Emerging markets were once a major investment and were on the path to convergence with developed markets. Unlock the latest insights from the FT to see how the markets have evolved since the 1990s
When China entered the World Trade Organisation in 2001, emerging markets (EMs) became a hotbed of investment. The view was that this paved the way to convergence between the developed and emerging markets – but has that view stood the test of time?
In this FT article from Jonathan Wheatley, Editor at EM Squared, discover why investors turned to emerging markets during the early 1990s to enjoy strong returns and faster growth, and how that’s changed today.
Download this free FT article today for a detailed look at how investment opportunities in emerging markets have lost their momentum and, in turn, their appeal to veteran investors.
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