Brazil recently resolved a long-running national trauma by impeaching its president and confirming her replacement. The action opens the door for new efforts to revive the country’s economy.

We think potential opportunities in emerging market equities may continue in the near term from lower oil prices and ongoing reform programs in many emerging market countries.

Emerging market countries have been growing faster than developed markets for more than a decade. Billions of new consumers continue to enter the global economy, driving demand for goods and services.