S&P launches investable index for frontier equity markets

The index, which contains the largest and most liquid stocks from over 30 developing markets, will offer exposure to markets previously not considered investable because of market domination by companies too small and illiquid to trade.

“Frontier markets represent the next chapter for alpha-seeking investors looking beyond maturing developing economies,” says Alka Banerje, vice president, S&P’s Index Services. “Accelerating economic growth, increased government focus on privatizations and hei

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