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Smithie: Emerging-Markets Indexes Have Let Investors Down

Emerging Global Advisors' Nick Smithie says standard indexes put too much weight on larger countries and sectors, with inadequate exposure to rising domestic demand.


Patty Oey: Hi, we're here at the Morningstar ETF Conference. My name is Patty Oey, and I'm a senior analyst covering passive strategies on the manager research team.

I'm here today with Nick Smithie, the chief investment strategist at EG Global Shares. It's a company focused on emerging markets, primarily in ETFs.

Patricia Oey does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.