A relatively benign G20 summit and expectations for easier financial conditions ahead have boosted demand for emerging market debt. However, areas of value can still be found.
Trade barriers, once constructed, are not easy to remove and their implementation is likely provide a slower backdrop for financial market performance.
Investors are concerned about the deterioration of corporate debt quality.
The paper discusses the pportunities and risks that institutions should consider when investing in China’s A-Share and private equity markets.
Following two years of double-digit positive performance, emerging market (EM) equities have reversed course this year.
Dovish central banks, strong fundamentals and an improved outlook for China suggest that all stars are aligned for emerging markets. How long can the year-to-date rally continue?
With last year’s stock market volatility continuing into the first week of 2019, it is clear that investors are to an extent, the volatility seen at the end of 2018 was driven by concerns around the potential for an earnings recession in 2019.
With last year’s stock market volatility continuing into the first week of 2019, it is clear that investors are anxious. This anxiety is not without merit: indeed, economic data over the last two weeks seem to suggest a material slowdown in growth.
Trade was the hot topic of 2018, with the U.S. administration engaging in negotiations with many major trading partners.
In this paper, we assess the potential risks associated with such a strategy by stressing capital requirements using spread-implied ratings.