Can Frontier Markets help a SWF’s Portfolio?
Sovereign wealth funds are patiently dipping their toes in these so called frontier markets. Frontier markets are even more risky than emerging markets. It is a subset of emerging markets. Some examples of Frontier markets include: Argentina (defaulted on their debt), Kazakhstan (former USSR), Lebanon (Cedar Revolution), Sub-Saharan Africa, and Pakistan (political instability). Sovereign wealth funds that have direct investment experience in frontier markets have been making significant plays recently. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]
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