TUESDAY, MARCH 10TH, 2020: DAY ONE – ANTICIPATING AND MANAGING RISK
Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
Typically you expect to see local currency rates and FX outperforming in a supportive macro environment – but this has not been seen in EM in the past year. Even though local rates performed, FX did not. Why is this happening and what does it mean?
•Track the flow of central bank policy from developed markets to EM
•Quantify the shortfalls of asset allocation due to FX not performing
•Set expectations for rates in 2020
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11TH, 2020: DAY TWO – EMERGING MARKET SELECTION AND OUTLOOK
Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
Trade wars hurt the ability of countries to pay back debt in full, while also limiting exports. Investors in debt are more likely to be impacted - but there are ways you can prepare and protect yourself.
• Prepare rapid response kits for swings due to tariffs
• Re-examine holdings in light of new volatility
• Plan for outsized effects on fixed income markets