The one emerging market worth looking at?

20 min Read Published: 24 Sep 2015

It's a brave person that invests in emerging markets right now. The chart below shows how emerging equities have performed versus their developed word counterparts in recent history.

Emerging market equities vs developed world equities over the last 10 years

 

emerging markets vs developed world

 

Emerging market equities vs developed world equities over the last 5 years

 

Developed equities vs emerging market equities over 5 years

 

Emerging market equities vs developed world equities over the last year

 

developed equities vs emerging equities over 1 year

 

 

A year or so ago, if you had asked a bunch of investment commentators to pick a long term investment play most of them would have picked funds with an emerging market bias. If you consider the long term fundamentals of emerging markets the argument for investing in them stacks up.

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