Articles of interest

Macroeconomics and Diversity in Human Capital at Mount Murray Investment

The firm aims the structured integration of large amounts of data to its macroeconomic analysis, based on a top down approach, in addition to the fundamental research conducted by its team of analysts and managers about portfolio companies. “Emerging markets are seen in many different countries worldwide, and we feel value may be added through a strong macroeconomic structure to help pinpoint certain regions that may be more promising at times,” Mount Murray Investment’s CEO remarks. A highly inclusive organizational culture is another one of Mount Murray Investment’s assets. To build a team with a wide range of skills, the firm pays special attention to applicant selection and employees’ engagement in internal discussions. “Everyone has their place, whatever their level of experience, and I would say we have a modern vision when it comes to investment.” 

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Pundits Predicting Panic in Emerging Markets

EM stocks are comparatively cheap when measured by CAPE, price-to-book ratio, price-to-sales ratio, market cap to GDP, and other metrics. Now, when fear reigns supreme, it’s time to buy, not sell (source: Research Affiliates).

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Eight Charts: India Ascendant

India’s economy will experience the ordinary progress of a century over the next decade (source: CFA institute).

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Who Has the Most to Lose If China’s Trade Ambition Succeeds?

The most exposed countries have a high dependence on exports and a substantial presence in the electronics, auto, and shipping sectors (source: Bloomberg Businessweek).

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The Next Decade of China’s Transformation

The latest act in its economic success story may see China achieve high-income status in 10 years, an unprecedented transformation for a country its size and one with far-reaching ramifications (source: Morgan Stanley).

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The Emerging Markets Hat Trick: Time to Throw Your Hat In?

Long-term investors have a unique investing opportunity in emerging market assets given the very rare combination of cheap equity valuations, depressed currencies, and positive momentum in equity prices and economic fundamentals (source: Research Affiliates).

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