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  • Emerging Markets Bonds

    July 15, 2021

    June Gloom Is Jejune

    by Eric Fine, Head of Active EM Debt

    Global growth and improved fiscal outlooks at the forefront of increasingly positive trends in EM. China, South Africa, Mexico, Colombia and Chile were the Fund's largest positions in June.

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    Emerging Markets Bonds

    June 16, 2021

    Hurray for May

    by Eric Fine, Head of Active EM Debt

    Europe and EM are poised for growth in a reflationary economy. China, South Africa, Mexico, Colombia and Chile were the Fund's largest positions in May.

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    Emerging Markets Bonds

    June 01, 2021

    EM High Yield Bonds Withstand Rising Rates

    by Fran Rodilosso, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management, CFA

    Emerging markets high yield corporate bonds have been a bright spot within emerging markets debt over the past year, despite the increase in U.S. interest rates.

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    Emerging Markets Bonds

    May 13, 2021

    A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

    by Eric Fine, Head of Active EM Debt

    A variety of powerful tailwinds may set the stage for strong EM growth. China, South Africa, Mexico, Colombia and Peru were the Fund’s largest positions in April.

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    Emerging Markets Bonds

    April 26, 2021

    IMF Spring 2021 Meetings: The Glass is All Full

    by Eric Fine, Head of Active EM Debt,

    Active Emerging Markets Debt Team

    Here are our top global and emerging markets takeaways from the recent IMF Spring 2021 Meetings.

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    Emerging Markets Bonds

    April 14, 2021

    Treasuries Turn?

    by Eric Fine, Head of Active EM Debt

    The sharply improving global growth outlook should support EM debt; China, Mexico, South Africa, Colombia and Indonesia were the Fund’s largest positions in March.

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    Emerging Markets Bonds

    April 07, 2021

    Fortify Your 40% with Emerging Markets Bonds

    by Eric Fine, Head of Active EM Debt,

    Fran Rodilosso, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management, CFA

    Emerging markets bonds historically do well in rising rate environments—particularly when rates rise due to higher growth prospects rather than a taper tantrum.

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    Emerging Markets Bonds

    March 18, 2021

    All About Treasuries … For Now

    by Eric Fine, Head of Active EM Debt

    The Fund continues to focus on “safe” low-yielding bonds that should do well in a reflation; China, Mexico, South Africa, Russia and Indonesia were the fund’s largest positions in February.

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    Emerging Markets Bonds

    March 09, 2021

    What Sets Chinese Bonds Apart?

    by Fran Rodilosso, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management, CFA

    We believe a targeted exposure to China onshore bonds beyond what is available in a broader global exposure may be worth a closer look, given the unique traits of the Chinese bond market.

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    Emerging Markets Bonds

    February 24, 2021

    January Pause Refreshes

    by Eric Fine, Head of Active EM Debt

    Duration is the name of the game, as the Fund focuses on bonds that should do well in a reflation; China, Mexico, Indonesia, South Africa and Russia were the fund’s largest positions in January.

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