Forget The BRICS: Invest In ‘Breakout Nations’

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Considering the sluggish global economic activity, are you growing discouraged with the BRIC trade?

If so, you may be looking at the wrong emerging nations!

Ruchir Sharma, the head of emerging markets for Morgan Stanley tells us that investors who only focus on BRICs are making mistake.

Sharma says investors should also think about putting money to work in something he calls ‘Breakout Nations’

A list of his favorite break out nations follows:
Source: Ruchir Sharma, Morgan Stanley Head of Emerging Markets

Sharma defines ‘breakout nations’ as countries that will be able to beat expectations and grow better than their peer group in the same per capital income.

Learn more about this thesis. Watch the video now!

Ruchir Sharma is also author of Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles

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