Investment Adventures in Emerging Markets

A Multi-Asset Approach to Assessing Risk and Opportunity in Emerging Markets
Perspective

A Multi-Asset Approach to Assessing Risk and Opportunity in Emerging Markets

While there are a number of uncertainties in the global economy today, many investors may not realize the depth and breadth of potential opportunities emerging markets still offer—on both the equity and fixed income side. Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions’ Subash Pillai outlines the team’s approach to risk management when it comes to emerging market investing, noting that not all countries in this category should be viewed through the same lens.

Meet the Manager: Hanifah Hashim
Asia

Meet the Manager: Hanifah Hashim

Find out what encouraged our Hanifah Hashim, head of Malaysia fixed income and sukuk, into the asset management world.

The Emerging Market Appeal in a Low-Yielding World
Perspective

The Emerging Market Appeal in a Low-Yielding World

Global investors searching for income opportunities may find the current climate particularly challenging, given a growing pool of negative-yielding debt. Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions’ Subash Pillai outlines why he thinks yield-seeking investors might take notice of emerging markets.

Three Reasons to Embrace Emerging Market Corporate Credit
Perspective

Three Reasons to Embrace Emerging Market Corporate Credit

“Emerging market corporate debt is a large and well-diversified asset class of higher quality than many people realize. Valuations have improved and we think there are attractive yields on offer in what we consider a misunderstood part of the fixed income world.” - Robert Nelson, Portfolio Manager, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group

Emerging-Market Debt: Going into the New Year with More Realistic Prices
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Emerging-Market Debt: Going into the New Year with More Realistic Prices

Emerging markets as an investment class overall suffered a setback in investor sentiment in 2018, despite strong economic growth. William Ledward, Robert Nelson, Nicholas Hardingham and Stephanie Ouwendijk of Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group take a look at emerging-market debt. They say that while EM bonds generally weakened in 2018, valuations now look attractive.

EM Index Inclusion Could Spell A New Chapter for GCC Bonds
MENA Region

EM Index Inclusion Could Spell A New Chapter for GCC Bonds

“The recent announcement that Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are planned to be included in the Emerging Market Bond Index (EMBI) is an exciting milestone not only for the region, but for the wider fixed income universe, in our view.” - Dino Kronfol, CIO, Franklin Templeton Global Sukuk and MENA Fixed Income Strategies