Frontier markets like Nigeria & Kenya suit those with long-term investment horizons

The term ‘frontier markets’ is a useful way to group those countries that have economies that are less developed than those in emerging markets.

Such markets are probably more suitable for investors with a long-term investment horizon.

Mona Shah, portfolio manager, Rathbone multi-asset portfolios, suggests that people should invest with at least a 10-year outlook.

“I think [frontier markets] are definitely less liquid. I do think you have to invest with even a 10-year view in these markets because they can be so nascent,” she says.

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