The relentless rise of the Chinese economy over the last decade means that investing in emerging markets starts with having a view on China. And having a view on China today requires an assessment of the risks and opportunities related to two key themes: growth and regulatory reform.

This whitepaper takes a look at China’s growth, regulatory reforms, and other trends impacting emerging markets and their major indices. Why investors may want to consider actively managed investments to pinpoint opportunities and avoid specific risks is also explored.

Viewpoints shared by experts from across the Natixis Investment Managers complex include:

  • “For active investors prepared to look beyond the near-term headlines, emerging markets can offer fertile hunting grounds. What’s more, short-term market volatility could uncover interesting entry points for investors looking for exposure to the structural growth trends of the future,” said Jack Janasiewicz, CFA®, Portfolio Manager & Lead Portfolio Strategist, Natixis Investment Managers Solutions.
  • “Emerging markets are rife with investment opportunities that will participate in a wave of rapid economic development, digitalization, and rising consumer purchasing power,” said Mike Trigg, Portfolio Manager, WCM Investment Management.
  • “Focusing in on small and medium-sized companies in emerging markets, we are identifying many attractive, quality firms with undervalued earnings growth,” said Marco Priani, CFA®, Senior Portfolio Manager, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management.
  • “We also believe structural growth tailwinds and self-help drivers may support emerging market companies through economic volatility that may be encountered in the quarters ahead, as the world continues down the Covid-19 recovery path,” said Kevin Ross, CFA®, Senior Portfolio Manager, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management.
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This material is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as investment advice. The views and opinions expressed may change based on market and other conditions. There can be no assurance that developments will transpire as forecasted, and actual results may vary.

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