China is gradually opening up its bond market to foreign investors. Robin Creswell looks at how the market is evolving
Traditional fixed income assets are failing to deliver the returns many schemes need. Euan MacLaren assesses whether emerging market debt can provide an alternative
Investors must tread cautiously when searching for yield in emerging market debt (EMD), HSBC Global Asset Management has cautioned.
Emerging markets are a good option for investors who can learn from past mistakes
Professional Pensions is set to publish a special focus on emerging markets in August.
US-based manager Brandes Investment Partners has launched an emerging market equity fund which will take a multi-cap strategy using value analysis of companies in a typical 60-75 stock portfolio.
Emerging market equity and debt will see a surge in demand from institutional investors over the next 18 months, signalling renewed confidence in developing economies, a fund manager survey shows.
Andrew Short delves into the Brazillian economy
Legal & General Investment Management has launched its first emerging market sovereign debt funds following surging demand from UK pension schemes.
GSAM's Jim O’Neill on BRIC's tenth birthday
Professional Pensions' Knowledge Base looks at emerging markets and explores some key issues for trustees to consider when looking at their allocation to this asset class.
More and more pension funds are making their securities lending programmes work harder for them by expanding into emerging markets, as Helen Fowler reports
The panellists discuss how emerging markets can reduce a portfolio's volatility, how allocation between equity and debt should be split, and the key drivers set to affect EM investment
Professional Pensions' Knowledge Base looks at emerging markets and explores some key issues for trustees to consider when considering their allocation to this asset class
DC World spoke to Hartwig Kos and Andrew Benton about Barings' Dynamic Emerging Market Fund
Hartwig Kos explains how the Baring Dynamic Emerging Markets Fund draws on diversified growth experience
GLOBAL - Franklin Templeton's Mark Mobius has said he does not believe there will be a recession in developed or emerging markets despite the ongoing eurozone sovereign crisis.
MSCI has launched a tradable index, which is highly correlated to its flagship Emerging Markets Index but made up of just 50 of its largest constituents.
GLOBAL - PIMCO has hired five new investment staffers in London, New York and Singapore to round out its emerging markets equities team, with two joining from Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM).
GLOBAL - Emerging economies would face a systemic crisis if foreign investors, who own one-third of EM local currency debt markets, begin to pull out their cash, fund managers have warned.
US - Institutional investors rebalancing their portfolios following recent market volatility have leaned towards investments in high-dividend equities, active emerging markets and selective commodities, officials at J.P. Morgan Asset Management find....
This month the panellists discuss the effect of the European debt crisis on markets, the trend to dividend growth, and the role of emerging markets in returns.
GLOBAL - Now Europe and the US markets have been put in the ‘too-difficult' basket, managers and allocators have turned attention to Asia, a region some might feel is the world's ‘last man standing'.
Small schemes should be wary of investing in actively managed emerging market funds and stick to accessing the field through passive means, Bluefin Corporate Consulting warns.