EM Asia debt to see US$15 billion of foreign inflows in 2012: BarCap

13 Feb 2012

Emerging market local government debt is expected to experience an increase in foreign inflows this year on higher yields, accommodative EU policies and currency appreciation, says the bank.

Local currency emerging market (EM) government debt is deemed an attractive option for foreign investors in 2012 due to its higher yields, potential currency appreciation, support from accommodative European Central Bank (ECB) policies and the fact that these investors hold a relatively small share of these securities.

“The structural ...

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