Should investors turn to frontier markets in 2011?
Informed Choice chartered financial planner Martin Bamford was quoted in an Interactive Investor article today, looking at the investment prospects for Frontier Markets in 2011.
Frontier Markets is an economic term used to describe a subset of Emerging Market economies.
With fears that investments in some Emerging Market economies are starting to look overvalued, it is little surprise that some investors are looking to Frontier Markets for the prospect of bigger returns in 2011.
In the article, Martin explains that he thinks Frontier Markets are too risky for most investors. He still believes there are good opportunities to be had from Emerging Markets.
“Rather than selecting a specific frontier markets fund, investors should consider a diverse emerging markets fund or consider having exposure to UK companies that derive some of their profits from frontier markets.”
You can read the article in full here.
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