A new world for stocks
Emerging-market stocks are set to grow significantly in market value as their economies expand.
And the market value of stocks in emerging markets could hit $80 trillion, overtaking developed nations, the analysts added, as reported by Bloomberg. Emerging nations are growing their economies faster, and could nab as much as 55% of the world's equity capitalization within 20 years.
Wall Street is all over this one. Look for emerging-market stocks to start filling in a larger chunk of investment portfolios as we head to this new reality.
You can already see this trend in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (EEM), which has nearly doubled in the last 18 months. Investors have put more money into emerging-market equity funds for 14 weeks in a row now, Bloomberg reported.
The International Monetary Fund expects that emerging economies will expand about 6.4% next year, compared with only 2.4% in developed countries, Bloomberg reported.
Copyright © 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Morningstar Inc. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Morningstar Inc. Quotes delayed by up to 15 minutes, except where indicated otherwise. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by Morningstar Inc.
Remy Cointreau says it was 'adversely affected' by China's anti-extravagance policy.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Top Stocks provides analysis about the most noteworthy stocks in the market each day, combining some of the best content from around the MSN Money site and the rest of the Web.
Contributors include professional investors and journalists affiliated with MSN Money.
Follow us on Twitter @topstocksmsn.