Asset Management

Innovative Investing

TIAA-CREF Asset Management manages a wide range of assets spanning a variety of portfolios. Learn more about how we implement our innovative investment strategies through these short case studies from around the globe.

Capturing Growth in Emerging Markets: China and India


An important trend in the global markets today is growth of the Chinese and Indian economies and the impact these developing countries are having on the global economy.

Only a few years ago China and India were considered emerging economies, with a role primarily as producers. Today they are increasingly integrated within the global business arena, and as their middle classes grow exponentially, they are creating a new demand for industries in the US and elsewhere.


Related Equity Stories

Our Global Equity Research team sets us apart. Forty industry analysts and more than 10 research associates watch their industries, conduct deep research, interact with company management teams, and feed that information to our portfolio management team.

TIAA-CREF has been investing in equities for over 60 years and international markets since 1972. With over $500 billion in equity assets under management (as of 12/31/12), our approach has evolved to reflect the global nature of markets and industries.