Investment Adventures in Emerging Markets

Global Flight to Safety Weighed on Emerging Markets in the First Quarter
Perspective

Global Flight to Safety Weighed on Emerging Markets in the First Quarter

The Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity team offers an overview of how the coronavirus has impacted emerging markets over the past month, and shares their latest outlook.

Seizing Opportunities in Emerging Market Small Caps
Asia

Seizing Opportunities in Emerging Market Small Caps

Some market challenges facing emerging market small-cap stocks, according to our Vikas Chiranewal and Krzysztof Musialik.

Navigating Emerging Markets During Uncertain Times: This Too Shall Pass
Perspective

Navigating Emerging Markets During Uncertain Times: This Too Shall Pass

Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity’s Andrew Ness still thinks there’s underlying long-term potential in emerging markets. He shares the specifics of what he’s on the lookout for as an investor in this highly uncertain period—which eventually will pass.

China Uses the Appropriate Tools in Its Kit—What’s Next for Chinese Equities?
Asia

China Uses the Appropriate Tools in Its Kit—What’s Next for Chinese Equities?

What could a recovery look like for Chinese equities? Thoughts from Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity’s Michael Lai.

PODCAST: Perspective on China and Emerging Markets: Recovery Begins
Asia

PODCAST: Perspective on China and Emerging Markets: Recovery Begins

While the United States and Europe are just starting to feel the economic impacts of the coronavirus, China is starting to recover. In our latest podcast, Manraj Sekhon, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity offers some perspective from Asia and where potential investment opportunities may be found in emerging markets.

The Oil Price Plunge and Emerging Markets Impact
MENA

The Oil Price Plunge and Emerging Markets Impact

Falling oil prices can be a double-edged sword in terms of economic impact: welcomed by consumers, but not by producers. Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity’s Bassel Khatoun shares his thoughts on the impact of lower oil prices on emerging market economies and some considerations for investors.

Equity Markets Hit by Global Spread of Coronavirus in February
Asia

Equity Markets Hit by Global Spread of Coronavirus in February

Our Emerging Markets Equity team examines the impact of the spread of coronavirus across emerging market economies during the month of February. 

Why the MENA Region Can Survive US/China Trade Disputes
MENA Region

Why the MENA Region Can Survive US/China Trade Disputes

As the world focuses on US/China trade spats, our on-the-ground team sees opportunities emerging in the MENA region.

A Multi-Asset Approach to Assessing Risk and Opportunity in Emerging Markets
Perspective

A Multi-Asset Approach to Assessing Risk and Opportunity in Emerging Markets

While there are a number of uncertainties in the global economy today, many investors may not realize the depth and breadth of potential opportunities emerging markets still offer—on both the equity and fixed income side. Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions’ Subash Pillai outlines the team’s approach to risk management when it comes to emerging market investing, noting that not all countries in this category should be viewed through the same lens.

Fears Over Virus Outbreak Curb Investor Optimism in January
Asia

Fears Over Virus Outbreak Curb Investor Optimism in January

Our emerging markets equity team looks at news and events shaping emerging market performances in January, from coronavirus fears to trade to Middle East tensions.

India Budget 2020: A Step in the Right Direction, but a Push Is Needed
Asia

India Budget 2020: A Step in the Right Direction, but a Push Is Needed

As investors digest the latest takeaways from the 2020 India budget, here’s our breakdown of the impact it could have on India’s economy.

Opportunities on the African Continent – A Balancing Act
Perspective

Opportunities on the African Continent – A Balancing Act

It would be remiss to paint the African continent with one brush, according to Danesh Ranchhod.