Emerging markets funds invest in companies from countries and regions whose markets are developing. These countries are still in an emerging growth phase and generally offer greater long term growth potential albeit with higher risks than developed market countries. Emerging markets typically refers to the countries that comprise the MSCI Emerging Markets index.

Benefits of emerging market funds


To invest in companies less followed by the market and growing consumer demand in these developing countries.

Growth potential

Access to some of the world's fastest growing economies.


Diversification by investing in over two dozen countries with different economic drivers and divergent economic cycles.

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Fixed Income



Inside India

The Sun Life Excel India Fund turned 21 on April 14, 2019. As sub-advisor to Canada’s oldest India fund, Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC was there as India emerged as one of the world’s fast-growing economies. Today, with a vast workforce and rising prosperity, India is just getting started. Our India specialists will continue to target companies that place investors at the centre of this remarkable growth story.

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1  Source: IMF World Economic Outlook, October 2017; PWC World in 2050; E7 consists of China, India, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Indonesia and Turkey; G7 consists of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK and US.

2 IMF World Economic Outlook, Jan 2018.

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