As such, many actively-managed funds aren’t all that precise in the exposure they provide. Today, seeking exposure to a specific emerging or frontier market, or to the broader emerging and developing universe, is easier to do than it would have been just a decade ago as the index-tracking ETF market continues to grow.. What’s more, ETFs offer diversification and liquidity; they are also generally available at a lower cost than comparable actively managed funds.
If you’re looking for a direct way to gain broad exposure to emerging market equities, and how to pursue specific opportunities within this asset class, stay tuned for my next post.
Heidi Richardson is a Global Investment Strategist at BlackRock, working with Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich. She is the newest contributor to The Blog.