Read how EM and small cap companies are increasingly distinguishing themselves in the ESG universe.
Emerging Markets in 2018
There are four fundamental factors that should sustain EM growth over 2018: a pick-up in global trade; higher commodity prices; a weaker US dollar; and monetary policy shifting to a pro-growth agenda.
Emerging Market Debt
HC and LC debt have both enjoyed discreet periods of out and under-performance relative to each other for different reasons.
Recent issues may have caused concern that EM bond yields are too low for the risk taken, but we think the majority still offer value.
After years in the wilderness because of bankruptcy and recession, Argentina is back on a path toward inclusion in the global investment universe.
The extreme market volatility experienced in Brazil recently is a timely reminder of the significant idiosyncratic risks present in emerging market debt.
The views expressed in this material are the views of SSGA through the period ended 17 November 2017 and are subject to change based on market and other conditions.