Frontier Markets

Where Are the World’s Best Market Returns?

So far this year, Ghana has rocketed to eye-popping returns. Of course, there are other promising -- and a bit more developed -- markets out there too. More 

The Next Great Emerging Market: Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is abundantly rich in commodities and looks to be a hotbed for consumer spending thanks to a demographic boom. The only problem: Few ways to invest. More 

Look Before You Leap With New Frontier ETFs

Global X is offering funds with exposure to the hot markets of Nigeria and Central Asia / Mongolia. They're good options if you want to target those regions -- but you have to do your homework. More 

Frontier-Market Index Gives Way to New ETF

A few months ago, MSCI launched an index of 100 'frontier' market companies. Now, investors can cash in on those names by investing in the corresponding ETF. More 

Frontier-Market ETF Set to Launch Thursday

The NYSE's Arca exchange has confirmed that iShares will be rolling out a new frontier-markets ETF this week. More 

Frontier Markets: The New Emerging Markets?

The global slowdown has places like Vietnam, Turkey and Colombia looking more attractive. And they could actually help take some risk out of your portfolio. More 

Frontier Markets for the Fearful

The bombed-out stock markets of frontier emerging economies could be interesting for buy-and-hold investors with a five-year horizon. More