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Will is one for the Asset Allocation history books, becoming our first ever intern to write a blog post. He spends most of his time attending average football matches, dreaming of masters degrees abroad and being on hand to help out fund managers. We are lucky to have him on a 13-month loan deal from the University of Bath.
Emerging market assets have long been a source of both potential profit and peril for investors. 2017 saw an incredible streak of capital inflows into emerging market equities, bonds and currencies. Whilst returns are still characteristically volatile, this historically maverick asset class has become more mature and resilient than ever before, as was highlighted during February's market sell-off.