Ashmore’s AUM hits $70bn as investors clamour for EM
Ashmore continued to benefit from high investor demand for emerging markets products, recording close to $8bn (£5.7bn, €6.5bn) in net inflows over the first half of the year.
Fixed income: winners and losers in H1
As we move through the halfway point of 2017, many investors have grown wary of the risk asset rally and are returning to the relative safety of fixed income funds. But which have performed the best year-to-date? And which have not fared so well?
Frontier markets – is it still an asset class?
With a string of countries having been promoted from frontier market to emerging market by index provider MSCI in recent years, investors need to ask themselves the question: are frontier markets still a viable asset class? And if they aren’t, is that actually a problem?
EM countries target offshore wealth with tax amnesties
Bond holders look set to benefit from the tax amnesties offered by some emerging market countries that have realised that substantial wealth resides outside their borders which has never been declared for tax purposes, says Jan Dehn, head of research at Ashmore.