Retail investors return to emerging market debt

Retail investors return to emerging market debt

Funds

Emerging market fixed income funds had their first inflows from retail accounts in a year in the week ending May 14, according to EPFR data cited by RBS. EM bond funds have now had inflows for seven consecutive weeks, RBS said, after cash went into both local and hard currency debt funds. Institutional accounts still drove overall flows but retail investors had turned positive a year after talk of an end to the US’s quantitative easing program sparked outflows the bank said, adding that the data

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