Emerging Market Debt
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.
End of QE requires radical rethink
The end of the QE-led economic cycle means investors may need a more diversified portfolio – with defensive equities such as healthcare, commodities and short-term high-yield bonds – to ensure outperformance as we enter a period of greater uncertainty, according to analysts at Denmark’s Saxo Bank.
Survey: 75% investors expect improvement to EMD fundamentals
Majority of institutional investors expect allocations to emerging market debt to increase over the next year despite concerns that rising interest rates could encourage outflows, according to poll.
NN Investment Partners launches emerging markets debt fund
Netherlands-based asset manager NN Investment Partners has launched a short duration emerging markets debt fund.
Survey: Demand for EM debt steady despite rate rises
Fund managers favour high yield credit and local currency emerging market debt but remain cautious on investment grade credit, according to survey of fixed income firms.
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.