How index providers are enhancing exposure to emerging markets

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Seesawing risk-on/risk-off attitudes towards global equity markets have also hit emerging markets investments, but the situation seems to be improving. "Clients have shown little desire to participate in the equity market in general this year, but we are seeing interest returning," says Stefanos Bitzakidis, London-based managing director at Citi. "Equity investors are looking at emerging markets as a nice little ingredient to throw into the portfolio." In November, for example, equity exchang

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