March 11 - 12, 2019
The Ritz-Carlton Westchester, White Plains, NY
Head Strategist of Fixed-income, FX and Commodities
As the investment world becomes broader and broader by the day, more countries, currencies, and issuers have been added - plus liquidity has increased, investors’ diversification opportunities have been considerably expanded, and issuer quality has improved. The diversity and limited transparency within EM can be what excites investors, but that’s not usually helpful with benchmarking. In volatile and unpredictable markets, how much can you trust and use benchmark indices to advance your investment goals?
- Evaluating different emerging market benchmark indices Which benchmarks are used most and how best to beat them?
- How effective are benchmark indices when definitions of EM can vary and only a small part of the actual investable universe is represented?
- How important are today’s EM indices when opportunities are always changing and can come from unexpected places?