First State's Williamson: EM debt nowhere near bubble territory

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First State Investments' head of emerging markets debt Helene Williamson argues EM debt valuations have moved away from other fixed income markets, leaving it looking attractive.

Williamson, who oversees First State's wide range of emerging markets debt funds, said risk premiums for the asset class are far off record lows, unlike US high yield and corporate bond markets. While...

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