Emerging-market bonds: a fixed income asset with equity-like returns (and risks)

October 1, 2018


Vanguard researchers analyze the historical impact of emerging markets tilts for fixed income investors.

Use this paper to:

  • Learn how emerging markets bonds represent a small but growing segment of the global capital markets.
  • Understand how strong historical returns, along with the improved economic fundamentals of their issuers, have generated investor interest in holding them as a distinct portfolio allocation.
  • Discover how emerging markets bonds have historically performed more like equities than bonds.

Our insights straight
to your inbox

Our insights straight to your inbox

Receive our latest Advisor's Digest
and commentary sent the
first business
morning every week.

A weekly digest of our latest research and commentary. Topics include the economy and markets, portfolio strategy, ETFs, and practice management.

Fund openings/closings, fund manager changes, dividend distributions, webinars, and other events you might want to know about.

Already registered? Log on to
manage your
email subscriptions.