Emerging market debt has been attracting robust inflows but as monetary policy tightens and volatility rises can the asset class retain its appeal?
Blackrock has helped JP Morgan create a new fixed income index for emerging market issuers with strong environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices.
Fixed-income products account for more than three quarters of institutions’ portfolios as investors look to emerging markets to mitigate impact of low interest rates in eurozone, according to study.
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.
Netherlands-based asset manager NN Investment Partners has launched a short duration emerging markets debt fund.
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.
As interest rate hikes loom and quantitative easing ends investors need to be creative to find value in fixed income according to a bonds market expert.
Emerging market bond funds are the “sweet spot” when it comes to the search for fixed income yield, according to BlackRock.
Bespoke private assets covering range of short term and long term securities can have attractive ‘illiquidity premiums’ due to the structure of the debt, according to a fixed income-focused fund selector.
Skittish investment in high yield bonds and robust demand for emerging market debt led the action by European bond funds over the last year. Will this trend continue?