Emerging Market

Emerging Markets – Fed takes the steam out of emerging markets – Reuters – 21/09/2017

Emerging stocks and currencies fell on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve confirmed it would reverse its stimulus programme from next month and stick to rate hike plans.

Source:  Reuters, 2017/09/21

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Fed Shock to Emerging Markets May Not Be as Bad as Feared – Bloomberg – 26/07/2017

For all the angst about the potential for higher U.S. interest rates to hammer developing-nation assets, in fact prices show the increase is mostly priced in, according to money managers including Aberdeen Asset Management Plc and UBS Wealth Management. The extra yield investors get to hold local emerging-market debt instead of bonds from developed countries [...]

By |July 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Argentina acclaimed by the markets for its first 100-year bond

Argentina acclaimed by the markets for its first 100-year bond

A little more than a year after the end of the long saga of Argentine debt, Buenos Aires continues to be tested by the financial markets. The Macri government has just completed a 100-year bond issue in USD. This event that would have been impossible even [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: Analyst's Insight|Tags: , , |

Global bonds outstanding by country

In its latest report, the PRI reveals how environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues can affect the performance of investment portfolios. Here the influence of Credit Ratings on the Bond market is highlighted. Indeed, Debt market is larger than Equity market (87.7 tn $ vs. 67.1 tn $).

Global bonds outstanding by country (US$trn., 2015)

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By |July 13th, 2017|Categories: Map|Tags: , , , |

Emerging economies take lead on going green, but investment needed – Eco-Business – 13/07/2017

Countries like India have grasped the benefits of shifting to low-carbon development, but they can’t do it alone. Where can they turn to for help?

Source:  Eco-Business, 2017/07/13

By |July 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Developing countries rebel against the credit-rating agencies – The Economist – 29/06/2017

They accuse the agencies of unfairness towards their sovereign debt

Source:  The Economist, 2017/06/29

By |July 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Week Ahead in Emerging Markets: 19th June – Frontera News – 19/06/2017

Obviously, we’re seeing a bit of a washout in EM after the hawkish FOMC. Market was overly complacent and very long EM going into the FOMC meeting. The big question is how deep this selloff gets. For the better part of this year, EM dips have been met with renewed buying.

Source:  Frontera [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Emerging-market debt raises ‘supply crunch’ fears for LNG – LNG World Shipping – 17/05/2017

The shift in demand growth from developed to emerging markets, presents several challenges for the LNG sector – as these new buyers’ deteriorating credit-worthiness will make it harder to raise finance to invest in new liquefaction projects, a new report suggests.

Source:  LNG World Shipping, 2017/05/17

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Emerging-market debt raises ‘supply crunch’ fears for LNG – LNG World Shipping – 17/05/2017

The shift in demand growth from developed to emerging markets, presents several challenges for the LNG sector – as these new buyers’ deteriorating credit-worthiness will make it harder to raise finance to invest in new liquefaction projects, a new report suggests.

Source:  LNG World Shipping, 17/05/2017

By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Top-Performing Bond Fund Thrives on Risks That Most Others Dodge – Bloomberg – 02/05/2017

Pioneer buys Turkey, Nigeria, sees assets outperforming peers Bond fund has beaten 98 percent of rivals over five years

Source:  Bloomberg, 2017/05/02

By |May 4th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |