Identifying the Emerging Markets Worth Your Cash

Not all emerging markets have the same prospects - those that have performed well over the past decade may not necessarily outperform over the next 10 years

Emma Wall 10 November, 2014 | 3:34PM

This article is part of the Morningstar's Guide to Emerging Market Investing. Click here to find out just what an emerging market is and which hold the potential to grow exponentially - boosting your investment portfolio.

Emerging markets should be renamed diverging markets, as they are increasingly uncorrelated. From 2003 to 2008 Asian, Eastern European and South American indices moved almost as one – climbing upwards thanks to strong export markets and rising commodity prices.

But following the global recession the drivers of this bull market have come undone, prompting Baillie Gifford fund manager Roderick Snell to award them the new moniker of diverging markets.

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Emma Wall  is former Senior International Editor for Morningstar

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