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ESG en EMD – een langetermijnvisie

ESG en EMD – een langetermijnvisie

🕔15:59, 19.Jan 2022

Beleggers met allocaties naar obligaties uit opkomende markten moeten nu begrijpen wat de werkelijke impact is op opkomende economieën van langetermijnfactoren zoals de klimaatverandering en de ontwikkeling van menselijk kapitaal.

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Why invest in EM local currency debt?

Why invest in EM local currency debt?

🕔10:05, 14.Jan 2022

Disappointing US dollar bond returns in EM local currency debt has led to a decline in flows into the asset class over the past decade. In this paper, we discuss the key reasons to invest in EM local currency debt, some of the factors behind the recent weakness in the asset class returns and prospects for the asset class going forward. 

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EM inflation elevated, but still relatively contained

EM inflation elevated, but still relatively contained

🕔10:52, 12.Jan 2022

The gap between emerging market (EM) inflation over developed market (DM) inflation has remained contained this time, in part due to weak economic conditions, muted domestic credit creation and proactive EM central banks. Tighter EM financial conditions should anchor longer

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Emerging Market Fixed Income 2022 Outlook

Emerging Market Fixed Income 2022 Outlook

🕔10:31, 10.Jan 2022

In this paper, we will discuss the outlook for emerging market (EM) fixed income in 2022 and the key themes investors are likely to focus on at the beginning of this year. A waning global growth momentum, rising inflation and

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Sustainability linked bonds: bedrijven uit opkomende markten verhogen de inzet

Sustainability linked bonds: bedrijven uit opkomende markten verhogen de inzet

🕔12:45, 1.Jan 2022

Bedrijven uit opkomende markten maken steeds vaker gebruik van een innovatief type obligatie om hun inspanningen voor de groene transitie te ondersteunen. Van kustoverstromingen tot een mogelijke ineenstorting van de landbouwproductie, opkomende economieën zijn kwetsbaarder voor de gevolgen van de

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Liftoff? EM has already taken off

Liftoff? EM has already taken off

🕔14:12, 29.Nov 2021

As U.S. inflation is hitting three-decade highs, market talk has been all about “liftoff:” When will the Federal Reserve and others start raising their policy rates? This is old news in emerging markets (EMs), where many countries have already raised

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Capital Group – Webinar – Digital Financial Services in Emerging and Frontier markets

🕔09:30, 25.Nov 2021

Emerging markets are driving the transformation to digital payments. Whilst wildly adopted in China due to the proliferation of e-commerce, mostly supportive regulation (until recently) and a large target market, electronic payments are now rapidly catching up in other EM

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Can EM Narrow the Gap?

Can EM Narrow the Gap?

🕔08:20, 4.Nov 2021

During the past quarter, markets have become increasingly concerned about a growth slowdown, partly due to a resurgence of COVID-19, and partly due to global supply chain disruptions, which also caused a rise in inflation. This in turn tightened global

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Q&A: what we’re watching given the current state of China

Q&A: what we’re watching given the current state of China

🕔04:21, 27.Oct 2021

As the world’s largest emerging market, China is always on our radar. However, the recent news of property developer China Evergrande Group has prompted fear in the markets over contagion. Here’s what we’re saying about the current situation. 

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Markets in September – A case of the seven-month itch?

Markets in September – A case of the seven-month itch?

🕔16:50, 20.Oct 2021

After seven consecutive months of gains, global equities fell by 4.3% in September (the MSCI AC World index in US dollar terms), cropping their year-to-date growth to 9.8%. While emerging market equities posted a similar loss (-4.2% for the MSCI

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How to harness the emerging market ‘triple premium’

How to harness the emerging market ‘triple premium’

🕔08:22, 15.Oct 2021

In this quickfire Q&A, Yoram Lustig, Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, EMEA, outlines the compelling reasons why investors should consider a strategic allocation to emerging market equities – as well as the benefits of employing active management in this increasingly diverse

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How Digital Currencies Add Policy Potency for Emerging Markets

How Digital Currencies Add Policy Potency for Emerging Markets

🕔12:03, 1.Oct 2021

More monetary policy control as rate decisions have a broader impact.  Digital currencies issued by emerging market (EM) central banks are set to enhance financial inclusion and facilitate greater control over their nations’ economies. As central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are

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What will be the key factors driving EM debt markets in 2021?

What will be the key factors driving EM debt markets in 2021?

🕔10:44, 23.Sep 2021

The market seems very positive on the global backdrop — do you agree with the consensus views? How will this impact emerging market debt?

