A net 48% of delegates planned to increase their EM credit allocations over the following 12 months – up from just 20% at our February Stockholm event. In contrast, demand for EM sovereign debt has fallen, with a net 5% expecting to increase their weightings – down from 20% in February.
The results are in-line with broader European trends, as investors shift their EM fixed income allocations away from sovereigns and towards credit, in search of higher yields. Indeed, delegates at all of our events in 2013 planned in aggregate to increase their EM corporate bond exposure.
Expert Investor Nordic delegates gave their views on a range of macroeconomic and investment topics. Platinum members can view a full breakdown of the event voting data here, as well as charts showing how Swedish investor appetite for various asset classes has changed over time, here.