EM Debt Funds Stay Negative

EM Debt Funds Stay Negative


In the week ended November 12, investors pulled $1.31bn out of EM bond funds, a 5.1% loss, says EPFR Global. “Emerging markets bond funds have now posted 14 straight weeks of outflows totaling $13.3bn as their commodities export story unravels and those with shaky public finances scramble to plug growing gaps,” says the fund tracker. High yield bond funds meanwhile took in a net $186m. EM debt funds are still losing money, posting a 2.57% drop in the week ended November 13, according to Lipper.

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