Is Your Emerging Market Fund Getting More Risky?

Several stock markets have been upgraded from frontier status to emerging recently - will this force investors to buy less liquid stocks?

Lena Tsymbaluk 23 October, 2018 | 8:55AM
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The changing number of countries that have a frontier market classification, has had ramifications for how active managers build their portfolios. 

One of the key index providers, MSCI, has made a number of changes in recent years which involved countries such as the UAE and Qatar being promoted to the mainstream MSCI Emerging Market index.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
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BlackRock Frontiers Ord132.52 GBP0.39Rating
Templeton Frontier Markets W(acc)USD17.34 USD0.26Rating

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