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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.

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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.

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“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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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“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