Brandes Emerging Markets Value Fund
Gerardo Zamorano, CFA, Director of Investments at Brandes, discusses the performance drivers and detractors for the Brandes Emerging Markets Value Fund. He also explores the narrow contribution of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index’s 2017 return, with the information technology sector accounting for nearly 40% of the index performance for the year.
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