trend is set to continue thanks to MiFID II’s transparency requirements in 2018, according to reports.
Nordic fund selectors look to Asia, GEM over European equities
Demand for European equities is the lowest from Nordic fund selectors as they turn their interest towards Asia and emerging markets, according to Expert Investor.
Mobius to retire from Franklin Templeton after 30 years
Emerging markets pioneer Mark Mobius will be stepping down as executive chairman of the Templeton Emerging Markets Group (TEMG) and formally retire from Franklin Templeton on 31 January.
Morgan Stanley IM offers China A-shares access in new Sicav
Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) is to offer access to its well-established China A-shares fund through a Luxembourg-domiciled Sicav.