8 tips for investing in Latin America
Latin America has become a place where identifying the trends that will shape the economies and markets over the coming years is the key to investing.
Here are 8 tips to keep in mind when investing in Latin America:
- Developed markets have become riskier than emerging markets
- Your international portfolio should include Latin America
- The middle class in Latin America has grown to 51% of the major economies in 2011 which had pushed buying power and favore3d consumer stocks
- This search had led interest out of the Middle East and into Latin America for oil and alternative energy
- Greater efficiency by banks in this region access to “unbanked” populations, the growth in the middle class and an expanding loan portfolio have contributed to this growth
- Alternative assets such as private equity, bonds, commodities, real estate, and others are an important part of a Latin American portfolio
- Good ways to lower costs and diversify across the region
- Investing in the region means picking the right stocks, the right asset classes and the right investment vehicles
- Risk can be measured and quantified
Diversity, stock-picking and following the long-term trends that are shaping the economies and markets are important when sitting down to research Latin America — and will make the difference to your investment portfolio.
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