Markit offers exposure to emerging markets sovereign debt

Markit offers exposure to emerging markets sovereign debt

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Dollar-denominated emerging markets offered to investors

In response to increased investor demand, Markit has launched a series of emerging markets sovereign indexes that reference US dollar-denominated emerging markets debt. "Our aim is to provide investors with an independent benchmark for emerging markets debt and a corresponding highly liquid index," says Stephan Flagel, managing director and head of indexes at Markit in London. "We believe that investor interest in emerging markets will continue to be strong across all asset classes as the sta