Tough new US and EU regulations, and pressures related to the cost of living and the Covid-19 pandemic, are forcing companies to scrutinise their supply chains. In the latest ESG Materiality newsletter, we look at the implications for emerging markets.
Competitive spreads, comparable default rates and low correlations versus developed markets are just three advantages of this growing asset class, argue managers of the Federated Hermes Emerging Markets Debt strategy.
In this latest case study, the Emerging Market Debt team explains how engagement with Turkish lender Akbank is encouraging improvements in governance, sustainable lending and carbon footprint accountability.
Not all risk models are built alike. Here, the Global Equities team provide an overview of their proprietary MultiFRAME risk model. During periods of market stress, they argue, it can cut through the noise to provide a true picture of underlying exposures.