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The economic reality of many countries today places them in an “in-between” category – clearly not an Emerging market, but not yet qualified as a Developed market.
FTSE’s unique 4-tiered Country Classification structure, which includes an Advanced Emerging category, bridges this gap and can be used to further define an investing universe and provide added flexibility in the development of a portfolio strategy.
FTSE Equity Country Classification
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Source: FTSE Russell. As of September 2020. For more information please visit: http://www.ftserussell.com/equity-country-classification
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