FTfm: Emerging Markets

Beijing gains ever more influence over global markets; air pollution ranks high in Asia ESG challenges; emerging middle offers bumper payday for fund managers; EM bargains rise to the surface; Asian winners in the US-China trade spat

Inflows into China’s stocks and bonds have caught up with foreign direct investment

Growth will come from harnessing demand for financial products as demographics shift

Despite some collateral damage, the spat could be a blessing in disguise for some countries

If Brazil achieves even a watered-down version of its reforms, it could surprise on the upside

Environmental concerns, over and above governance, are driving progress in Asia

The scandal gives pause to those seeking emerging market exposure via private equity