Emerging economies

Hugh Young on how he has revamped Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus

The manager sums up the trusts objectives as he explains that we just want nice little businesses run by ho

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How Abenomics is bearing fruit in Japan and how investors can profit

Japan’s stockmarket returns have lagged those of the other major economies, but that shouldn’t blind investors to the stock-specific opportunities on offer.

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What can investors expect from India’s Modi operandi?

Narendra Modi’s election win has reinforced optimism about the Indian economy’s potential to grow and the efficacy of his reforms. However, investors seeking to benefit will have to be patient.

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Tactical Asset Allocator: lessons learnt from investing in ‘star’ economies

As we bid farewell to this portfolio, we reflect on the fortunes of a key theme in the portfolio and flag up macro risks that investors will need to keep an eye on.

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Why the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative matters to the everyday investor

The brainchild of Xi Jinping, Chinas ambitious infrastructure project gives private investors an array of opportunities, argues Gregory Perdon.

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Investment trusts with plenty of potential for adventurous investors

Although trusts focused on the Asia Pacific region are likely to be hit by slowing growth, there are still opportunities up for grabs.

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What does the future hold for the Brics?

The Brics started strongly, but how are they faring? Lionel Kruger examines the five emerging market economies.

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Tactical Asset Allocator: China powerhouse offers pocket of opportunity

The US market looks overcooked, while other developed markets as a whole have been under the weather of late. However, Ceri Jones sees a pocket of opportunity.

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Over the past decade dividends in this part of the world have trebled

Shareholder remuneration has historically been low on the list of priorities for companies in the region.

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