Frontier Markets

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Frontier Markets Don't Perform Like Emerging Markets

Frontier markets are considered as a subset of emerging markets. Frontier markets are principally those with lower income per head and are at an earlier stage of economic development than emerging markets [more…]

Correlation and Non-Correlation in Frontier Markets

When researching frontier market investing, you periodically hear references to correlation and non-correlation. [more…]

10 Questions to Ask Your Financial Advisor about Investing in Frontier Market

If you are considering investing in frontier markets, the proverbial rubber hits the road when you sit down with your financial advisor and begin working on a plan. You should begin by asking your advisor [more…]

Understanding Risk and Volatility in Frontier Markets

Frontier markets investing can seem intimidating and confusing. Two of the terms most frequently used interchangeably and confused in their actual meaning are [more…]

The Major Characteristics of Frontier Markets

For an investor, frontier markets are where the major emerging markets were 12 to 15 years ago in terms of GDP growth, structure of their economies, and valuations. The largest and poorest frontier economies [more…]

Frontier Market Risks

Frontier market investments do have risks. It is often recommended that these markets comprise between 5 and 10 percent of your total international equity holdings as a baseline weighting. [more…]

Frontier Markets For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Frontier markets are less-developed economies not included in either the MSCI World Index of Developed Countries or the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. Frontier markets are considered a subset of emerging [more…]

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