Is the EM correction becoming a bear market?

A reversal of trend in the US dollar has intensified the effects of US monetary tightening on emerging markets, causing a sharp sell-off in EM bonds. Further, it has exacerbated weakness in those emerging markets seen as most vulnerable to funding pressure and deterioration in risk appetite. The obvious question now is whether the correction […]

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Preferred emerging markets – May

Let’s review the performance of my emerging market portfolio to end-April. My EM allocation is based on a GARP approach — Growth at A Reasonable Price. I update the allocation every six months. If you want to know how I select emerging markets portfolio please refer to this post. Here is the year-to-date performance of the […]

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How I invest in emerging markets

This post explains how I select emerging markets for my global portfolio.  My selection process employs a GARP approach — Growth at A Reasonable Price. Basically, I like to invest in markets that have above average growth potential but are trading at below average valuations. Currently, I update the allocation every six months. From the outset […]

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