Should Frontier Markets Have a Role in Your Portfolio?
They can be illiquid and higher risk, but they can provide diversification and additional growth opportunities, too.
What do Argentina, Bangladesh, and Kazakhstan have in common?
They are classified as frontier markets, a subset of emerging markets that are deemed even riskier and less liquid. As a result, their valuations tend to be cheap, the promise of growth great--and today, their returns are surging.
Manuela Badawy does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.