Urban Larson, product specialist, emerging markets debt at Standish, gives his view on the volatility affecting emerging markets bonds and currencies.
The Argentinian central bank's decision to reduce sales of US dollars may signal a move to preserve its foreign exchange reserves, says Mike Simpson, Investment Manager, Baring Latin America Fund at Baring Asset Management.
Dire growth rates and the threat of insolvency hanging over banks has caused Eaton Vance managers to heavily short both French and Spanish debt.
Greece has fallen out of a list of the top ten riskiest sovereign credits after restructuring its debt, but a number of other sovereigns are still at risk, new research has revealed.
Renaissance Asset Managers (RAM) has announced the launch of a Frontier Markets fund to invest in markets with a forecast GDP growth of over 4%.
One year on from the demonstrations in Egypt’s Tahrir Square, managers polled by the UK’s Association of Investment Companies consider the prospects for investing in the region.
Banco Santander is hoping emerging markets, particularly demand for private banking services in Brazil, will boost profits in 2012.
Embattled Greece tops the global table of the most risky sovereign credits in the world, as it has been for much of the past year, while Norway continues to head the least risky sovereign issuers, according to a report on liquidity metrics from CMA Datavision...
As the crisis in Europe threatens global economic recovery, investors are looking at more attractive alternatives in emerging markets and turning their attention to Latin America.
Emerging markets were caught up in the global equity rout over the third quarter. But was this a justified correction or has indiscriminate selling created compelling valuation opportunities?
The misconceptions of the risks associated with investing in Africa are most acutely expressed within the valuations of local African debt markets, says Mahan Namin, a portfolio manager at Insparo Asset Management.