JP Morgan launches ESG versions of EMBI indices

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By Jon Hay
18 Apr 2018

JP Morgan has announced a new suite of emerging market bond indices that integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

The idea, developed in collaboration with BlackRock, is to meet growing demand from investors wanting benchmarks that prioritise emerging market issuers with strong ESG practices.

JP Morgan claimed the indices would be the first of their kind in emerging markets fixed income.

To begin with, ESG ...

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