bluee Dinosaur Animal Womens Lace up shoes Canvas Upper Loafers poarap3998-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.

WeenFashion Women's High Heels Soft Material Solid Zipper Peep Toe Sandals
DATAIYANG New Elegant Yellow Brown Women Nude Pumps Black Super High Heels Lady Office shoes

August Jim Women's Fashion Bowknot Leather Casual Round Toe Flats shoes Slip-on

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?
Excellent.c Winter shoes Women's Warm Casual shoes Running shoes Sneakers

Bonnibel Women's Platform Wedge Heel Cut Out Sling Back Sandals

“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

BENSIMON Women's Tennis Lacets Trainers
Salabobo Womens Falts Antiskid Pregnant Glarin Rhinestone Wedding Dress Bride shoes L039
Minishion GYMZ687 Womens Comfort Satin Evening Party Prom Bridal Wedding shoes Pumps Sandals Flatfs

Pleaser Womens RADIANT-701 C M Sandals

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.

Women's Unique Striped Inside Zip Up Pointed Toe Party Club Stiletto High Heel Mid Calf Boots with Zipper
AllhqFashion Women's Kitten Heels Soft Material Low Top Solid Lace-up Boots
AllhqFashion Women's High Heels Solid Zipper Frosted Round Closed Toe Boots

AllhqFashion Women's Imitated Suede Frosted Round Closed Toe Knee-high Kitten-Heels Boots

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.

AllhqFashion Women's Buckle Kitten Heels Cow Leather Solid Open Toe Sandals China’s Re-Balancing Act
Zalezing Comfortable Women's Round Closed Toe Ankle High Spikes Stilettos Solid Frosted Boots

FEWW11 Women Funny Lightweight shoes Sneakers Monster Creep Donut Doodle Breathable Running Lace-Up

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.

FEWW11 Women Lightweight shoes Sneakers Vintage Christmas Ornaments Cute Retro Ornaments Xmas Holiday Sport Why We Think Pre-Election Concerns Belie India’s Long-Term Promise
FEWW11 Women Funny Lightweight shoes Sneakers Rainbow Poop On Blck Cozy Running Lace-Up

Women Funny Lightweight shoes Sneakers Husky Dog Pink Floral Canvas Upper Gym Lace-Up

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.

FEWW11 Women Cute Lightweight shoes Sneakers Pizza Party Dessert Canvas Upper Gym Lace-Up Emerging Markets Record Mixed Performances in February
Doris Fashion gs-T011 Women's Glitter Rhinestones Sandals Evening Wedding Heels

Amblers Walford Ladies Wide Fit Court Womens shoes

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
Women Snow Boots Ankle Casual Ankle Boots Trainer Autumn Winter Warm Handmade Army Transer Combat Boots Size Flat Sneakers Warm (color Pink Thick Velvet, Size 42)
PINUP COUTURE BETTIE-10 4 1 2 Heel, 1 P F Open Toe Pump W Bow Detail At Toe

Mary Jane Flats Women Ladybug Girls Ballet shoes Comfort Printed Walking

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.

AdeeSu Womens Metal Ornament Preppy Style Wheeled Heel shoes Imitated Leather Boots
Fergie Womens Jolie Heeled Sandal
1TO9 Womens Bucket-Style Solid Fashion Urethane Boots MNS03095

1TO9 Womens Assorted colors Comfort Bucket-Style Urethane Boots MNS03079

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.

Ghapwe Women's Ribbons Platform High Heels Dress Sandals Cyan 8 M US
AN Womens Non-Marking Mini-Size Cold Lining Urethane Sandals DIU00986

AN Womens Square Heels Chunky Heels Metal Buckles Urethane Boots DKU02476

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
Ladola Womens Bridal Adjustable-Strap Embroidered Urethane Pumps shoes

1TO9 Womens No-Closure Pointed-Toe Spikes Stilettos Brown Patent-Leather Pumps shoes - 7 B(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