Investors weigh in on potential spillover effects from the fall in the Turkish lira
Client investments in emerging market currencies, equities and sovereign bonds have been hit by greenback’s unexpected rebound .
The Neuberger Berman Emerging Market Debt Local Currency Fund has reduced currency and duration risk in the portfolio following underperformance against the benchmark over the last quarter.
British equities may benefit from political turmoil in Spain and Italy despite Brexit concerns.
The global bond market sell-off this week sparked by the political crisis in Italy may create buy opportunities in Spanish and Portuguese debt.
A looming election and ultra-loose monetary policy have fuelled uncertainty in Sweden. The opportunities, therefore, may rest with world trade and a fall in the value of the krona.
The inclusion of Chinese bonds in the Bloomberg Barclays Aggregate Index is an incremental step in China opening up its economy that has been welcomed by investors, but their introduction to popular emerging market indices could be more disruptive.
Zürcher Kantonalbank Group’s (ZKB’s) asset management arm, Swisscanto has launched an emerging markets currency bond fund that aims to provide yield in the current low interest rate environment.
The re-election of Shinzo Abe as Japan’s prime minister in September has triggered a surge in inflows to Japanese equities. Is Japan’s recent streak of strong performance set to continue or are we witnessing yet another false dawn?
With most global fixed income markets priced for perfection, investors are flocking to the one yield hold-out left: emerging market debt. But are investors really being compensated for the risk?