This is part two of a three-part series investigating whether Emerging Market bonds can enhance passive portfolios. Today we’ll consider Emerging Market bond risks. In part one we looked at why you might be tempted to cast aside volatile Emerging Market equities in pursuit of the handsome risk-adjusted historic returns of Emerging Market US$ sovereign […]

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What caught my eye this week. I was a big fan of real-time strategy computer games in my frugal but otherwise misspent youth. You know – those games in which you’d martial digital resources and deploy armies to expand your burgeoning industrial-military complex (or gold based goblin empire). At their best, real-time strategy games gave […]

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There’s credible evidence that Emerging Market bonds are a useful diversifier in passive portfolios. Albeit in a very different role from the one that bonds traditionally play. Instead of slotting into the defensive ramparts of your asset allocation, Emerging Market bonds belong on the growth side. They may offer equity-like returns while lowering overall portfolio […]

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