View of Tripoli, the second-largest city in Lebanon

Summary

Listen to senior fixed-income portfolio manager Giulia Pellegrini discuss how ESG factors have become essential to assessing risk in emerging-market debt, a trend that’s only gaining momentum after the Covid-19 pandemic. And how aggregate ESG scores can be highly deceiving, especially in assessing governance in emerging markets.

Episode 08: A sustainable way to assess EM debt risk

Giulia Pellegrini

Giulia Pellegrini

Senior Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Debt

Listen to senior fixed-income portfolio manager Giulia Pellegrini discuss how ESG factors have become essential to assessing risk in emerging-market debt, a trend that’s only gaining momentum after the Covid-19 pandemic. And how aggregate ESG scores can be highly deceiving, especially in assessing governance in emerging markets.

European Union

Summary

Listen to portfolio manager Marcus Morris-Eyton discuss how the quicker-than-expected adoption of disruptive technologies due to the Covid-19 pandemic is changing the investment landscape for non-US stocks. Also: Get his take on the expected impact of the European Union latest fiscal stimulus plan on the economy and the stock market.