Investors looking at emerging markets should favour Latin America over Asia in the near-term – in spite of Brazil’s imposition of a tax on foreign stock purchases, says Simona Paravani, global investment strategist at HSBC Global Asset Management.
She points out that LatAm equities are trading at a more than a 40 per cent discount to emerging Asian equities, versus a five-year average discount of just 5 per cent, based on 12-month trailing price to earnings ratio.
Ms Paravani argues that the valuation case is further supported by a buoyant macroeconomic picture. HSBC’s central scenario is for Brazilian growth to be 5.3 per cent in 2010 – which will in part be driven by strong Asian demand for commodities.
Foreigners’ Participation in Thai Listed Companies explained
Special vehicles have been created to facilitate foreign investors so that they are able to invest in Thai
securities flexibly and conveniently.
Global Gaming Expo Asia Overview
This event is a must for anyone involved in the Asian gaming industry: an overwhelming 95% of Asian casino and sportsbook operators attend G2E Asia to present their products
G2E Asia – an abbreviation for Global Gaming Expo Asia – is a renowned iGaming event and entertainment business hub where companies from all over the globe come to exhibit their latest products and innovations.
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