VanEck Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF
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Opportunities in Emerging Market Credit Developments
Strong investor interest in emerging market debt (EMLC) (HYEM) has continued despite adverse political and economic issues in some countries.
Quality May Provide Attractive Risk-Adjusted Returns
It’s useful to analyze the historical returns of credit rating categories within emerging markets bonds.
What Are the Attractive Characteristics of High Yield EM Bonds?
Investors are flocking to government bonds (BND) of developed markets, which is causing downward pressure on interest rates.
How High Yield Emerging Market Bonds Can Offer Hidden Value
HY EM bonds currently offer higher yields than both high yield US corporate bonds (HYG) (JNK) and high EM sovereign bonds.
How Will the Fixed Income Market Fare in 2019?
The US fixed income market saw a strong close to 2018.
Structural Reforms Have Strengthened Emerging Markets
According to a recent BofA Merrill Lynch Global Investment strategy report, emerging markets are expected to grow at a modest pace of 4.7% in 2017.
Do Emerging Market Bond Credit Ratings Affect Returns?
In recent years, emerging market (EMLC) (HYEM) ratings have improved considerably due to the strengthening macroeconomic framework as well as years of reforms.
Can a Rate Hike Affect the Performances of Emerging Market Bonds?
In her speech at the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium, Fed chair Janet Yellen expressed optimism about another rate hike in the United States.
Local Currencies Fuel the Emerging Market Rally
Strong Local Currency Performance As Rates Remain Steady Returns in the emerging markets debt space have so far in 2016 ranked commensurately with risk. More specifically, local debt has been the top performer, with a total return of 17.08% YTD after a very strong September (2.02%). Although local sovereigns are lower duration by nearly two […]
Why Attractive Yields Are Supporting the Emerging Market Rally
Negative bond yields in Japan and the Eurozone, coupled with very low federal funds rates in the United States, are part of why emerging market bonds and currencies have performed so well in 2016.
Is Emerging Market Debt Immune to Rate Hikes?
The Federal Reserve kept its key interest rate unchanged in its policy meeting this week while signaling a possible rate hike in December.
Emerging Market Debt Outperforms Other Risk Assets
While around 30% of developed market bonds (IHY) are trading at negative yields, emerging market debts (HYEM) are offering attractive returns.
Opportunities Abound in Other Emerging Markets
Brazil’s (BRF) new government is eager to implement structural reforms to strengthen fiscal responsibility, and the central bank is likely to follow suit.
Fed’s Rate Hike Decision to Drive the Markets
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 Hot Asset Investors Are Chasing Currently
Current low and negative yields in developed markets have led many to look outside of core fixed income asset classes for attractive income.
Central and Eastern Europe Have the Brexit Blues
In the long term, Eastern Europe is largely affected by the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union because of its strong trade links.
The Sweet Spot of Emerging Market Debt
While global growth statistics remain within muted expectations, EM debt and equity could remain the beneficiaries of additional capital flows for some time.
Time to Look at Emerging Market Debt
Global emerging markets (“EM”) debt, both hard and local currency, rebounded strongly in June after a significant retracement in May.
What’s in Store for Fallen Angel Bonds?
Fallen angels (ANGL) have had lower average default rates than the broad high yield bond (HYEM)(IHY) market historically (3.58% versus 4.19%).
Interest Rate Outlooks Don’t Affect All Asset Classes: Here’s Why
Historically, it seems that fallen angels generally perform well across interest rate environments.
Why Have Fallen Angels Outperformed Broad High Yield Bonds?
About 75% of fallen angel bonds (ANGL) were rated BB as of May 31, 2016. Original-issue investment-grade bond issuers tend to be larger.