Tag: Emerging Market

Rethinking Risk Management

Rethinking Risk Management

Proactive approach to risk will protect squeezed returns in emerging markets Back in February the Institute of International Finance forecast another disappointing year for capital flows into developing economies. They cited the continuing retreat of foreign investors from China, ambiguity of the […]

Emerging Markets Cycle

Emerging Markets Cycle

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Equity Short Biased Hedge Funds Down 11% YTD

Equity Short Biased Hedge Funds Down 11% YTD

Hedge funds ended their five-month winning streak, down 0.19%1 for June based on preliminary numbers for the month. The average return of the Eurekahege Hedge Fund Index was drawn into negative territory in June as developed market mandates underperformed their […]

Ideas For A Better Emerging Market Portfolio

Ideas For A Better Emerging Market Portfolio

Larry Swedroe had a couple posts (see here & here) this week on emerging markets, and why they are important components of well-diversified portfolios.  The main points that Mr. Swedroe makes is that investors should not give up on emerging market equities because […]

Emerging-Market Superstars: Hidden In Plain Sight

Emerging-Market Superstars: Hidden In Plain Sight

Great companies can come from anywhere, and emerging markets have more than their fair share. We’ve identified three megatrends we expect to give birth to tomorrow’s superstars—and that no globally inclined portfolio should be without. The case for emerging equities […]