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Emerging Market Equities: Outlook Q2 2019

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Roger Merz

Head of mtx Portfolio Management, Senior Portfolio Manager

Review and Outlook

After a negative 2018, equity markets rallied in Q1 2019. Roger Merz, Head of mtx Portfolio Management, explains why he believes emerging market equities will remain attractive in Q2.

 

Topic of the Quarter: Chinese Real Estate

The Chinese residential real estate market faced strong headwinds in 2018 with analysts expecting a negative sales growth rate for 2019. Thomas Schaffner, Senior Portfolio Manager, explains why he expects leading property developers in China to continue generating strong revenue and profit growth despite a relatively challenging environment.

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The EM perspective

The past weekend gave investors a pause to reflect on what has been the worst week in terms of price performance for many equity indices since the global financial crisis in 2008. For example, the S&P 500 lost 11.5% on Friday’s close, compared a week before. Emerging markets equity investors were also strongly impacted, as the MSCI EM lost 7.3% over that period.

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Emerging-market equities: semiconductor outlook in the year of the rat

We are cautiously optimistic for emerging-market equities in 2020. In the Chinese zodiac, the quick-witted rat is succeeding the clumsy pig, which in 2019 struggled with an American bull. With China and the US now apparently unlocking horns, things should get easier. Meanwhile, the outlook for Asian semiconductor companies remains solid.

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Emerging markets: focus on stocks, not the market, as you enter the fourth quarter

The US-Chinese trade conflict has become a global worry, but the issue is sometimes blown out of proportion. While emerging-market investors take cover from trans-Pacific gales and local Asian thunderstorms, we stay the course. As stock pickers, we suggest three “gos”: go domestic, go stock-specific, and go cheap.

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Emerging market equities: Outlook Q3 2019

Are emerging and developed markets increasingly correlated due to the trade war? Roger Merz, Head of mtx Portfolio Management, explains what declining correlations over the last couple of years mean for investors. Marc Bindschädler, Client Portfolio Manager, reviews Q2 and explains why he believes emerging market equities will remain attractive in Q3.

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