Investment Adventures in Emerging Markets

US-Led Trade Dispute Could Present Opportunities in Emerging-Market Stocks
Asia

US-Led Trade Dispute Could Present Opportunities in Emerging-Market Stocks

“Much discussion has been devoted to the escalating United States-China trade dispute as of late, as both sides threaten tariffs on products ranging from pork to aircrafts… But despite the tit-for-tat measures we’ve seen between United States President Donald Trump and Chinese officials, we don’t think this war of words will affect China in the long term.” - Sukumar Rajah, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity

ASEAN’s Golden Anniversary
History

ASEAN’s Golden Anniversary

"The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (known as ASEAN) celebrated its 50-year anniversary in early August. I think ASEAN can continue to see progress as these economies continue to grow, and we welcome the opportunity to unlock investment opportunities there." - Mark Mobius

Malaysia’s Crisis of Confidence
Perspective

Malaysia’s Crisis of Confidence

While fiscal prudence and stronger commodity prices should help the country, one could argue that Malaysia will need to restore the confidence of its people in its government and of foreign investors in its markets to truly get back on track.

Addressing Investor Concerns after Heightened Volatility

Addressing Investor Concerns after Heightened Volatility

Spotlight on Southeast Asia

Spotlight on Southeast Asia