Emerging market debt funds are yet to recover from covid-19: report

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Fund flows at the largest emerging market bond managers by assets under management (AuM) have struggled in 2020, with the coronavirus pandemic having taken a toll on higher-risk investments, according to the latest issue of The Cerulli Edge—European Monthly Product Trends.  Overall, European AUM in emerging market bond funds—€275.8bn ($327.5bn) as of September 2020—have so far failed to match the heights of 2019. AuM ended last year at €314.2bn, meaning September's position represents a steep 12.2% decline. This experience contrasts with those of the wider markets, which have generally s...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.