Long-term yields are so low that they have priced in slowing growth,
Bond price volatility and gold prices have risen as bond market
participants expect the US Federal Reserve and other central banks to slash
rates to counter a … Read the rest
GLOBAL investors have swept risk fears aside and have piled into emerging market bonds.
Global rating agency Moody’s estimates that between 2010 and the first quarter of 2019, emerging market (EM) municipalities, other “sub-sovereigns”, corporations, financial institutions, infrastructure and project … Read the rest
Global markets, albeit jittery, have recovered sharply this year as investors and traders believe that monetary ease will continue.
“The very gradual monetary tightening process is on pause and has become less predictable,” says Claudio Borio, Head of the Bank … Read the rest
GLOBAL investors seeking value have been switching money into Asian and emerging markets. But following steep rallies from the depressed levels in December, several analysts are cautioning that markets are overbought.
“The rotation from developed markets equity funds to emerging … Read the rest