Data as of 15/02/2019

Risk level

Low

High

Recommended investment horizon : > 3 years

Average annual performance since launch

-1,78 %


Performance as at 15/02/2019

FUNDS
2016 1,09 %
2017 14,81 %
2018 -6,97 %
Since 01/01/2019 -0,89 %
Over the last 12 months -10,20 %
Over 3 years 4,47 %
Since launch -8,42 %
Asset breakdown
Bonds 95,36 %
Cash 4,64 %
Breakdown by currency
EUR 99,92 %
USD 0,08 %
Main positions
Morocco 2010 4.5% 05-10-2020 4,50 05/10/2020 4,10 %
Indonesia 2014 2.875% 08-07-2021 2,88 08/07/2021 2,79 %
Peru 2015 2.75% 30-01-2026 2,75 30/01/2026 2,62 %
Romania Series 2014-4 2014 2.875% 28-10-2024 2,88 28/10/2024 2,60 %
Corporacion Nacional Del Cobre De Chile 2014 2.25% 09-07-2024 2,25 09/07/2024 2,55 %

Investment objective and policy

The fund invests in bonds (sovereign/quasisovereign/parastatal) of emerging market countries. It also invests in bonds of industrialised countries (issued in emerging market currencies)and to a lesser extent in corporate bonds (of emerging market and industrialised countries). The fund is denominated in euros; the fund's investments are principally in euros and US dollars as well as local currencies. The fund's objective is to generate regular income.

Management report - 4th Quarter 2018

Emerging market debt corrected by nearly 0.88% in the fourth quarter according to the JP Morgan Euro EMBI Global Diversified index. This decline coincides with the index's yield spread widening by nearly 49 basis points to 248 basis points at the end of the quarter. The JP Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified index for local currency bonds ended the quarter nearly 2.11% higher. These levels equate to a yield of nearly 6.45% at 31 December compared to 6.60% at the start of the quarter. Argentina, Turkey, Brazil and Mexico are the four issuers which attracted particular attention during the past year. Significant corrections were recorded on their respective markets. Nevertheless, Brazil ended 2018 on a more positive note following the election of the new right-wing president, Jair Bolsonaro. The markets are holding out great hopes for Bolsonaro. He is expected to adopt more orthodox policies to revive the economy. In Mexico, the bulk of the fears that arose following the election of AMLO have receded for the time being. Although the end of 2018 was marked by a resumption in appetite for risk with risk assets outperforming, the outlook for emerging market debt continues to display a degree of fragility. The normalisation of monetary policies will continue to have an impact on the cost of debt and especially on refinancing for the most debt-laden countries. On top of this, various geopolitical risks include the difficult trade negotiations between the United States and China and a mixed political situation in Europe (Brexit, Italy, the gilets jaunes in France, etc.). In the face of these uncertainties, a defensive and opportunistic approach will continue to be appropriate.

General information

Net Asset Value 
Calculated Every business day
NAV class B capitalisation shares (15/02/2019) 91,58 USD
CODES Internal capitalisation code : 16624031
ISIN capitalisation code : LU1008595487
WKN capitalisation code : A1XBE5
Net assets (million) 236,69 USD
Launch date 28/03/2014