Emerging-Market Equity Returns Doubling Rest of the World: Chart

A Deep Dive Into the Emerging Markets Rally

Developing-nation stocks are widening their performance gap to mature markets as prospects that central banks around the world will keep monetary policies supportive of riskier assets lure international investors. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index is trading at the highest level since July 2015 after a three-day rally pushed its advance in the past six months to 17 percent. The MSCI World Index of developed-nation equities gained 8.6 percent during the same period.