Emerging market1. Same as emerging economy. 2. The securities market of an emerging economy.
Emerging marketsEmerging markets
The stock markets of countries which have a low per head income compared with the developed world but which nevertheless have functioning stock exchanges.For Western investors, emerging markets attract because the potential for rapid economic growth in emerging market countries is better than in more mature markets. However, the risks, both economic and political, are high.One way to get exposure to emerging markets is through a unit or investment trusts that specialises in this type of investment.
Emerging Markets Free index (EMF)Emerging Markets Free index (EMF)
A Morgan Stanley Capital International index created to track stock markets in selected emerging markets that are open to foreign investment like Argentina, Chile, Jordan, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, and Thailand.
Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM)Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM)
A service once offered by the American Stock Exchange to help small growth companies fulfill special listing requirements. The service is no longer available.
Emerging markets fundEmerging markets fund
A mutual fund that invests primarily in countries with developing economies (that is, those that are becoming industrialized). Emerging markets funds tend to be more volatile than domestic stock funds due to currency fluctuation and political instability. Consequently, fund prices can fluctuate dramatically.
Morgan Stanley Capital International Emerging Markets Global IndexMorgan Stanley Capital International Emerging Markets Global Index
A market capitalization-weighted benchmark index made up of equities from 29 developing countries.
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