Find information on the emerging market bond class of investment, including emerging market bond funds, emerging market bond ETFs, and emerging market debt. Also find information on frontier market bonds and debt, which are still up and coming.
A new section we have added will report on all the upcoming emerging market bond funds as they are announced.
This is an incredible fact. The emerging market bond fund asset class, also known as sovereign or government bonds, over the last 10+ years has had returns that outperformed both U.S. corporate bond funds and also outperformed the S&P 500 equity index. And this was done with lower risk. Some advisors are now saying emerging market bond funds and ETFs are currently a very good buy.
From 1994 through 2004, the J.P. Morgan Global Emerging Market Bond Fund Index returned an incredible 248%, which compared to a overall return of about 102% for U.S. corporate junk bonds as well as investment-grade bonds. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 gained 193%.
Emerging market bond funds have proving to be a conservative asset class, offering a stellar risk/ reward ratio and also offering a excellent way to diversify your investments.