Frontier Market Equities
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.
Frontier markets – is it still an asset class?
With a string of countries having been promoted from frontier markets to emerging market status by index provider MSCI in recent years, investors need to ask themselves the question: are frontier markets still a viable asset class? And if they aren’t, is that actually a problem?
Pakistan returns to MSCI emerging markets index with a bump
With more of a shudder than a surge, Pakistan formally returned to the MSCI emerging markets index on Wednesday after nine years as a frontier market, a day after foreign investors sold up in the biggest net outflow since July 2013.
Griffon Capital launches Iran flagship fund
Iran-focused asset management and private equity group Griffon Capital is quick to take advantage of the lifting of sanctions on Iran. It has launched the Cayman Island-domiciled Griffon Iran Flagship Fund to tap into Iran’s public equity market.