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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Giant Awakens: The Indian Growth Story

    Not long ago, India was one of the Fragile Five: an unfortunate club of troubled emerging markets (FEO) (VWO) that were the worst hit by the 2013 taper tantrum.

    By Aberdeen Closed-End Funds
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Risk and International Assets in a Portfolio

    Although international investing does tend to mitigate risk and diversify portfolios, there are certain risks involved.

    By Aberdeen Closed-End Funds
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Changing Global Corporate Landscape

    The global corporate landscape has changed drastically from what it used to be. US consumers have no qualms about using foreign products.

    By Aberdeen Closed-End Funds
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Equity Home Bias Puzzle

    In this series, we’ll look at the prevalence of home bias, the disadvantages of favoring home bias, and the benefits of international diversification.

    By Aberdeen Closed-End Funds
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Central Bank Decisions Are More Unpredictable Now

    Central bank decisions are more unpredictable now. The US economy has been steady for a while and doesn’t warrant the zero interest rate policy.

    By Aberdeen Asian Equities Team
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why China Matters in the Long Run

    China matters in the long run—and not just for investors in the country’s equity markets. Slack in the Chinese economy could affect the global economy (FAM) in a big way.

    By Aberdeen Asian Equities Team
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China Still Offers Some Opportunities

    China still offers some bright spots of opportunity for investors. The equity market slump in China (YINN) is not likely to affect the Chinese consumer.

    By Devan Kaloo
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    From Men to Machines: China’s Robotic Revolution

    A quiet revolution is taking place in China. Few people will have heard of Shenzhen Everwin Precision Technology but this company is making history.

    By Aberdeen Asian Equities Team
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Successful Oil Auctions Have Boosted the Mexican Peso

    Successful oil auctions have boosted the Mexican peso. Since the second auction on September 30, the peso has appreciated by 2.9% against the US dollar as of November 2.

    By Andrew Stanners
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Retail Growth in Asia Faces Important Challenges

    China’s retail sales growth has remained above 10% for most of the past year, and this trend isn’t likely to reverse in the near future.

    By Aberdeen Asian Equities Team
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