Ewan Thompson, Head of Emerging Market Equities, Neptune
Last year will be remembered for the seismic shocks of the Brexit vote and Trump presidential victory; however the year was also a watershed one emerging markets. Following five long years in the wilderness, in which the combination of quantitative easing and slower Chinese growth had been a huge headwind for the asset class, everything changed in 2016.
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