Emerging Markets


Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets

While EM outperformance over DM has melted away in the first half of 2018, we believe both EM debt and equity markets continue to offer value, though investors need to be more discerning.

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Emerging Market Debt

Market Commentary

GCC Countries Keen to Tap Growing Demand for Bonds

GCC countries have not been on the radar of many international investors until now, but this is changing as their bonds join major indices.

Market Commentary

EMD Gets Boost from Changes to Global Agg

Indonesia and China are the latest EM bonds to join or be slated to join the Global Agg. These changes may create new challenges for bond investors.

Portfolio Insights

EMD: Hard Currency or Local Currency?

Investors in emerging market debt need to consider whether to buy hard currency or local currency bonds as they have different characteristics.

The views expressed in this material are the views of SSGA through the period ended 5 June 2018 and are subject to change based on market and other conditions.