Five emerging market views on Mexican elections
Mexico is set to lurch to the left when it goes to the polls this weekend with populist Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known by his nickname Amlo, the front runner in the presidential elections. Five managers weigh in on what Mexico’s politics mean for emerging market investors.
Why Aviva’s target return fund misses the target
While the AIMS Target Return Fund has delivered its volatility pledge, barely budging in reaction to China growth fears in 2015 and 2016, or to Brexit and the election of Donald Trump as president of the US, it has missed its return target by a significant amount.
Why India is the top EM pick
India has a big demographic story, which is among the reasons why it stands out for us, and why it is the largest single country overweight within our emerging markets (EM) equity allocation, says Jaisal Pastakia, investment manager, Heartwood Investment Management.
China quadruples mainland-Hong Kong trading scheme quotas
China’s securities regulator has announced a four-fold increase in the daily trading quotas for Stock Connect, the programme that links the Shanghai and Shenzen stock exchanges with their Hong Kong counterpart.
Analysis 22 Mar 18
How to navigate the passives surge in EM equities
As cumulative flows into emerging market passive funds surpass active alternatives investors should seek opportunities further down the market-cap scale, Aviva Investors head of emerging markets and Asia Pacific Will Ballard argues.