What is an Emerging Market?

In 1988 there were just 10 emerging markets – representing 1% of the total value of shares available to private investors. Today there are 24

Emma Wall 11 June, 2018 | 7:07AM
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This article is part of Your Guide to Emerging Markets. All this week, we are focusing on emerging markets, sharing their potential pitfalls – and where you can make a pretty penny.

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There are currently 24 emerging markets as identified by indexer MSCI: Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Qatar, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
ASI Emerging Markets Equity A Acc914.52 GBP-0.20Rating
Baillie Gifford Emerging Mkts Gr A Acc920.19 GBP-0.98Rating
Stewart Inv Global Emerg Mkts A GBP Acc7.86 GBP0.59Rating

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Emma Wall  is former Senior International Editor for Morningstar