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Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund
A diversified portfolio of typically 100 to 150 securities in mainly corporate bonds from emerging market issuers. We would expect the bulk of value added to come from security selection, with the rest from sector selection. We employ a long-term investment horizon, combined with low portfolio turnover.
ISIN LU0596126465
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31-Jan-2020 - Samy Muaddi, Portfolio Manager,
Despite global macroeconomic risks, we remain cautiously optimistic about emerging markets corporate debt given supportive corporate fundamentals. This includes the historically low default rate, the high carry profile of the asset class, the persistent global bid for yield, and the relatively defensive nature of emerging markets corporate debt. That said, the asset class is not insulated from exogenous risk factors, highlighting the importance of bottom-up credit selection.

Fund Summary
We take a highly active approach that is largely benchmark-agnostic. We apply intensive, local bottom-up analysis to identify pricing inefficiencies and avoid risks others might not be able to spot. We aim to identify credit rating upgrade candidates, offering an attractive spread relative to similarly rated peers. The promotion of environmental and/or social characteristics is achieved through the fund's commitment to maintain at least 10% of the value of its portfolio invested in Sustainable Investments, as defined by the SFDR. Additionally, we apply a proprietary responsible screen (exclusion list). The manager is not constrained by the fund’s benchmark, which is used for performance comparison purposes only.
Performance - Net of Fees

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

30-Jun-2024 - Samy Muaddi, Co-Portfolio Manager,
Emerging markets debt rose in June as falling yields offset a general widening of credit spreads. Within the portfolio, our positioning in the transport sector was detrimental, particularly our holdings in China as well as our lack of exposure to Colombia. In the industrial sector, our lack of exposure to a phosphate company in Morocco held back relative results. Our exposure to government holdings also weighed, driven by Egyptian sovereigns which fell amid rising geopolitical tensions. However, our credit selection in the technology, media and telecommunications sector benefitted relative performance, led by a Chilean telecommunications company amid positive consolidation news. Our positioning in the oil and gas sector also lifted relative results. A reduction in our holdings in Israel added value as regional tensions between the country and Hezbollah in Lebanon escalated toward the end of the month.
31-Jan-2024 - Samy Muaddi, Portfolio Manager,
As liquidity remained challenged, we made modest changes over the month. The portfolio remained underweight the cyclical financials and consumer sectors relative to the benchmark while preferring domestically focused sectors such as technology, media, and telecom(TMT) and utilities. We added to TMT holdings in Oman and India as well as oil and gas names in Colombia and Kazakhstan. We trimmed our holdings in metals and mining credits in Brazil and Peru as well as utilities names in Israel.

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Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

Source for performance: T. Rowe Price. Fund performance is calculated using the official NAV with dividends reinvested, if any. The value of an investment and any income from it can go down as well as up. Investors may get back less than the amount invested. It will be affected by changes in the exchange rate between the base currency of the fund and the subscription currency, if different. Sales charges (up to a maximum of 5% for the A Class), taxes and other locally applied costs have not been deducted and if applicable, they will reduce the performance figures.

Daily performance data is based on the latest available NAV.  

The Funds are sub-funds of the T. Rowe Price Funds SICAV, a Luxembourg investment company with variable capital which is registered with Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier and which qualifies as an undertaking for collective investment in transferable securities (“UCITS”). Full details of the objectives, investment policies and risks are located in the prospectus which is available with the key investor information documents and/or key information document (KID) in English and in an official language of the jurisdictions in which the Funds are registered for public sale, together with the articles of incorporation and the annual and semi-annual reports (together “Fund Documents”). Any decision to invest should be made on the basis of the Fund Documents which are available free of charge from the local representative, local information/paying agent or from authorised distributors. They can also be found along with a summary of investor rights in English at The Management Company reserves the right to terminate marketing arrangements.

Please note that the Fund typically has a risk of high volatility.

Hedged share classes (denoted by 'h') utilise investment techniques to mitigate currency risk between the underlying investment currency(ies) of the fund and the currency of the hedged share class.  The costs of doing so will be borne by the share class and there is no guarantee that such hedging will be effective.

The specific securities identified and described in this website do not represent all of the securities purchased, sold, or recommended for the sub-fund and no assumptions should be made that the securities identified and discussed were or will be profitable.

A full list of the currently issued Share Classes including Distributing, Hedged, and Accumulating Categories may be obtained, free of charge and upon request, from the registered office of the Company.  


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