Emerging Markets Equity — Reason for Concern?

September 10, 2018 | David Hernandez, CFA, Senior Research Analyst, Non-U.S. Equities, Nicole Johnson-Barnes, Research Analyst

After a strong 2017, emerging markets (“EM”) equities have struggled to keep pace with their U.S. counterparts in 2018. Year-to-date through August 31, 2018, the MSCI Emerging Markets equity index has underperformed the S&P 500 by 17.1%. EM equities gave up an 8.3% gain in January with a streak of weakness from February through August.

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