Relative to weightings in the Global MSCI EM Index, there are countries that are hot and some that are not, and it’s not all based on fundamentals. We care because hot markets have priced in good news and cold markets may offer opportunities once a catalyst changes sentiment.
As Emerging Markets push near one year highs, we wanted to refresh our core views on markets, outlook and risks.
Today, we update our Emerging Money Frontier Index (EMFI) for investors on the site.
The South African ZAR breaks to 4yr lows as banking sector under pressure and threat of rate cuts comes as inflation plummets for this commodity dependent economy.
Coca Cola – Hellenic Bottling Company (HBC) acknowledge some issues/risk doing business in emerging markets in a statement to investors. Specifically Coca Cola indicated the risk in doing business in Russia is now at the same level of risk as in Nigeria.
The Gold price and the share prices of gold miners have been under heavy pressure, with miners in a deep, deep funk. Let’s discuss.