Beautiful silver 925 Sterling Silver 1.25mm Square Snake Chain sterling Sterling prftdq3118-New Clothing

Franklin Templeton’s Emerging Markets Equity team walks through events moving emerging markets in April and discusses the three things the team is thinking about today. The team believes the current market environment provides an attractive entry point for investors, particularly in the small-cap stock space.

Beige Hat, Female Summer Straw Hat Wild Korean Sun Visor Collapsible Sunscreen Sunscreen Beach Sun Hat
Bess Bridal Women′s Lace Long Sleeve Formal Mother of the Bride Dresses

Bess Bridal Women's Formal Halter Tulle Floor Length Prom Dresses

Renewable energy production in Latin America has grown dramatically over the last decade. The use of green technology like wind turbines and solar arrays continues to expand, as countries like Brazil seek to improve energy security and lower carbon emissions. Given this energy revolution, the opportunity for investment in renewable energy infrastructure in Latin America is robust, according to Paulo de Meira Lins and Valentina Cumo of Darby Brazil.

Are EM Small-Cap Stocks Due for a Rebound?
Bess Bridal Women's Long Two Pieces Prom Appliques Split Evening Dress

Bess Bridal Womens Two Piece Spaghetti Straps Sweep Train Satin Prom Evening Dress

“The EM small-cap space remains attractive to us, partly because many of the headwinds in 2018 have already been priced into valuations or are likely to abate this year.” - Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity team

BessWedding Grace Women's High Low Beaded Cap Sleeve Lace Bridesmaid Dresses
Beige Ladies Pants Men's Sweatpants Slacks Loose Elastic Army Solid Baggy Pockets Zipper Pants Fashion Leisure Cosy Wild Tight Super Quality for Mens (color Beige, Size XXLarge)
BessWedding Women's Elegant Long Green Lace Wedding Evening Dresses with Split

BessWedding Women's Off Shoulder Lace Tulle Short Homecoming Dresses 2018 BWHS004

Emerging markets offer a broad opportunity set for investors. However, many investors focus on the high-profile stories in Asia and Latin America, overlooking potential opportunities in other regions, as Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity’s David Haglund explains. He notes how Africa is often an overlooked part of the emerging-market story, and why recent investments from China reflect the growth potential for countries such as Kenya and Nigeria in particular.

Beige MINGXINTECH womens rabbit fur long scarf double layer winter wrap fashion stole
Bestop 5251801 Strapless Bikini Black Crush Top for 8086 CJ7
Betsey Johnson Floral Print Crossbody Purse with Phone Charger

Betsey Johnson Women's Burnout Evening Wrap with Fringe

After a challenging 2018, investors embraced emerging markets again in the first quarter of 2019 amid supportive fundamentals, including a more dovish US Federal Reserve. Franklin Templeton’s Emerging Markets Equity team outlines what drove market moves during the quarter and month of March, and why Asia remains an area of interest in particular.

Betsey Johnson Womens Glamour Printed Faux Fur Robe Bathrobe China’s Re-Balancing Act
Betsey Johnson Womens Neoprene Hybrid Moto Vest Vest

Betsey Johnson Womens Scuba Midi Dress with Ruffled Shoulders Casual Dress

In the face of slowing growth, the Chinese authorities appear ready to act. Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity’s Sukumar Rajah and Jason Zhu explain how measures announced at the 13th National People’s Congress are designed to shore up China’s growth prospects.

Betsey Johnson Women's Washed Satin Short Set Why We Think Pre-Election Concerns Belie India’s Long-Term Promise
Betsy & Adam Womens Halter Printed Evening Dress

Betsy & Adam Womens Petites Mini Beaded TShirt Dress

As India gears up for a general election in the spring, an increase in populist rhetoric among the country’s political parties may spook some investors. Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity’s Sukumar Rajah is more relaxed. He believes this jockeying for position is part and parcel of Indian politics and feels that the country’s solid fundamentals continue to present a positive story for investors.

Betsy & Adam Womens Ruched Draped Keyhole Gown Dress bluees Emerging Markets Record Mixed Performances in February
BeTTi Women High Waist Sexy Bikini Set Lattice Print PushUp Padded Swimwear

Beyond Yoga Lounge Around Jogger

Emerging market equities saw mixed performances in February, with stocks in Asia faring better than stocks in Latin America and emerging Europe, which underperformed. Franklin Templeton’s Emerging Markets Equity team outlines what drove market moves during the month and where they see opportunities today. They see reasons to be optimistic about Brazil in particular.

Shifting Climate, Shifting Opportunities
Beyond Yoga Womens Maternity Featherweight Spacedye VNeck Tee
Beyove Women's Asymmetrical Elastic Waist Casual Flowy Tunic Dress for Legging

Beyove Women's VNeck Stretchy Loose Fit Tank Racerback Pleated Casual Sexy Maxi Dress

Climate change—like any type of disruption—has disparate impacts on people, places and things. It can also have disparate impacts on corporations and investments. Krzysztof Musialik, senior vice president, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, explores how climate change has impacted the global economy, and has created new potential investment opportunities in the realm of the emerging market landscape.

Beige Paioup Ladies silk scarves silk scarf long summer sunscreen shawl Perfectly expresses unique temperament
BH B.I.L.Y USA BILY Women's Open Front HighLow Long Sleeve Front Pockets Cardigan Olive XLarge
BHDYHM Womens Long Skirt Length Elastic Waist Cotton Flowing Irregular Big Hem Maxi Skirt,Geometric Patterns Printed Short Sleeve Party Evening Long Dress Sundress Pink (Size S)

BIBA Women's Cotton Anarkali Kurta Kurti Tunic Top Round Neck

Emerging market equities were off to a strong start overall in 2019, rebounding from a 2018 downturn. Manraj Sekhon, CIO of Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and Chetan Sehgal, senior managing director and director of portfolio management, outline what drove market moves in January and why they and the team think confidence in emerging markets should continue to improve.

Beige RON BILLY Womens Body Shaper Shapewear Bodysuit High Waist Tummy Control Butt Lifter Pant
Bifast Women Button Down Shirt Long Sleeve Blouse Patchwork Lace Shirt Top SXXL

Big Star Emma Low Rise Skinny Jeans In Radiant Light

Salah Shamma, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity’s Head of Investment, MENA, sees an upcoming wave of liquidity that could create a splash for stocks in the MENA region in 2019. He explains what’s behind this potential liquidity wave—and why Saudi Arabia in particular is capturing investors’ attention.

Three Reasons to Embrace Emerging Market Corporate Credit
Bigyonger Women's Sexy Backless Halter Neck Vintage Floral Print Maxi Dress

Bikini Lab Womens Embossy Halter Bikini Top Bikini Top

“Emerging market corporate debt is a large and well-diversified asset class of higher quality than many people realize. Valuations have improved and we think there are attractive yields on offer in what we consider a misunderstood part of the fixed income world.” - Robert Nelson, Portfolio Manager, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group