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What are developed, emerging, and frontier markets?

June 19, 2013

Vanguard experts explore the "new frontier"

If you’ve ever wondered how a developed economy differs from an emerging one or you don’t know what a frontier market is, you’re not alone. Chris Philips of Vanguard's Investment Strategy Group and Beth Orford of Vanguard Flagship Services® discuss the three types of international economies and the reasons why investments in some foreign markets are considered riskier than others.

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