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The next frontier
Despite a torrid few months, frontier bond markets still have an important role to play in investors' portfolios.
Prospect of IMF-led reforms attracts debt investors to Africa
Countries in receipt of IMF support often see rapid economic improvements. But local knowledge is crucial for bond investors chasing the ‘IMF trade’, says Carmen Altenkirch.
Shares boosted by Korea talks
While interest rates appear to be on a gradual upward trajectory in much of the world, UK financial markets were forced to scale back expectations of tighter monetary policy as softer domestic economic data appeared to give the Bank of England pause for thought.