This report identifies the opportunity in the emerging market debt space, stressing the importance of taking a discerning view. It also outlines the growing need for greater coherence in terms of liquidity, in the face of increased electronic trading.
The 'Emerging Market Debt in Focus 2021' special report comprises two separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.
By A Paris – The benefits of diversification have been highlighted in the past 18 months and in this context, institutional investor appetite for emerging markets has increased. As they hunt for returns in a low interest environment and seek to take advantage of dislocations resulting from the Covid-19 turbulence, investors and asset managers have underscored the role an allocation to developing markets can play within portfolios.
Today’s emerging market (EM) traders are different to just a few years ago, with an increasing need for information, access and liquidity for a broader spectrum of emerging markets to meet the investment profile of portfolios.