Understand emerging markets opportunities and the American Century advantage.
By Patricia Ribeiro & Nathan Chaudoin - October 2018
It has been a tough year for emerging markets (EM). Financial headlines tell the story:
After years of historically low market volatility, investors viewed the recent turbulence as an opportunity to seek profits after EM equities (MSCI Emerging Markets Index) had almost doubled since 2016. This combination weighed heavily on emerging markets in the third quarter, sending the Index down approximately 13% (through October 22) since the high point earlier this year.
Notes from the Global Growth Equity Desk
Learn about why we believe global small caps offer diversification and performance potential.
Despite the fears gripping emerging markets, we see attractive opportunities for long-term investors.
Learn why we believe small-cap stocks can provide portfolio diversification and performance potential.
Consider current conditions as short-term difficulties and remain focused on the longer-term positive outlook for the region.
2018 may have been difficult for emerging markets, but Sr. Portfolio Manager Patricia Ribeiro has three reasons to look forward to a better 2019.
January 8, 2019
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