The 'All Pakistan Business Forum' (APBF) has lauded this positive development and congratulated the nation
The leading provider of international investment decision support tools – MSCI has reclassified its #Pakistan Index to the higher status of ‘Emerging Markets’. MSCI is expected to announce this decision at the “Semi-Annual Index Review in May 2017”. The decision will upgrade Pakistan from the stature of ‘Frontier Markets’ to ‘Emerging Markets’ and is expected to generate inflows of global portfolio investment, amounting to $475 million by the middle of 2017. This was stated by EFG Hermes – an Egypt-based investment bank.
The ‘All Pakistan Business Forum’ (APBF) has lauded this positive development and congratulated the nation, for ensuring that Pakistan’s #economic output is rising at a healthy pace. Global institutional investors use different MSCI indices – such as frontier, emerging, China and US markets – to create balanced portfolios to generate maximum returns while keeping in view their overall risk appetite. Emerging markets attract far more funds than frontier markets.