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Guess what? China is back

We regularly compare the nations of China, Brazil, South Korea, Taiwan, South Africa, Russia, India, Mexico, Malaysia and Indonesia against the broader Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF (VWO, quote) to see where momentum is picking up and where it lags. The following is an assessment of six country ETFs that are showing strong outperformance potential relative to broader emerging markets.

BRICs Charts China ETFs

South Africa questions need for central bank to fight inflation

Like many emerging markets, South Africa is struggling to find an equilibrium between taming inflation and bolstering growth. After the latest inflation numbers came in at 6.3%, higher than the central bank’s target range, pundits have started to question the appropriateness of the Reserve Bank’s price stability mandate with some calling for a constitutional amendment to scrap said mandate.

Africa Currencies Middle East & Africa Rand