Strong investor interest in emerging market debt (EMLC) (HYEM) has continued despite adverse political and economic issues in some countries.
In the wake of disappointing economic indicators over the past month, the Federal Reserve kept the interest rate unchanged in its policy meeting this week.
The balance of countries in Asia present more interesting opportunities. To better focus our discussion, I’ll concentrate on investment grade markets.
As the intensifying search for yield goes international, Matt examines and shares his thoughts on the different Asian bond markets.
The EMQQ ETF’s (EMQQ) portfolio includes some of the prominent names in the emerging market industry.
As the middle class expands and discretionary incomes rise, the impact of the web and mobile technologies are felt more strongly in emerging markets.
Emerging market economies (EEM) have followed diverse trends that are likely to drive global growth in the coming decades.
Since its inception in November 2014, EMQQ has performed reasonably well. In its first full year of operations in 2015, the ETF gained 4.9%.
The CBOE Volatility Index (or VIX), a measure of market turbulence, tumbled 12% during the week ended September 3, 2016. It was the biggest fall in two months.
In addition to supportive technical and monetary policy, fundamentals appear to be stabilizing, and in many cases, improving in emerging markets economies.
Brazil’s GDP fell for the ninth consecutive quarter in 2Q16.
First the good news: After two years of a deep recession, the economic fundamentals of Brazil are showing signs of bottoming out. Industrial production has started to turn, and so…
Brazil’s performance in the 2016 Rio Olympics and worldwide speculation about a Fed rate hike might have a role to play in the country’s stock market performance in fiscal 2016.
Now that Brazil’s political scenario has improved and commodity prices have become more stable, the country is expected to attract investors again.
Various factors could continue to act as tailwinds for the rebounding emerging market space (EDC).
Emerging markets (VWO) have been on a tear this year! The past few years saw the asset class languish under fears of an economic downturn in China (YINN)(FXI), a US rate hike by the Federal Reserve, current account deficits, and currency volatility.
Earnings growth in Columbia has been weak so far this year. This is primarily due to crude oil price volatility and other geopolitical conditions affecting trade.
Developed markets such as the United States and Canada are among Mexico’s top export destinations. The United States commands about 80% of all Mexican exports.
Chile (ECH) continues to be the lowest-risk country in Latin America (ILF). It’s one of the best-evaluated economies in its region.
For more than a decade, the outgoing party’s continual resistance to honoring debt led to Argentina’s exclusion from international financial markets.