Frontier markets are not for the faint of heart. The orderly lanes of a metropolitan city in Europe or North America are a far cry from the roads of a frontier market or emerging market economy. From navigating roads to investing in assets, the levels of uncertainty and volatility of outcomes in many of these markets are much higher.
But there are investors who think that the chaos inherent in these economies can be a source of significant returns. They look to profit from the economic growth that comes from molding disorder into order.
At the 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference in Hong Kong, Andreas Vogelsanger, CFA, and Joyce Ng participated in a panel discussion on “Risk and Opportunities in Frontier Markets Investing,” providing an insightful discussion on the importance of this type of investing. Read More