Global Market Strategist for Touchstone Investments Richard “Crit” Thomas, CFA, CAIA wrote an article for Investment News, a financial professional industry news publication, in its June 1 issue.
His article on active management opportunities in emerging markets focuses on trends driven by the rise in consumer and business income in emerging market countries. The expansion of the middle class is creating an environment for potential sustainable growth and competitive advantages for some companies. For those looking to capitalize on these developments, consider an active strategy that is supported by research and evaluation.
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Investing in equities, including international, emerging and frontier market equities are subject to market volatility and loss. They also carry the associated risks of economic and political instability, market liquidity, currency volatility and differences in accounting standards. The risks associated with investing in international markets are magnified in emerging markets and frontier markets.