Investors Are Loving EM Bond ETFs

“Investors are making the shift as emerging-market assets show signs of life. After three years in the doldrums, dollar-denominated bonds have gained about 8 percent this year as oil prices climb, China’s growth stabilizes and the greenback loses some of its momentum,” reports Bloomberg.

Related: The Case for Emerging Markets Bond ETFs

Previous Fed rate hikes have triggered volatility in the emerging markets. While many emerging markets have garnered a bad reputation for experiencing spiraling debt defaults in face of rapid currency depreciation, the developing economies are more resilient in a weak commodities environment.

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Tom Lydon’s clients own shares of EMB.