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.
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