Investment Adventures in Emerging Markets

Blurring the Lines Between Emerging-, Frontier- and Developed-Market Stocks
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Blurring the Lines Between Emerging-, Frontier- and Developed-Market Stocks

We remain convinced that the boundaries of emerging-, frontier- and developed-market stocks will continue to converge and offer investors significant potential opportunities in their portfolios—no matter how they are labeled—in the years to come.

Meet My Team: Dennis Lim
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Meet My Team: Dennis Lim

I like to remind myself that when we make investments in the emerging markets, apart from the goal of helping our investors to realize potential returns, we are also helping to bring development to many of the poorer parts of the world.

How Big Are Emerging Markets?

How Big Are Emerging Markets?

By capturing the impact on effective consumer incomes of the often lower prices for non-traded goods and services found in low-wage economies and avoiding the impact of short-term exchange rate fluctuations due to capital flows, we believe purchasing power parity arguably provides a more accurate picture than market exchange rates of the relative size of different economies.

A Quarter Century of Emerging-Markets Investing

A Quarter Century of Emerging-Markets Investing

I think the welcoming of foreign capital and the trend toward privatization have been key to the growth and development of emerging markets over the past few decades, and one of my biggest fears is the possibility of the door shutting on both in some countries.

Nigeria: An African Giant

Nigeria: An African Giant

The shocking kidnapping of school girls by the Boko Haram, probably designed to embarrass the government at the time of the World Economic Forum, highlighted that Nigeria's path to development will not be an easy one. I don’t believe even such a hideous act of terrorism should dislodge Nigeria’s path to future economic growth.

A Creative Approach to Revitalize South Korea’s Economy

A Creative Approach to Revitalize South Korea’s Economy

In our opinion, the most exciting element in South Korea’s three-year plan lies in the proposals for 'the creative economy,' which entails a set of measures aimed at fostering entrepreneurship and funneling funds toward start-ups.

Examining Companies Through the Lens of ESG

Examining Companies Through the Lens of ESG

We believe companies with strong records of governance today may be better prepared for the future, and thus, may provide a better investment case.

In Service of Emerging Market Consumers

In Service of Emerging Market Consumers

The Templeton Emerging Markets Group has seen growing consumer demand as a key theme in the development of emerging and frontier markets for some time.

Readers’ Questions Answered

Readers’ Questions Answered

Frontier Markets Find Footing

Frontier Markets Find Footing

Many frontier markets are yet to be fully discovered by the investment community, and we believe they represent the next tier of investment opportunities.

China’s Frozen IPO Market Thaws

China’s Frozen IPO Market Thaws

Getting Comfortable With Volatility

Getting Comfortable With Volatility

At Templeton, we’ve repeatedly championed our value-driven philosophy by frequently buying at times others are most pessimistic.