Recent revelations about Saudi Arabia's hand in the Jamal Khashoggi affair has marred what is an otherwise engrossing growth story, not just for the largest of the Gulf states, but for other countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Asia Stars fund out in January 2019
US interest rate rises, international trade tensions and local currency volatility have remained key concerns in emerging markets (EM).
Impact of recent market correction
Elections and currency woes
After very strong returns in 2016 and 2017, emerging market debt (EMD) has underperformed this year amid intensifying concerns around trade protectionism, bear-flattening of the US Treasury yield curve, a strengthening US dollar and idiosyncratic issues...
Eighth fund for firm
It has been a challenging year for emerging markets (EMs).
Emerging markets (EM) have endured a tricky spell this year as the impact of US trade policy changes and slightly weaker earnings than expected rocked the sector.
Successful entries prompt weighting increase
Trade disputes, dollar strength and extensive currency depreciation in Argentina and Turkey (both with large current account deficits) have weighed on emerging market (EM) sentiment in recent months.
An 'ongoing reform effort' in China
'Timing is of the essence': Can Turkey recover from currency crisis and prevent wider EM contagion risk?
Managers warn of consequences from fall in lira
Finding opportunities in less well-known markets
Fixing an overheating economy
'Perfect storm of threats'
Subject to regulatory approval
'Prepare to go off the beaten track'
How disruptive technologies are booming in Asia and Africa
Assessing the impact of a possible AMLO win
Should investors consider EM corporate issuers for sustainable and responsible investment strategies?
With global growth accelerating, emerging market (EM) corporate fundamentals continue to improve. Moreover, EM corporate bonds offer attractive valuations in the current low-yield environment.