Women's 2V8068A3GJY336 gold Leather Sandals Patrizia Pepe poskxa3148-New Shoes

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.

ARA Womens Carolina Ankle Boot
Roper Womens Arrows Western Boot

Women's Tour Walker Strap shoes by Propet

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?
Camper Men's 1913 18552 Black

Glerups Rubber Soles shoes Charcoal Black Slip-On

“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

CULT Women's CLE104005 Black Leather Sneakers
CALLAGHAN 14816 Sneakers shoes Ultralight lace-up Woman Silver Leather
El Naturalista Womens N5104 Kentia Leather Boots

PONS QUINTANA Women's 7165K04 Black Leather Lace-Up shoes

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.

ELVIO ZANON Women's MCGLCAS000005016E Black Leather Ankle Boots
Geox Womens Ladies Inspiration Memory Foam Formal shoes
NEWROCK NR M.8373 S1 Black - New Rock Boots - Womens (41)

ILSE JACOBSEN Damen Slip-in Sneaker, TULIP3575, Women’s Low-Top, bluee (Navy), 4.5 UK (37 EU)

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.

Adidas Mens Nitrocharge 1.0 Firm Ground Soccer shoes Black China’s Re-Balancing Act
Aravon Women's Kendall Sandal Black

Cole Haan Vesta Pump 85mm

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.

Ted Baker Womens Black Kellei Sneakers Why We Think Pre-Election Concerns Belie India’s Long-Term Promise
Kennel und Schmenger Women’s Town Trainers

Gabor Womens 83613-27 Slide Sandal

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.

UZU Women's MCGLCAT000005042E Black Leather Sandals Emerging Markets Record Mixed Performances in February
Olyer Women's Wool Leather Flat Snow Boots

INC International Concepts Womens Herbii Closed Toe Ankle, Caramel, Size 10.0

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
Stuart Weitzman Womens Evon Ballet Flat
Sebago Mens Dark Brown Triton Three Eye Boat shoes-UK 8.5

Revere Women's Napier Gunmetal Leather 7 Medium

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.

Hunter Boot USA Women's Original Short Gloss Boots
Swedish hasbeens Women's Braided Sky High Clog Black
Bates Women's Albion Logger Boot

GouuoHi Women Classic Women Retro with a Word Buckle with The Women's shoes Buckle Shallow Mouth Square shoes Wild for Women

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.

Cowboy Boots Knee Boots Women's Single Boots High Heel Thick with Cross Knot Decorative Side Zipper Casual High Boots
ASICS Womens Gel-Corrido Running shoes

Topo Athletic FLI-Lyte Running shoes - Women's

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
Dan sara Women's Fabric Stretch Over The Knee Mid Heel Boots

PALOMA BARCELO Women's Masako Platform Sandals White

“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