Time to brave emerging markets again, says RBC Asset Management

Will emerging markets come back into fashion? They’ve underperformed for ten years, but now might be the time to get back in the water, RBC Global Asset Management’s Laurence Bensafi tells AMWatch.

Laurence Bensafi, portfolio manager and deputy head of emerging market equities at RBC Global Asset Management and Staffan Kampe, head of Nordic sales at RBC and Bluebay Asset Management | Photo: PR / RBC

Over the past 15 years, investors have rarely been so negative about emerging markets. Russia was a big wake-up call, as people realized they can have money in a country whose market essentially disappears - and China has been the bearer of a lot of bad news.

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