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Are emerging markets on the cusp of a dividend boom?

Are emerging markets on the cusp of a dividend boom?

🕔09:32, 7.Sep 2021

The headline numbers tell a fairly grim story. Global dividend payouts fell 12.1%1 in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic forced economies to shut down for a prolonged period. The economic inactivity prompted many companies to go into …

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Is the Value Rally in Emerging Markets Sustainable?

Is the Value Rally in Emerging Markets Sustainable?

🕔14:18, 24.Aug 2021

Value investing is coming in from the cold.  After a decade of strong value outperformance in emerging market equities from 2001 to 2010 came a decade of sustained underperformance. In 2020, the value/ growth divergence in EM reached an extreme

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Chinese growth worries look overdone

Chinese growth worries look overdone

🕔11:14, 23.Aug 2021

Emerging market assets continued to underperform in a week filled with geopolitical upheaval. Low vaccination rates and increasing policy tightening in the emerging world are a source of concern. The market is also worried about Chinese growth prospects, although we

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Emerging markets miss out on equities and bonds surge

Emerging markets miss out on equities and bonds surge

🕔10:14, 10.Aug 2021

Weekly investment update: At first sight, the direction of financial markets in July might have come as a surprise: global equities posted their sixth consecutive monthly gain despite a steep drop in emerging market equities, while bond markets also recorded

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Corporations Reopen the Checkbook for Capex

Corporations Reopen the Checkbook for Capex

🕔13:47, 2.Aug 2021

Outlook on Emerging Markets: In the second quarter, the MSCI Emerging Markets Index finished up 5.05% in US dollar terms. From a regional perspective, Latin America had a strong showing, driven by strong performance in Brazil, followed by Europe, the

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Which emerging markets will be the winners and losers from energy transition?

Which emerging markets will be the winners and losers from energy transition?

🕔13:07, 16.Jul 2021

The race to decarbonise the global economy has the potential to turn the commodities market upside down. And this will have wide-ranging implications for emerging markets (EM). Most of the world’s largest economies are targeting “net zero” emissions of carbon

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Do emerging markets & ESG mix?

Do emerging markets & ESG mix?

🕔10:23, 18.Jun 2021

Anthony Kettle tackles the common misconception that emerging markets – which make up c.25% of the global bond universe – are behind the curve on this industry megatrend. While ESG is quickly becoming a big part of most asset managers’

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Why emerging markets local currency debt in 4 charts

Why emerging markets local currency debt in 4 charts

🕔08:05, 16.Jun 2021

As emerging markets matured over the last couple decades, many countries began issuing debt, denominated in their respective local currency, rather than US dollars. This has created a valuable sub-asset class worth more than 3 trillion US dollars, alongside US

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Podcast: Flash Update on EM Investment Grade Corporate Bonds

Podcast: Flash Update on EM Investment Grade Corporate Bonds

🕔11:56, 3.Jun 2021

Key takeaways: Emerging market (EM) investment-grade corporate bonds appear particularly attractive in a world of very low but rising interest rates This is even more true for non-USD investors, which benefit currently from very low hedging costs As a result,

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What’s Next for China’s Geopolitical Relations?

What’s Next for China’s Geopolitical Relations?

🕔08:39, 24.May 2021

Market participants have closely monitored China’s constantly evolving relationship with the United States. Tensions between the U.S. and China have been exacerbated by trade wars, sanctions, human rights violations, and threats of delisting of Chinese companies on U.S. exchanges. Despite

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EM: deze keer is het anders

EM: deze keer is het anders

🕔15:47, 8.Apr 2021

Als we dieper ingaan op vastrentende waarden uit opkomende markten ontdekken we variatie in spreiding, zowel over landen als over kapitaalstructuur.

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Seeking Alpha in Emerging Markets Corporate Debt

Seeking Alpha in Emerging Markets Corporate Debt

🕔10:37, 31.Mar 2021

Corporate debt is the fastest‑growing area of hard currency emerging markets (EM) debt, with almost USD 2.5 trillion outstanding and new issuance averaging 15% of debt outstanding per year since 2011. The asset class generated strong risk‑adjusted returns over the five years ended December 31, 2020, due to the …

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Five reasons to be bullish on local-currency emerging-market debt

Five reasons to be bullish on local-currency emerging-market debt

🕔10:12, 23.Mar 2021

Emerging-market economies did not shut down to the degree that occurred in developed-market economies in the face of COVID-19 in 2020, and neither are they are shutting down as aggressively now. While significant growth downgrades for 2020 …

