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.
After a phenomenal 2017, the last eight months have been painful for emerging market investors. However, despite this period of negative performance, we believe this year’s downdraft could lead to opportunity.
With the fourth quarter in full swing, not only are the holidays approaching, tax season is coming up as well. This is the time of year when many financial advisors talk taxes with their clients, especially if those clients have capital gains and if there is the potential for tax loss harvesting.
To put it lightly, 2015 and recent years have been tough for emerging market allocations. Although this asset class has been under significant pressure, we do not view this as a reason to jump ship. In our view, the 2015 sell-off poses an opportunity to take control of your allocations rather than continue to hold on to a region that has underperformed.