Are insurers missing an opportunity when it comes to their limited allocation to emerging market corporate debt?
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Are insurers making a mistake when it comes to their paltry allocation to emerging market (EM) Corporate Debt? Loomis Sayles thinks so.
Think differently about emerging markets (EM) debt investing.
After several years of sovereign downgrades, there has been a decoupling of the corporate asset class from the sovereign space.
Investors of many types were blindsided by the COVID-19 Crisis. Emerging Market (EM) debt investors, familiar with volatility and the opportunities market dislocations can provide, have been assessing portfolio allocations in light of shifting valuations.
Investors may view emerging markets as particularly vulnerable to volatility, since the asset class typically sees outflows during times of market stress. However, emerging markets are not all one and the same.
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