Emerging economies

Coronavirus outbreak resulted in rocky start to the year for China equity funds

Tom Bailey considers how the outbreak has affected China-focused equity funds, areas that may benefit, and panic-selling.

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The pros and cons of investing in frontier markets

We look at the worlds younger markets, and the realistic investment timeframes.

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When will Terry Smith’s Fundsmith Emerging Equities Trust find its FEET?

Performance at the trust has underwhelmed. Tom Bailey explains how the two new managers plan to revamp the portfolio.

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How funds have fared since the outbreak of coronavirus

With much of China’s economy in shutdown, companies across Asia have had to suspend operations.

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Chinese stocks suffer their worst day in almost five years

Despite attempts by the Chinese authorities to prop up prices, the market saw its worst day since August 2015, closing almost 8% down.

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Coronavirus and the impact on global stock markets

John Redwood comments on the outbreak of the virus in China and its effect on global markets.

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Corporate governance in emerging markets is on a positive trajectory

There have been improvements in corporate governance in a number of emerging markets, but it remains a work in progress.

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Investing in China: five fund picks for the Year of the White Rat

Adrian Lowcock, head of personal investing at Willis Owen, analyses the outlook for investing in China in 2020 and gives five ideas for investors to take advantage of the world’s second largest economy.

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Why emerging market equities are predicted to trounce US equity returns in the 2020s

Research Affiliates argues that there is little room for US equity prices to rise from where they currently are.

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