Emerging Market Government Bonds
ESG integration in bonds ‘requires different strategy’ to equities
ESG criteria in fixed income funds should focus on company’s financial strength, rather than market sentiment
Fund selectors still keen on EM debt despite sell-off
Emerging market fundamentals remain robust in the opinion of many European fund buyers who say a market correction has increased the appeal of the asset class, according to Last Word Research.
Investors kick off 2018 with rush to EM funds
European-domiciled emerging market (EM) funds have seen a spectacular turnaround in fortunes at the start of 2018 with inflows up €14.5bn during January to reach a total €11.4bn of assets under management after there were €3bn of outflows in December, according to Morningstar data on global categories.