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China’s Economy: Recovery and Rebalancing

China’s Economy: Recovery and Rebalancing

🕔16:16, 18.Mar 2021

China and its strong economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic have not gone unnoticed. Fourth‑quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth came in at 6.5% year over year, pushing the annual average growth to 2.3% for 2020. China should be the only major economy to record economic growth …

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Kansen ontdekken bij emittenten van bedrijfsobligaties uit opkomende markten

Kansen ontdekken bij emittenten van bedrijfsobligaties uit opkomende markten

🕔07:44, 11.Mar 2021

De kredietmarkt in opkomende landen heeft van nature een lagere blootstelling aan Covid-gevoelige sectoren (retail, luchtvaartmaatschappijen, horeca enz.) dan de ontwikkelde markten. Dat kan deels verklaren waarom het wanbetalingspercentage voor 2020 eindigde op 3,5 procent, ruim onder dat van de Amerikaanse high-yield …

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What’s in store for emerging markets?

What’s in store for emerging markets?

🕔16:01, 10.Mar 2021

What’s in store for emerging markets?   Q1 2021 Outlook   Emerging markets experienced a strong recovery both in activity and capital inflows in Q4 2020, supported by intense search for yield and a more optimistic global growth outlook thanks to vaccine

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Video: Multi-Asset Conversations – Episode 3

Video: Multi-Asset Conversations – Episode 3

🕔10:58, 8.Mar 2021

In this latest edition of the Multi Asset Conversations, the team share their thoughts on key currencies and the positive impact the vaccine roll-out has had on the EUR, GBP and USD. They also discuss their views about Emerging Markets, a highly disparate universe where markets need to be treated on their individual merits.

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Will India be the next high-growth emerging market?

Will India be the next high-growth emerging market?

🕔08:34, 4.Mar 2021

When Facebook paid $5.7 billion for a 10% stake in Jio Platforms, the digital technology arm of Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries, it signalled Silicon Valley’s growing enthusiasm for India’s consumer market. Facebook’s main interest in the deal with India’s largest mobile network was to process payments for millions of local retailers via its WhatsApp messaging service, which …

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When Emerging Market Debt Dances to the Inflation Tune

When Emerging Market Debt Dances to the Inflation Tune

🕔14:16, 3.Mar 2021

Rising oil prices are front and center of the markets’ narrative  at present. What this potentially means for emerging market (EM) countries and how it impacts inflation and—in particular—currencies were …

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5 Reasons to Consider EM Local Bonds

5 Reasons to Consider EM Local Bonds

🕔09:28, 2.Mar 2021

With investors struggling to find much‑needed yield, we believe emerging market (EM) local bonds offer attractive opportunities. The yields on offer from a number of EM local bond markets are among the highest currently available in fixed income, while EM currencies are attractively valued and look set to benefit from the U.S. dollar cycle …

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New Asian century: post-pandemic opportunity

New Asian century: post-pandemic opportunity

🕔14:09, 26.Feb 2021

Why emerging Asian assets will grab a greater share of global investors’ portfolios. A year after the Covid-19 outbreak triggered widespread social and economic upheaval, Asia is emerging out of the crisis stronger and with greater influence on the world stage, pulling the globe’s economic centre of gravity steadily to the East. 

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Verdad: Emerging Markets Crisis Investing

Verdad: Emerging Markets Crisis Investing

🕔11:37, 23.Feb 2021

We studied every EM crisis since 1987 and found that it can be possible to reap excess returns by only investing in the two years immediatly after a crisis, an approach we call “crisis investing”. We define EM crisis as periods when major EM stock markets drew down al least 50%.

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Developing capital markets make China an exciting option

Developing capital markets make China an exciting option

🕔08:04, 22.Feb 2021

With Chinese New Year celebrations getting underway and 2021 being the Year of the Ox – a symbol of strength and determination – we look at the prospects for Chinese equities. The past several years has seen investors inundated with negative headlines about trade wars and international tensions. But what has been much overlooked is the significant progress China has made in developing its capital markets, which has made investing there more …

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Developing capital markets make China an exciting option

Developing capital markets make China an exciting option

🕔10:44, 18.Feb 2021

With Chinese New Year celebrations getting underway and 2021 being the Year of the Ox – a symbol of strength and determination – we look at the prospects for Chinese equities

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Capital Group – Webinar – What will be the key factors driving EM debt markets in 2021?

