Emerging market local debt (EMLD) spotlight

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Invesco’s Global Debt Team offers international expertise within a broad, global lens. 

The team (made up of 16 investment professionals) manages USD 8bn across its platform, including USD 4bn in emerging markets1. It has a long, successful history of investing in international fixed income, dating back to the mid-1990s, enabling the team to interpret market events through a multi-decade context.

The team takes an integrated, collaborative macro and country view. This allows for the cross pollination of ideas and with their diverse international backgrounds, including fluency in over 20 languages, helps inform an interconnected global perspective.

The team publish monthly outlooks and a spotlight on a new country each month, which you can find below.

To learn more about the Invesco’s Global Debt team’s Emerging Markets Local Debt (EMLD) strategy, click on the link for your local website below.

Invesco’s Global Debt Team, based in New York, are part of the Invesco Fixed Income investment centre, known as IFI.

EMLD World Tour


  • 1 Source: Invesco, data as at 30 September 2021.

Investment risks

  • The value of investments and any income will fluctuate (this may partly be the result of exchange rate fluctuations) and investors may not get back the full amount invested.


    When investing in less developed countries, you should be prepared to accept significantly large fluctuations in value.

    Debt instruments are exposed to credit risk which is the ability of the borrower to repay the interest and capital on the redemption date.


    Investments in debt instruments which are of lower credit quality may result in large fluctuations in value.


    Changes in interest rates will result in fluctuations in value. 

Important information

  • Data as of 31 January 2021 unless stated otherwise.


    This document is marketing material and is not intended as a recommendation to invest in any particular asset class, security or strategy. Regulatory requirements that require impartiality of investment/investment strategy recommendations are therefore not applicable nor are any prohibitions to trade before publication. The information provided is for illustrative purposes only, it should not be relied upon as recommendations to buy or sell securities.


    Where individuals or the business have expressed opinions, they are based on current market conditions, they may differ from those of other investment professionals, they are subject to change without notice and are not to be construed as investment advice.