Emerging Markets

See a List of the Best Vanguard Funds to Buy for International Stocks

<b>Vanguard International Explorer</b> (VINEX): Vanguard's VINEX is a good fit for investors looking for an aggressive mix of non-U.S. stocks, primarily in …

Investing

Top Bond Guru Pulls Back From Brazil and Heads to Africa

One of the top investors in emerging-market bonds is putting his money in Africa.<p>Stone Harbor Investment Partners’s Jim Craige, who manages the …

Business

In charts: if you own shares in these world markets for five years, what's the chance of a loss?

A long time horizon is considered a necessity for anyone investing in stocks, but how long do you need to stay invested to reduce as far as possible the chance of a loss? And how does this differ by market?<p>Our analysis - based on returns over a range of timed periods between 1972 and 2017 - shows …

Investing

FEO - Good Fund, Questionable Coverage, Currently Expensive

FEO is a closed-end fund sponsored by First Trust, seeking a high total return through Emerging Markets investments.<p>The fund currently yields a 8.22% …

Investing

Why Emerging Markets Aren't Too Hot to Handle

It’s been a hot year for emerging-market investments. With the U.S. Federal Reservereaffirming its plans for rising rates, that might be cause for nerves. But the thing investors need to remember is just how long emerging markets spent out in the cold.<p>The gains in 2017 are remarkable. The MSCI …

Economy

News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

Why Emerging Markets Aren't Too Hot to Handle<p>The Fed's apparent desire to push on with tightening policy may give emerging markets a pause. But if global growth continues, then a pause is all it should be.<p>India, Indonesia Bonds: The Latest Emerging-Market Darlings<p>Investors are rushing into the bond …

Economy

Emerging Markets Lose Ground; Korea & Latin America Funds Fall

North Korea says President Trump’s latest comments about the country are a declaration of war and election results in Germany have sparked renewed …

Latin America

EDITORIAL: Fed tailwinds linger for now

SA has benefited from R63bn of foreign inflows into its bond markets in the year to date<p>This time, it has been nothing like the "taper tantrum" of …

Economy

Big-Name Investors Are Dumping Popular ETFs -- Here Are 3 ETFs They Buy Instead

While investor sentiment continues to hit all-time highs, there’s a growing chorus of professional money managers expressing caution about the stock market.<p>This disconnect between professional and individual investors is clear when looking at ETF flows. Since 2008, $2.8 trillion has flowed into …

Investing

5 Things to Watch in Emerging Markets This Week

As was noted by the folks at <i>Asia Stocks to Watch</i> earlier today, economic data from China, South Korea and Singapore and a central bank rate decision …

Economy

Where EM investors can avoid the crowds

Investors have been returning to emerging markets as wider risk appetite has risen this year.<p>There have been eye-catching gains: MSCI’s wide-ranging …

Markets

Fed and North Korea put emerging markets on track for weekly loss

LONDON (Reuters) - A renewed flare-up of tensions between Pyongyang and Washington put emerging markets on track for weekly losses, adding to falls …

North Korea

Twitter testing data-friendly ‘Lite’ version of its app

Twitter has started testing the Lite version of its Android app that’s aimed at emerging markets. As confirmed to <i>TechCrunch</i>, Twitter Lite is currently only available in the Philippines, with the company still evaluating whether or not to release it in other markets in the near future.<p>The …

Technology

Why Emerging Markets Have Upside: Alibaba, China & Fintech

Emerging markets may be poised for significant outperformance over the next two years as Chinese internet technology expands to the smartphone and …

China

Modi taking tough, but right steps; 5.7% growth still good: JPMorgan Chase CEO

<i>Image: Dylan Martinez / Reuters​</i><p>In an exclusive interview to CNBC-TV18, JPMorgan Chase's chairman and CEO talks about global markets in the face of a …

Economy

Emerging Markets May Be Due for Their Comeback

We're at the beginning of a turning point in the cycle where this asset class outperforms U.S. shares.<p>Emerging-market stocks are quietly having a huge year. Through mid-September the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, known as EEM, is up more than 31 percent, outpacing gains in both U.S. and …

Investing

Why India and China May Be The Solution To The World's Fast Fashion Crisis

Consumers these days are no longer strangers to the dark underbelly of the $3 trillion fashion industry. The textile and garment industry, second only to oil in its polluting effects, has been criticized for its labor standards, hazardous chemicals, and greenhouse gas and waste production.<p>Fast …

Entrepreneurship

How to invest in the ‘New China’

Two years ago, Chinese stock markets sent tremors around the globe. Share prices tumbled as traders fretted about the growth prospects of world’s …

China

Emerging Markets In The Digital Age

<i>My colleagues and I have been actively speaking about the evolution taking place in many emerging markets over the past few decades. We've seen</i> …

Business

Pimco, BlackRock see multi-year rally for emerging markets

The two-year rally across emerging-market assets is just the beginning, according to some of the world's largest investors.<p>Money managers at shops from Franklin Templeton to BlackRock Inc. are betting that developing-nation stocks and bonds will continue to appreciate in the months and years ahead …

Economy

Emerging markets poised to lead pack on renewable energy

Emerging markets are set to eclipse developed nations next year in their capacity to generate wind and solar power as equipment costs fall and the …

Renewable Energy

5 Emerging-Markets Funds That Are Crushing U.S. Stocks

Emerging markets are taking off in 2017. The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM), which serves as a popular proxy for emerging-markets investors, …

Personal Finance

Active Traders Focus Attention on Emerging Markets | Investopedia

North American investors have started adjusting their investment allocation in favor of emerging markets in recent months in hopes of profiting from …

Trading

U.S. Money is Pouring Into Asian Hedge Funds

After a long absence, global investors are pouring money into hedge funds that focus on China, India and other emerging markets, with much of the cash flood originating in the U.S.<p>Asian hedge fund managers have increased their assets under management by $13.6 billion this year through the end of …

Finance

Emerging Markets Bonds Say Chillax - Bloomberg Gadfly

Early days to call the all-clear but it looks like Janet Yellen's gone and done it. QE is coming to an end with barely a quibble from the markets. …

Economy

Greece ETF: More Frustration or More Rewards? | Investopedia

The Global X MSCI Greece ETF (GREK), the lone exchange-traded fund (ETF) listed in the U.S. tracking Greek stocks, is up almost 23% year to date. …

Economy

Pfizer leads Big Pharma's emerging markets growth as GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly lag

Big Pharma’s businesses in emerging markets grew 6.1% sequentially in the second quarter, the fastest in more than two years, according to a recent …

Markets

The new emerging markets? Report says green finance will become "core element of global capital markets"

Green finance is set to be the new emerging markets for investors, according to a report out today forecasting it will become “a core element of …

Economy

5 High-Yield Bond Funds With Yields Up To 8.2%

Shutterstock<p>When the “Bond God” Jeffrey Gundlach speaks, we income seekers listen. And recently, the preeminent yield guru on the planet shared his favorite stock idea with a private audience.<p>I’ll share the specifics on his recommendation in a moment, including the exact “pair trade” that Gundlach …

Investing

Investors Fleeing Junk Credit See Less Risk in Emerging Markets

Investors tired of the measly returns in junk bonds are shifting their money to emerging-market debt.<p>Funds are flowing into developing-nation assets …

Economy