Emerging Markets

China – Consumption is the Key

August 27, 2018 | Author: Edward Kerschner, CFA | Categories: Chart of the Week, Emerging Markets

China – Consumption is the Key
China's government has been trying to reduce reliance on traditional growth drivers such as industry, investment and exports and boost the contribution from consumers and services....
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EM Consumers Prefer Local Brands Over International Brands

August 06, 2018 | Author: Edward Kerschner, CFA | Categories: Chart of the Week, Emerging Markets

EM Consumers Prefer Local Brands Over International Brands
The global middle-class market now is composed of two distinct components: a slow-growing developed country middle class and a fast-growing emerging economy middle class. Within many emerging markets, more consumers now prefer to buy products from local brands rather than foreign brands....
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EM Consumers: Carrying More of the Load

July 23, 2018 | Author: Edward Kerschner, CFA | Categories: Chart of the Week, Emerging Markets

EM Consumers: Carrying More of the Load
Structural developments in emerging markets have led to a growing share of GDP coming from consumption, while at the same time consumption has been a decreasing component of GDP in developed markets....
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Bigger, Growing Faster and more EM than projected

July 02, 2018 | Author: Edward Kerschner, CFA | Categories: Chart of the Week, Emerging Markets

Bigger, Growing Faster and more EM than projected
In 2010 seminal work was published by the OECD with a set of projections suggesting that the emerging middle class in developing countries was about to surge. New research now suggests that there were about 3.2 billion people in the middle class at the end of 2016, 500 million more than previously estimated....
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Earnings for Emerging Market Consumers Expected to Outpace EM

May 14, 2018 | Author: Edward Kerschner, CFA | Categories: Chart of the Week, Emerging Markets

Bloomberg consensus estimates are that the DJECON Index will see earnings growth of 40% and 21% in 2018 and 2019, respectively. This compares to the earnings growth of the 22% and 11% in 2018 and 2019, respectively, for the MSCI EM Index....
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