Matters of state: our very latest views on EM

James Syme provides the team’s signature top-down analysis of emerging markets and the risks and opportunities, country-by-country.  

  • James Syme
  • Paul Wimborne
26 Mar 2020
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  • We are facing a market sell-off and a shift in macroeconmic expectations unparalleled even in the history of emerging markets.
  • The team maintain their approach of not taking a directional view, but rather focusing on preferred stocks in preferred countries.


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