The people living in emerging markets represent 87% of the world population, yet only 45% of the global consumer spend, meaning there is the potential for further growth. Currently global investment markets don’t reflect the economic potential that is on offer. We believe emerging markets are well positioned as a good source of potential long-term returns.
Past performance is not a guide to future performance and may not be repeated. The value of investments and the income from them may go down as well as up and investors may not get back the amounts originally invested. Exchange rate changes may cause the value of any overseas investments to rise or fall.
Emerging markets generally carry greater political, legal, counterparty and operational risk.
*Source: Schroders as at 30 September 2019
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