Despite all the doom and gloom in Emerging Markets and the trends on performance relative to G3 markets EM-Asia has outperformed
The Emerging Money EM FX Basket (EMFXB) is a GDP weighted index comprised of the eight most volatile primary currencies in EM.
Those EM “have’s” with exposure to either falling commodities, current account issues, political turmoil, or all of the above, are taking down all EM countries, even those who do not have (“have not”) the same exposure to such factors.
EM down 5% since the surprise China PMI contracting print.
On Tuesday I will do a piece on CNBC Street Signs (2pm) on investing in Mexico as we cover overall investing in the “MINTs” (Mexico, Indonesia Nigeria, Turkey). Mexico is your safest bet.
Big outflow last week of $-2.2 billion after a week of strong flows $1.9 billion the week before. What I am seeing today and over last few days in ETF land is that investors are allocating to emerging markets away from domestic markets.
What’s Going On?
Why the “dirty laundry” in emerging markets this year versus developed markets which have soared?
The state-owned, semi-privatized Telkom Indonesia (TLK, quote) is the largest telecommunications company in Indonesia, which is the world’s largest Muslim country, and the fourth most populous country in the world with nearly 240 million people. Here are five reasons why your Telkom Indonesia investment could pay off.
A recent article in Foreign Policy Magazine asked whether or not the BRICS nations are the future of the global economy. While the article acknowledges that they do in fact “matter” the implication for emerging market investors today is, as always, to properly set future expectations for returns from investments in these other emerging markets in the future.