Focus on emerging markets

With the developed world mired in economic stagnation, investors are increasingly turning to the markets of South America, Asia and Eastern Europe in search of growth.

We take a detailed look at how emerging markets around the globe are poised to profit from the West's stuttering progress, explore how far they could go, and pinpoint the routes to exposure, from international shares to investment trusts and beyond.

By: Jonathan Schiessl I Wed, 2nd January 2013 - 14:19

Ashburton's Jonathan Schiessl says with the government now playing its part, 2013 could be even better for India than 2012.

Mon, 17th December 2012 - 11:15

What does 2013 hold in store for commodities and emerging markets? 7IM’s Justin Urquhart Stewart explains why he’s broadly positive.

By: Holly Black I Tue, 4th December 2012 - 12:48

Holly Black finds investors latching on to emerging market debt, with inflows into the exchange traded funds reaching £1.2 billion in October.

By: Cherry Reynard I Fri, 30th November 2012 - 12:12

Emerging markets may be going through a rough patch but the love story's not over for investors wanting to park their cash, reports Cherry Reynard.

By: Patrick Smith I Tue, 27th November 2012 - 15:50

Turkey leads a number of resilient Eastern European stockmarkets which are not as reliant on the West as they once were.

By: Patrick Smith I Wed, 21st November 2012 - 13:48

As many emerging markets start to mature, some investors are keen to highlight the hidden attractions of so-called frontier markets.

By: Patrick Smith I Wed, 14th November 2012 - 13:31

Emerging nations are looking towards alternative energy solutions to meet their needs, offering savvy investors an opportunity.

By: Darshini Shah I Thu, 8th November 2012 - 10:00

Interactive Investor assesses whether Western businesses should be concerned by China's increasing presence in Africa.

By: Darshini Shah I Tue, 6th November 2012 - 11:50

In the second part of Interactive Investor's look at the relationship between China and Africa, we ask whether it serves both parties equally.

By: Darshini Shah I Wed, 31st October 2012 - 11:45

China's hunger for resources has driven a boom in investment and aid to Africa. In the first of a three-part series, we look at how this influx has benefited both regions.

By: Cherry Reynard I Fri, 26th October 2012 - 08:30

South America has largely left its revolutionary past behind it, but investment in the emerging markets of the Americas is still largely confined to Brazil and Mexico.

By: Cherry Reynard I Mon, 22nd October 2012 - 09:38

For investors who can weather the liquidity and volatility problems, the potential returns and pace of growth from frontier markets are seductive.

By: Darshini Shah I Thu, 18th October 2012 - 11:50

Russia is hoping to repeat China's succeess after joining the World Trade Organisation, but has it left its entry too late?

By: Darshini Shah I Mon, 15th October 2012 - 12:42

In part two of our look at the world's economic powerhouses, we ask whether China's rise implies America's decline, and if the two countries can drive global growth.

By: Darshini Shah I Fri, 12th October 2012 - 09:24

In the first of two parts, Interactive Investor asks whether the 21st century should be renamed the "Chinese century" as the Asian giant gathers momentum.

By: Steve McDowell I Wed, 10th October 2012 - 10:31

Many top-end advisers and industry experts believe emerging markets should be an important part of a fund portfolio, as long as you're happy to take on a higher risk.

By: Darshini Shah I Fri, 5th October 2012 - 17:06

Labour strikes that have engulfed the South African platinum, gold and iron industries appear to be spreading their tentacles over the country's vital industry - coal.

By: Darshini Shah I Tue, 2nd October 2012 - 14:07

Recent Purchasing Managers' Index data has shown not even emerging markets have been able to untangle themselves from slowing growth in their Western counterparts.

By: Cherry Reynard I Mon, 1st October 2012 - 09:29

Single country emerging market investment trusts offer the seductive prospect of concentrated exposure to some of the highest-growth markets in the world.

By: Cherry Reynard I Wed, 26th September 2012 - 09:27

Emerging markets in Europe march to two very different tunes. The largest is Russia, where market fortunes are substantially linked to the commodities cycle.