emerging markets

Stick with emerging markets despite dips

Being an investor in emerging markets can feel like riding an endless roller coaster at times; there are some terrific highs followed by hair-raising drops.

The past two years has perfectly encapsulated what it is like to invest in emerging markets.

Has the emerging market rally fizzled out?

Emerging markets have come under heavy selling pressure since the start of May. Sparked by a strong US dollar, international investors have been rotating out of emerging market equities, bonds and currencies. 

Certain countries have suffered more than others. Argentina and Turkey saw their currencies hit the hardest, prompting the former to raise interest rates to 40 per cent to try and stem the tide.