March was one of the most volatile months in the market on record, and the movement from mutual funds to ETFs is something to behold. Alisa Maute focuses in on the emerging markets space and makes a case for investing in our unique emerging markets ETF.
In periods of high market volatility, we believe emerging market investors should focus on the quality factor and limit their exposure to state-owned enterprises. Alejandro Saltiel explains how our Emerging Markets ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund (XSOE) can help in times of market stress.
Investing internationally can add a layer of complexity, especially when corporate governance and political influence are concerns. Kara Marciscano provides a solution for investors seeking to avoid portions of the Chinese market where a high-level government influence may dilute future returns.
Sometimes investors have the right idea but the wrong approach to investing in emerging markets equities. Kara Marciscano discusses how excluding state-owned enterprises from the investable universe can be a simple and effective way to not only tilt toward higher growth companies, but also reduce the risk of political influence.