Developed markets emerging as the contrarian bet in 2011
- 22 December 2010
Is it possible that developed markets will, in fact, prove the place to invest in 2011?
There are certainly plenty of naysayers for emerging markets. This article on Citywire asks whether 2011 will finally see the emerging markets ‘party' come to an end, citing monetary Chinese tightening and investor boredom as potential drags on the sector.
The debate on whether China is in a bubble and risks a subsequent bust has been well-discussed on this and other sites. (see: The Chinese Economy: Hart break as bubble looks set to burst.
- Scams on the rise following new pension freedoms
- Driving in inappropriate footwear could invalidate your car insurance
- Five stocks you shouldn't 'sell in May'
- Five funds to weather the bond market storm
- Right to Buy extended to 1.3m housing association tenants, but Shelter warns of trouble ahead
- Ryanair finds it pays to be nice as profits soar 66% on customer service drive
- Personal allowance to rise with minimum wage
- Government pledges no income tax rises for five years, plus other Queen's Speech news
- Watchdog investigates as thousands of vulnerable customers are switched to pre-paid meters
- Why has BP outperformed Shell? And will it continue?