Vesto Ladies Double Strap with Buckles Slide Sandal poxrkc5056-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.

Skechers Womens Go Walk Revolution Ultra Sneaker
Red Co. Soft and Comfortable Ballerina Slippers Pink Leopard

T-JULY Women Casual Loafers Ladies Sneakers Silk Flats Round Toe Butterfly-Knot Moccasins Leisure shoes for Female

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?
BERTERI Woman's Pointed-Toe Fashion Dress Pumps

Xinantime Women's Vacation Slippers Non-Slip Strap shoes Breathable Fish Mouth shoes Open Toe Wedding shoes

“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

MAYPIE Women's Winter Fashion Pointed Toe Mid Block Heel Ankle Chelsea Short Boots
VIKINGBRANDS Viking Gjevjon W GTX, Women’s Hi-Top Sneakers
Forever Collection Womens Sling Back Pumps Mid to Low Heel Slip On shoes

Hoxekle Women Mid Calf Boots Lace Up Autumn Western Style shoes Woman Square Heels Ladies Daily Dress Footwear Black

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.

YAHTSAG Womens Roshe One Two Lightweight Funny Green Frog Sipping Tea Cute Fashion Sneakers Mesh shoes
Melissa Women's Diane + Jason Wu Slides Red Black
U-MAC Women's Flat Hidden Heels Wedge Sneakers Fashion Casual Platform Rubber Sole Lace Up Athletic Walking shoes

Tahari Womens Ta-Dover Heeled Sandal

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.

Vivi Womens Fashion Sexy High Pointed Toe Heels Slip on Dress Sandals (8 B(M) US, Nude Stripe) China’s Re-Balancing Act
Kyle Walsh Pa Women Rhinestone Snake Spiral Leg-Wrap Flat Heel Sandal

Athena Alexander Womens Randall Open Toe Casual Slide Sandals

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.

Sandals Women Summer New Korean Edition Fish Mouth Coarse Heel Metal Decorative Slippers Why We Think Pre-Election Concerns Belie India’s Long-Term Promise
Baby Phat Women's Wisia Boot

Cambridge Select Women's Over The Knee Thigh High Lace-up Inner Zip Chunky Stacked Low Heel Closed Round Toe Boot

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.

Women Flats shoes Pointed Toe Slip-On Ballet Walking Comfort Dress Boat shoes Emerging Markets Record Mixed Performances in February
Btrada Womens Fashion Metal Rivets Heeled Sandals Open Toe Ankle Strap Summer Rome Dress shoes Crude Heel

T-JULY Ladies Leopard Sanke Printed Sandals Women Open Toe Ankle Strappy Wedge Platform shoes Beach Footwear for Summer

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
High Heel Sandals Ankle Strap Platform Peep Toe Thick Heels Sandals Summer shoes Women's Footwears
Yellow Tree Company Women Winter Snow Boots Fur Sneakers shoes Lace-up Flat Platform Ankle Booties Boots

Jessica Simpson Women's Apple D'Orsay Pump

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.

OGFJAL Women Funny Green Frog Sipping Tea Beautiful Suede Walking Sneakers shoes
AmoonyFashion Women's Ankle-high Lace-up Soft Material High-Heels Round Closed Toe Boots
AmoonyFashion Women's Pull-on Peep-Toe Kitten-Heels Blend Materials Solid Sandals

WeenFashion Women's Chains High-Heels PU Solid High-top Boots

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.

Sandals shoes Women's Sandals Sweet Pink Flock Bowtie Sandals with Red Heart Pattern K-348
Malvados Women's Lux Leather Thong Sandals

T-JULY Black White Fashion Summer Ladies shoes Square Heel Peep Toe Casual Women Med Heels Sandals

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
Women Pump 15cm Wedge Heel 5cm Thick Platform Sandals Fashion Open Toe D'orsay Slingbacks Ankel Strape Dress shoes colormatch Rivets Hemp Rope Belt Buckle Casual Roma shoes Court shoes Eu Size 34-40

Ghapwe Women's Stylish Studded Rivets Pointed Toe Buckled Straps High Block Heel Side Zipper Ankle Boots Black 8 M US

“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