Emerging Markets

03DEC 2018

Economic Views

Trump-Xi trade truce: what next?

Quickview: The trade truce between the US and China is a positive outcome, but we expect hostilities to resume later next year.

NOVEMBER

07NOV 2018

Equities

How emerging markets have changed over the past 20 years

We review the evolution of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index and consider the emerging countries to watch for the future.

OCTOBER

29OCT 2018

Economic Views

Brazil backs Bolsanaro: what next?

Despite his controversial reputation, Jair Bolsanaro’s victory in the Brazilian election has been greeted with investor optimism. But the real test is yet to come – particularly regarding the crucial topic of pension reform.

19OCT 2018

Economic Views

China’s growth surprise is just the start

With the impact of tariffs yet to show up in the data, and the looming threat of a property slowdown, the larger-than-expected slowdown in Chinese growth is a taste of things to come.

10OCT 2018

Multi-Asset

Politics and portfolios: how investors are adapting to a new normal

Politics is moving markets like never before. So how are fund managers adjusting?

05OCT 2018

Economic Views

Why India’s central bank may have made a mistake

We don’t find the reasoning behind the Indian central bank’s decision to leave rates on hold particularly persuasive.

04OCT 2018

Equities

Why Brazil’s election is so important

Brazil’s election looks set to be one of the closest in decades. We explain what is at stake and why Brazilian financial markets are so volatile.

SEPTEMBER

28SEP 2018

Fixed Income

Troubled Argentina turns a corner

Market sentiment towards Argentina is likely to improve after a landmark week which should bring greater clarity on the country’s outlook.

26SEP 2018

Equities

Five charts that explain the case for emerging markets

For those investors unfamiliar with emerging markets, it’s important to understand some key facts about risks and rewards, as well as their sheer importance in the world economy.

AUGUST

31AUG 2018

Economic Views

India reaffirms status as the fastest growing major economy in the world

Quickview: Although flattering, the latest GDP data highlights the Indian economy’s resilience against the economic concerns emanating from China.