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On the frontier

Invest in the BRIC countries? Sure. Many if not most financial planners devote some client assets to stocks from Brazil, Russia, India and China, which have propelled emerging-markets funds to spectacular returns over the last decade.

But what about investing in the next layer of BRICs-which might include stocks from Bangladesh, Romania, Ivory Coast and Cambodia? These frontier markets might develop into tomorrow's emerging economies. Or sink into oblivion.


This originally appeared in May, 2011 in the Financial Planning Magazine website.

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On the frontier

Invest in the BRIC countries? Sure. Many if not most financial planners devote some client assets to stocks from Brazil, Russia, India and China, which have propelled emerging-markets funds to spectacular returns over the last decade.

But what about investing in the next layer of BRICs-which might include stocks from Bangladesh, Romania, Ivory Coast and Cambodia? These frontier markets might develop into tomorrow's emerging economies. Or sink into oblivion.


This originally appeared in May, 2011 in the Financial Planning Magazine website.

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On the frontier

Invest in the BRIC countries? Sure. Many if not most financial planners devote some client assets to stocks from Brazil, Russia, India and China, which have propelled emerging-markets funds to spectacular returns over the last decade.

But what about investing in the next layer of BRICs-which might include stocks from Bangladesh, Romania, Ivory Coast and Cambodia? These frontier markets might develop into tomorrow's emerging economies. Or sink into oblivion.


This originally appeared in May, 2011 in the Financial Planning Magazine website.

Tags: Articles Quoting Us

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