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EM winners, losers emerge in COVID-19 struggle

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... local currency. "That has been Brazil's experience this time as well, as the real slumped as much as 30% against the US dollar." He also argued India had underperformed in its response to the spreading virus. "A key measure for EM progress will be which ...

BetaShares to list hedged versions of global stocks ETFs

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUN 2020
... told Financial Standard. "In the last 10 years, the story has been the depreciation of the Australian dollar to the US dollar...and it has been a one way journey for a very long time so people liked to invest unhedged," he said. "It's very hard to read ...

USD exposure benefits investors: ETF Securities

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAY 2020
... assets in Australian dollar, adding exposure to currency fluctuation helps to diversify an Australian portfolio. "The US dollar has traditionally been viewed as a safe-haven asset, with most global central banks keeping it as a reserve currency and many ...

Chief economist update: Japan reopens for business

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAY 2020
... market stability -- have reduced safe-haven buying in the yen. The Japanese currency has depreciated by 5.2% versus the US dollar to ¥107.65 from this year's high of ¥102.01 (the US dollar buys more yen). Still, Abe isn't taking any chances ...

Currency-hedged ETFs gather pace

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 18 MAY 2020
Currency-hedged funds took four of the top 10 spots in ETF inflow league tables for April, in what may suggest local investors' conviction to a change in US dollar's strength. April saw net inflows of about $1 billion into ASX-listed ETFs, taking ...

Chief economist update: Will emerging markets be first to emerge?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
... than their developed country counterparts. Then again, emerging market currencies remain under pressure against the US dollar and this will persist for as long as financial markets remain volatile. The depreciation in emerging market currencies would ...

A decade in the dust

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 16 APR 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic could lead emerging markets to lose the last decade in progress, as the world sinks deeper into a global recession far worse than the Global Financial Crisis. That's according to State Street Global Advisors head of global ...

Chief economist update: BOK holds as infections ease

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 APR 2020
... more than half to -16.1% from -33.7%. Similarly, South Korea has more than recouped its 5.2% depreciation versus the US dollar, rebounding by 5.4% from the March 19 low. These, perhaps factored into Bank of Korea's (BOK) decision to keep monetary ...

Plenty still want in on ETPs: Research

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
... unhedged products towards currency hedged products," Dyall said. "Over March the Australian dollar fell 5% against the US dollar over the month and has fallen 13% since the start of the year." The iShares Core S&P 500 ETF had the largest net outflows ...

Business unusual: COVID-19 threats facing real estate

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... said. "This selling-off had a material impact on REITs. Australia was impacted hardest in the region, down almost 50% in US dollar terms year to date, while Hong Kong has held up the best down 23%." The significant downturn in Australia was owed to the ...