Growth rates in China, India and other developing economies has dwarfed that of advanced economies over the past 25 years. Specifically, with the G-7 which has seen its share of global GDP fall to around 30 percent from over 50 percent at the start of the 1990s.
While the growth of emerging economies will be volatile, this defined trend validates a long term view for EM exposure as a part of a balanced portfolio.
G-7 = Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States
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