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Harness the power of technology in emerging markets

Harness the power of technology in emerging markets

Information technology (IT) has replaced commodities as the driving force behind emerging economies such as China, Taiwan and South Korea, with companies including Chinese internet search engine Baidu (US:BIDU) and e-commerce companyAlibaba (US:BABA) generating stellar returns for emerging markets funds. In the year to date MSCI Emerging Markets index has risen 18.3 per cent and had its best first quarter since 2012. And the IT stocks in MSCI Emerging Markets index have gone up even more in the year to date, having increased by 35.7 per cent, while in 2016 they rose by nearly 40 per cent.

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