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Making the most of emerging markets

Andy Davis sets out four ways for personal investors to tap into new thriving economies

By Andy Davis   May 2012

If we accept that the case for having greater exposure to emerging markets is clear—superior economic growth, rising domestic demand for products and services, and much more robust public finances than in the west—then the question is how to achieve it.

For equity investors, there are at least four ways to approach this problem. First, you can put your money with one or more specialist fund managers. Names that spring to mind include Hugh Young, who runs Aberdeen’s popular Asia-focused funds from Singapore, or Angus Tulloch at First State, who also focuses on Asian markets. Both have returned well over…

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