The rise of emerging markets debt (EMD) into a mainstream asset class has, in our view, been broadly beneficial for investors. Not only does the asset class offer a unique source of income and exposure to some of the fastest-growing parts of the world, the addition of EMD to portfolios comprising developed-markets fixed income can offer useful diversification benefits.
Eaton Vance Monthly Market Monitor presents a concise review of economic and asset class data through clear and impactful charts. Providing timely information across a broad array of markets and investment topics, this guide serves as a helpful resource in providing connectivity between changing market events and implications for investor portfolios.
In the past decade, there has been a 350% increase in institutional holdings of emerging-markets (EM) debt, much of which has been invested in index-based strategies.
Emerging-market (EM) economies and their capital markets continue to have strategic significance for institutional investors.
Marshall L. Stocker, Ph.D., CFA, an economist and portfolio manager in Eaton Vance’s Global Income team, has been appointed Director of Country Research, leading a team focused on analysing country-level political-economic policies.