Reforms that improve transparency, reduce corruption and strengthen central bank independence will help attract long-term capital.
This reduces inherent country risk. Investors should monitor changes in these factors to identify attractive investment opportunities.
Rapid economic progress in emerging countries is driving growth in debt markets. Today, investors have an unprecedented range of opportunities across over 80 countries. These markets offer the potential for attractive yields to those investors able to assess the risks involved.
Accessing the widest range of investment opportunities can increase the chances of investors achieving their goals.
Brett Diment is head of global emerging market debt at Aberdeen Standard Investments