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Global Emerging Markets Equity

Emerging markets equities can be an attractive building block in an investment portfolio, with emerging markets offering positive long-term economic and corporate profit growth potential.

Our philosophy

  • Focus on companies with an attractive combination of profitability and valuation
  • Proprietary fundamental research with integrated Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) analysis

Why HSBC Global Emerging Markets Equity strategy?

  • Active management can add value given return dispersion and inefficiencies within emerging markets
  • A concentrated and diversified portfolio of our highest conviction investment ideas
  • Stock selection driven by proprietary fundamental research, integrating Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) analysis
  • Global investment platform: Experienced investment team benefits from global perspective and local insights
  • Proprietary research and decision support tools assist portfolio construction

Our process

Proprietary fundamental research drives stock selection:

  • Evaluate investment case based on sustainable profitability
  • Analysis of drivers of profitability and what is discounted in the valuation
  • Benefits from global investment network and research sharing platform

HSBC strengths

  • HSBC has been investing in emerging market equities since 1973 and is one of the world’s largest managers of emerging markets assets
  • Experienced investment team with over 100 years of combined experience
  • Truly global platform with shared investment philosophy

Risk considerations

Capital is not guaranteed. It is important to remember that the value of investments and any income from them can go down as well as up and is not guaranteed.

  • Exchange rate risk: Investing in assets denominated in a currency other than that of the investor’s own currency perspective exposes the value of the investment to exchange rate fluctuations.
  • Emerging market risk: Emerging economies typically exhibit higher levels of investment risk. Markets are not always well regulated or efficient and investments can be affected by reduced liquidity.
  • Equity risk: Strategies that invest in securities listed on a stock exchange or market could be affected by general changes in the stock market. The value of investments can go down as well as up due to equity markets movements.