Fri, Dec 9, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Opalesque Radio

Why Invest in Emerging Market Corporate Debt?
Radio Feature 81: Sona Blessing in conversation with John Peta and Zara Kazaryan
 
Monday, August 05, 2013

radio John Peta is Portfolio Manager, Co-head of Emerging Market Debt and Local Currency Strategy Leader. Zara Kazaryan is Fund Manager of Emerging Markets Debt and Corporate Strategy Leader. Both are members of Threadneedle’s Emerging Markets Fixed Income Team.

"The acceleration in rating upgrades for emerging markets corresponds with a vast improvement in the macro backdrop and net creditor status for emerging market countries in aggregate. Government debt to GDP for emerging market countries has declined to 34% of GDP 94.4% of GDP in 1993."

In this podcast they elaborate on the upside in emerging market debt and how it could be captured ...

 Download this feature as MP3 (30.20 MB)

 
Listen to the complete feature
Why Invest in Emerging Market Corporate Debt?

Duration: 13:11 

 

Or listen to selected sub-features
  • Q1 - Could you identify macroeconomic drivers that currently favour investing in emerging markets?

    Duration: 02:36 


  • Q2 - Within the emerging markets which asset classes do you believe will perform positively and why should investor be considering them?

    Duration: 01:07 


  • Q3 - How do you manage the underlying emerging market currency exposure and what is your longer term outlook on emerging market currencies?

    Duration: 01:28 


  • Q4 - Are emerging market corporates trading at attractive levels? Why and where have you have identified opportunities?

    Duration: 03:05 


  • Q5 - How would you rate an investment in emerging market corporates vs., emerging market high yield debt?

    Duration: 01:24 


  • Q6 - How do you factor-in inflation? Do you have a yield and duration target?

    Duration: 00:54 


  • Q7 - The Emerging Market Corporate Bond Index has a fairly substantial allocation to financials. How does this impact the way you allocate to emerging market corporate financials? Could you elaborate on the shadow banking issue in the context of the latter?

    Duration: 02:37 



Radio Link
  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Institutions - Texas County & District culls 5 hedge funds, reallocates to existing managers, Kentucky board gives final approval to halve hedge fund portfolio, $38bn Finnish fund moves assets to U.S. as Europe flounders, South Korea’s National Pension Fund holds 5% stake in 62 listed companies[more]

    Texas County & District culls 5 hedge funds, reallocates to existing managers Texas County & District Retirement System, Austin, continues to reduce the number of hedge funds, but not the size of its $6.2 billion hedge fund portfolio. It will redeem a total of $760 million from five hedg

  2. Opalesque Roundtable: Australian family offices search for good risk adjusted returns, happy to pay for skill[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Australian family offices want foremost good risk adjusted returns, and they are happy to pay for the skill, and in some cases, the limited capacity of an active manager. Jonas Daly, Head of Distribution at B

  3. StepStone announces close of Swiss Capital acquisition[more]

    StepStone Group LP announced it has successfully closed the acquisition of Swiss Capital Alternative Investments AG, one of the leading private debt and hedge fund solutions providers in Europe. The transaction was originally announced in May 2016, and has been in the process of receiving regulatory

  4. Investing - Stephen Cohen investing $275m in free clinics treating veterans' mental health issues, California Resources loses favor with hedge funds[more]

    Stephen Cohen investing $275m in free clinics treating veterans' mental health issues From Healthcarefinancenews.com: …Now, a new chain of free mental health clinics for vets has opened in five cities across the United States to fill the gap. The much-needed new treatment is underwritten

  5. Hedge funds flat in last week of November 'in sympathy with markets’[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds were close to flat in the last week of November in sympathy with markets, which took a pause ahead of the OPEC meeting and Italian referendum. The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was -0.1% as of end November 29 (-1.7% YTD), according to the latest