🕔09:30, 17.Feb 2021

Webinar – What will be the key factors driving EM debt markets in 2021? With three quarters of developed market bonds currently trading at negative yields once adjusted for inflation, there is added impetus for investing in emerging market (EM)

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Op volle kracht vooruit voor de opkomende markten?

Op volle kracht vooruit voor de opkomende markten?

🕔16:30, 8.Feb 2021

Na een krimp in 2020 – zij het veel minder dan in de ontwikkelde markten – verwachten we dat de reële bbp-groei in de opkomende markten sterk zal stijgen in 2021, waardoor de kloof met de ontwikkelde markten nog groter wordt. De groei zal gestuurd worden door de regio …

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5 reasons why EM equities could power ahead in 2021

5 reasons why EM equities could power ahead in 2021

🕔08:21, 8.Feb 2021

Has the tide finally turned for emerging markets equities after a decade of trailing US markets? It’s a question we often hear. After two consecutive years of solid gains for the benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets Index, emerging markets appear well positioned for further growth. The US dollar has weakened, commodity prices have …

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Full steam ahead for emerging markets?

Full steam ahead for emerging markets?

🕔08:18, 3.Feb 2021

Full steam ahead for emerging markets? Five reasons why we believe the EM GDP growth differential with developed markets should widen in 2021 After contracting in 2020 – albeit far less than developed markets – we forecast real GDP growth

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Finding Deeper Value in Emerging Markets

Finding Deeper Value in Emerging Markets

🕔09:49, 2.Feb 2021

Value funds—whether global, developed, or emerging—encountered a major style headwind in 2020. Globally, economy‑sensitive value stocks underperformed during the coronavirus pandemic, which was to be expected. Value companies tend to be in traditional sectors that need growth in real economic

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More than zero: Using emerging markets bonds to optimise portfolios

More than zero: Using emerging markets bonds to optimise portfolios

🕔12:26, 22.Jan 2021

More than zero: Using emerging markets bonds to optimise portfolios There are a number of reasons many investors do not yet have emerging markets (EM) bonds in their portfolio, including awareness, understanding and difficulty of access. All of this means

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Global emerging markets: gaining momentum

Global emerging markets: gaining momentum

🕔22:09, 12.Jan 2021

Global emerging markets: gaining momentum Despite its huge impact on health and wellbeing, the Covid-19 pandemic has done little to disrupt the powerful structural trends driving growth in emerging markets (EMs). We expect these trends to gain additional momentum in

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Seeking out good alpha opportunities in emerging market debt

Seeking out good alpha opportunities in emerging market debt

🕔08:23, 11.Jan 2021

There are reasons to expect a slower and less comprehensive vaccine roll-out among EMs than in richer countries, and the fiscal damage done to already-fragile sovereign balance sheets may increase vulnerabilities. But the steady recovery of the asset class since

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2021 Outlook: Emerging Markets And The Normalization Of Growth

2021 Outlook: Emerging Markets And The Normalization Of Growth

🕔14:30, 21.Dec 2020

2020 will been known as the year of the coronavirus as the impact was far reaching and felt by every country in the world. Emerging markets were not immune, but 2020 marked a turning point for emerging markets debt markets

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Emerging market debt outlook for 2021

Emerging market debt outlook for 2021

🕔11:26, 17.Dec 2020

Investment Insights  2020 was a volatile year for emerging markets (EM). EM debt faced underperformance during the first half of the year, a sharp retracement and outperformance relative to developed markets during the early summer, and subsequent bouts of intermittent

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Emerging Markets Charts & Views

Emerging Markets Charts & Views

🕔11:06, 16.Dec 2020

2021 Outlook and Beyond  The US election outcome and the hopes that the Covid-19 vaccine will be a tangible reality by the end of the year or the beginning of 2021 bode well for a worldwide economic recovery. China is

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Emerging market investing: Allocation to the fastest-growing markets

Emerging market investing: Allocation to the fastest-growing markets

🕔15:07, 11.Dec 2020

Investment Insights  While each crisis is different, what is striking about this global pandemic is that (excluding China) the impact on emerging market assets appears to be more dire than the spread of the virus itself to those countries. The

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Emerging markets: Into the new decade

Emerging markets: Into the new decade

🕔14:40, 10.Dec 2020

Investment Insights  Coronavirus-induced lockdowns have wreaked havoc on the global economy. Among emerging and developing countries, those that are heavily dependent on global trade, tourism, commodity exports, and external financing are likely to be the hardest hit, according to the

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