emerging markets (EMs)

Are emerging market investment-grade bonds still worth the risk?  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

Are emerging market investment-grade bonds still worth the risk?

“Our view remains that the Fed will not taper QE in 2021 and will not hike until 2024,” says Eli Lee of Bank of Singapore.
From bipolarisation to bifurcation - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Inequality

From bipolarisation to bifurcation

“We need a new capitalism — a more fair, a more just and a more equitable capitalism,” says Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.
Mine for growth in emerging markets, but don't underestimate Uncle Sam - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Investing ideas

Mine for growth in emerging markets, but don't underestimate Uncle Sam

In a low-growth environment, investors, facing limited choices, are willing to pay top dollar for growth stories.

Investing ideas

Emerging Asia offers both shelter and opportunities amid global uncertainty

EM Asia economic recovery is set to outpace that of EM Eastern Europe and EM Latin America.

Funds

Investing in the unbanked inclusion in Emerging Markets

58% of the population in developing nations lack access to the formal banking network

Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets hit a Covid wall

The Covid-19 pandemic and the retreat of globalisation have widened the financial fortunes between developed and emerging economies. Does it mean the end of an era of supercharged catch-up growth for EMs?

Emerging Markets

Can China save EMs again?

Investors should invest in gold as a hedge and invest in South Korean equities, while avoiding EM sovereign bonds due to low yield.

Bonds and treasuries

Malaysia's bonds surge past peers in emerging Asia markets due to interest-rate cuts

Malaysia’s bonds have been the star performers in emerging Asia this quarter thanks to a succession of interest-rate cuts. Stubborn deflation and a shrinking economy mean there may be more to come.

FINANCE

Are emerging markets facing a countdown to fiscal cliff?

“If they can’t begin to grow, then that is going to limit the ability to continue to prop up these economies. The question is does that mean there is more pressure for populism?” - Cathy Hepworth, head of emerging market debt at PGIM Fixed Income

Special Feature

China's recovery a boon for Asian high yield bonds

At the start of this year, Asian high yield bonds were one of the asset classes favoured by UBS Asset Management (UBS-AM) to outperform. Their valuations did not look overly stretched and fundamentals were firm. In fact, the US and C
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