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Authors:
Dáire Dunne, CFA

Portfolio Manager and Director, Global Multi-Asset Strategies APAC

Simon Henry, CFA

Multi-Asset Analyst

Publication date: Feb 2017

Maximizing the diversification benefits of emerging markets equities

Opportunities and risks | Appears in: Equity, Emerging markets: Active opportunities span asset classes, Emerging markets, Unconstrained

Emerging markets (EM) equities can still offer important diversification benefits, but building diversifying exposure demands a new approach: targeting idiosyncratic not cyclical risk; prioritizing economic exposure not domicile; and weighting by risk not market capitalization. We also believe it’s critical to build an unconstrained yet efficient portfolio around these ideas.