Posted August 1, 2022 11:03 pm by Comments

Emerging markets hit by record streak of withdrawals by foreign investors (Financial Times) $ (Non-Paywalled)

  • Investors have also pulled $30bn so far this year from EM foreign currency bond funds, which invest in bonds issued on capital markets in advanced economies, according to data from JPMorgan.
  • The foreign currency bonds of at least 20 frontier and emerging markets are trading at yields of more than 10 percentage points above those of comparable US Treasury bonds, according to JPMorgan data collated by the Financial Times. Spreads at such high levels are often seen as an indicator of severe financial stress and default risk.

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