01.08.2017 - Emerging Markets Corporate Bonds Update for July 2017

• Market well supported by high inflows in the asset class
• Gains in the currency hedges due to a strong Euro
• Vulnerability to small market corrections with regards to the historic context
• The slow-paced tightening of the US monetary policy and a strong economy have pushed markets upwards

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01.07.2017 - Emerging Markets Corporate Bonds Update for June 2017

• ERSTE BOND EMERGING MARKETS CORPORATE celebrates its 10th anniversary, generating a 6.35% p.a. since inception
• Political turmoil in Brasil: further evidence on President Temer’s corruption practices
• Immediate depreciation of the Roubel as oil price falls, also reflected in the decrease of the Gazprom bond price
• Flat performance of the asset class in June

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01.06.2017 - Emerging Markets Corporate Bonds Update for May 2017

• Positive trend for emerging markets corporate bonds has continued in May
• Moody’s downgraded the rating of China for the first time since 1989
• Political turmoil in Brazil
• Prudent stock picking is now more than ever the key to successfully manage in the current market environment

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01.05.2017 - Emerging Markets Corporate Bonds Update for April 2017

• Positive market developments due to robust inflows into the asset class and stable US yields
• High inventory levels in China and expected cool down of the Chinese real estate market
• Involvement in relative value trades because of weak market returns in absolute terms
• Chart of the month: Yield development Banco do Brasil 2022 vs. Caixa 2022

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01.04.2017 - Emerging Markets Corporate Bonds Update for March 2017

• Outperformance of the fund versus the benchmark
• Record high new emissions in the past quarter
• Rise in US shale oil drilling
• Meat scandal in Brazil provides opportunities

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01.03.2017 - Emerging Markets Corporate Bonds Update for February 2017

• Asset class performed positively in February
• “Mexico-premium” on IG bonds offers performance opportunities
• Brazilian company earnings in focus
• Shorter duration of portfolios prepares our strategies for further interest rate hikes

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