Expert Series Archive

2015 Expert Series

Emerging Market Volatility: Remedies for the Chronically Underweight

Wealth managers often contemplate aligning emerging market (EM) allocations with global market capitalization weights. Yet such increases may come at the price of higher overall portfolio volatility. Constructing EM portfolios with lower risk profiles may not only allow for more meaningful EM allocations, but can also help wealth managers differentiate their value propositions.

The Emerging Market Benchmark Bear Hug

The continued maturation of emerging markets has allowed wealth managers to make choices beyond broad benchmarks, thereby differentiating client portfolios and their own value propositions.