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The benefits of diversification into Emerging Markets Equities
The Emerging View
30 April 2013
In the 1980s, the term ‘Emerging Markets’ was first introduced to distinguish markets which were less developed than the
US, Western Europe and Japan, but which were considered to be in the process of rapid growth and urbanisation. They
were also considered more risky, as a result of limited foreign direct access, currency controls, transparency and custody.