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India by the Numbers
Oct. 25, 2017 - Aberdeen Asset Management -  India’s growth prospects have brightened considerably, particularly with the steady progress that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made with reforms. The economy is in better shape than before – inflation is benign, interest rates accommodative, and fiscal consolidation remains on track. Furthermore, the country’s immense growth potential is undiminished. Coupled with a huge domestic market, a more streamlined taxation system and expanding middle class, India’s longer-term opportunities look attractive.
GDP Growth Looking Good
Oct. 16, 2017 - First Trust -  Next week, government statisticians will release the first estimate for third quarter real GDP growth. In spite of hurricanes, and continued negativity by conventional wisdom, we expect 2.8% growth.
Recent Commentaries
This Global Bond Fund Buys What the Market Shuns
Oct. 28, 2017 - Morningstar, Inc. -  Templeton Global Total Return benefits from a skilled lead manager and analyst bench as well as a consistent approach, supporting a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Silver. 
India by the Numbers
Oct. 25, 2017 - Aberdeen Asset Management -  India’s growth prospects have brightened considerably, particularly with the steady progress that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made with reforms. The economy is in better shape than before – inflation is benign, interest rates accommodative, and fiscal consolidation remains on track. Furthermore, the country’s immense growth potential is undiminished. Coupled with a huge domestic market, a more streamlined taxation system and expanding middle class, India’s longer-term opportunities look attractive.
CEF Industry Reports
Aberdeen Emerging Markets Smaller Company Opportunities Fund, Inc.
Aug. 31, 2017 - Aberdeen Asset Management -  What has happened during the latest quarter?
Corporate earnings are improving, and investors seem less bothered about weaker commodity prices and the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed).
Broad universe, bright potential
Feb. 28, 2017 - Aberdeen Asset Management -  From Asia to Latin America, global emerging markets (GEM) comprise a broad universe and can offer good quality companies across sectors. A young workforce and growing middle-class population underpins its vast growth potential. Some countries, such as India and Indonesia, are stepping up their efforts on structural reforms, which bodes well for long-term growth. A wide choice of owner-operator businesses makes emerging markets particularly compelling.
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Aberdeen Emerging Markets Smaller Company Opportunities Fund, Inc.
Aug. 31, 2017 - Aberdeen Asset Management -  What has happened during the latest quarter?
Corporate earnings are improving, and investors seem less bothered about weaker commodity prices and the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed).
Broad universe, bright potential
Feb. 28, 2017 - Aberdeen Asset Management -  From Asia to Latin America, global emerging markets (GEM) comprise a broad universe and can offer good quality companies across sectors. A young workforce and growing middle-class population underpins its vast growth potential. Some countries, such as India and Indonesia, are stepping up their efforts on structural reforms, which bodes well for long-term growth. A wide choice of owner-operator businesses makes emerging markets particularly compelling.
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