Emerging Markets Archive
Emerging markets represent the biggest growth opportunity of our lifetime. Brazil, Russia, India and China (the BRICs) will account for 25% of global GDP in 2011, up from 11% in 1990. And by 2050, that figure will rise to 40%, according to Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS). Also, consider that public debt in industrialized countries is over 90% of GDP – and is projected to increase dramatically to almost 110% of GDP in the next five years, according to the IMF. By contrast, in emerging markets, public debt is equal to just 38% of GDP and projected to decrease to 34% over the same period of time. You simply can’t pass on this historic profit opportunity.
“Go where there’s growth.” It’s a mantra so simple that even novice investors immediately understand it. Why? Because it makes perfect sense that companies operating in growing markets and increasing sales and profits can’t help but see their share prices…