This was a new introduction for us. This fund was launched three years ago in June 2019. We would want to do more work before considering adding to our watch list.
Emerging markets are seen an alternative credit option to developed markets. They feel it offers low valuations and the underlying credit risk is no different to that of US corporates with the same rating. Over the last ten years emerging market debt has delivered higher returns with less volatility and there is a high degree of diversification. As with any region care needs to be taken as there will be winners and losers, especially with the war in the Ukraine.
Some of those winners include Chile, Brazil, and South Africa. The strategy aims to offer a best idea funds to investors that invests across both hard and local currency and corporates as well as sovereign debt….read more