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Emerging Markets Debt Outlook

The Outlook for EM Debt - best whitepapers

Given the recent turmoil in EM foreign exchange markets and the uncertainty surrounding international trade, now is a good time to revisit the outlook for Emerging Markets Debt.

Our content team has selected some of the best EM Debt whitepapers added to Savvy Investor in the past month. How have US rate hikes and the continuing rise in the dollar affected the outlook for the sector? Read on…

emerging markets debt outlook

EM Debt - The Hidden Potential (Franklin Templeton, May 2018)
(For compliance reasons, this paper is only accessible in the EMEA region)
Emerging markets are evolving quickly, due to improving economic conditions, a decreased reliance upon exports, and a wealthier middle class. Franklin Templeton explores opportunities within the EM Debt asset class.

Investor Sentiment: Emerging Market Debt (NNIP, Jun 2018)
(For compliance reasons, this paper is only accessible in certain geographies)
NN Investment Partners presents their findings from a survey of 108 emerging market debt investors as well as their own research and views on this asset class.

Emerging markets: accessing the frontier (Capital Group, Jun 2018)
(For compliance reasons, this paper is only accessible in the UK and Europe)
Frontier markets offer a wider set of opportunities to institutional investors. Capital Group examines the benefits of allocating to the asset class, alongside the risks and obstacles presented by these smaller, less efficient markets.

Our emerging markets debt World Cup team (Fidelity International blog, Jun 2018)
(For compliance reasons, this paper is only accessible in the UK and Europe)
With the World Cup beginning this month, Fidelity International draws parallels between emerging market debt and football by presenting a portfolio of assets from the emerging nations that have qualified for the tournament.

Q2 2018 Global Fixed Income Survey (Russell Investments)
(For compliance purposes, this paper is only accessible in certain geographies)
In this quarterly fixed income survey, Russell Investments looks at US inflation expectations, the impact of rising rates, global credit markets, and emerging market currencies. 

Opportunities in EM Local Currency Bonds (Franklin Templeton, 2018)
(For compliance reasons, this paper is only accessible in the EMEA region)
As the EM debt asset class evolves and expands, institutional investors are increasingly examining the opportunity set presented by local currency bonds.

Emerging local debt: Now is the time (Wellington Management, 2018)
Wellington discusses the attractions of EM local debt: fundamentals are improving, valuations are attractive, and supply/demand trends are favorable.

Wait and See? China's Big Bond Challenge (State Street, May 2018)
China's greatest measure aimed at increasing foreign investment in its bond market has been the opening of the Bond Connect platform in 2017, but in certain regards institutional investors remain apprehensive.

The Venezuela Crisis and Consequences for South America (Moody's, Jun 2018)
Moody's argues that a deepening of Venezuela’s economic crisis could have significant consequences for economic growth and fiscal stability in the rest of South America.

Recent RMB policy and currency co-movements (BIS, 2018)
This paper examines the relationship between the determinants of the renminbi’s daily fixing and the co-movement of the renminbi with other EM currencies, since exchange rate reform in Aug 2015.

 

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