Timothy Murray explains why emerging markets are now a different animal from what they were and why this has implications for asset allocators. Read more...
Emerging markets have evolved, and investors now need to look at them through a different lens.
Infrastructure-driven sectors have become much less important drivers of performance, while consumer-oriented sectors have dramatically increased in importance.
For tactical asset allocation purposes, the outlook for commodity prices is still quite important to the relative performance of emerging markets equities, but it is now part of a much broader mosaic of factors.
Partially due to the ongoing trend toward more domestically driven economies, emerging market fundamentals are becoming more impacted by country-specific factors, making broad generalizations about the asset class more and more difficult.
This makes evaluation more complex for tactical asset allocation purposes, but it also means that the alpha potential for active management is higher.
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