Investment Adventures in Emerging Markets

MENA Fixed Income: Four Things That Are Top of Mind
MENA Region

MENA Fixed Income: Four Things That Are Top of Mind

What should investors consider when looking at MENA fixed income? Franklin Templeton’s Dino Kronfol shares four things that are at the top of his mind at the moment.

Central Banks and Stock Markets: a BOJ Case Study
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Central Banks and Stock Markets: a BOJ Case Study

As many investors around the world are searching for yield in an environment of low or negative interest rates, emerging-market equities and debt have been attracting investor dollars. The money central banks are providing is flowing out into markets globally, and emerging markets in general continue to offer a more compelling growth story than developed markets.

Negative Interest Rates: Not Without Consequences
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Negative Interest Rates: Not Without Consequences

The lower and lower interest rates a number of central banks are introducing in an effort to boost economic growth simply haven’t been working to accomplish that in a meaningful way.