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"What if …"

As global investors, we’re still trying to navigate in a new investment reality within a new economic landscape. Our new white paper, “What if …” attempts to analyze three potential changes on the economic horizon.

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The Merits of Investing in Asia

The Merits of Investing in Asia

As developed nations continue to struggle with excessive sovereign debt loads, slow growth rates, high unemployment and government-mandated fiscal austerity measures, Aberdeen believes that investors will be well-served by looking to the comparatively strong growth rates of the Asia-Pacific region.

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Beyond money market funds: Alternative short-term investment opportunities

Beyond money market funds: Alternative short-term investment opportunities

Amid the ongoing historically low interest-rate environment, yields on bank money market accounts and money funds are being expressed in basis points. An alternative choice for short-term fixed income investments, short-duration bond funds, may provide higher yields when conditions are favorable.

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The Case for Long-term Allocation to U.S. High-yield Securities

The Case for Long-term Allocation to U.S. High-yield Securities

With few higher-yielding alternatives available in today’s investing environment, it is not surprising that there is strong demand for high-yield securities. As of the end of the third quarter of 2012, inflows into U.S. high-yield mutual funds had more than doubled the total for all of 2011. In our view, the current economic environment should provide a highly beneficial climate for the high-yield fixed income asset class.

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Emerging Market Debt A Blended Approach

Emerging Market Debt:
A Blended Approach

As emerging economies expand, governments and companies alike are looking to domestic and international capital markets to finance growth. This buoyant market segment presents skilled fixed income managers with plentiful opportunities to identify and benefit from improving companies and countries.

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The Case for a Globally Diversified High-Yield Portfolio

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The Case for a Globally Diversified
High-Yield Portfolio

With few higher-yielding alternatives available in today’s investing environment ”drought,” it is not surprising that there is strong demand for high-yield securities. In our view, the current economic environment should provide a highly beneficial climate for the high–yield fixed income asset class.

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Local Currency Emerging Market Debt

White Paper

Local Currency Emerging Market Debt

Over the last decade investors globally have become more and more comfortable with the structural improvement in Emerging Markets. Equity markets and external bond markets have historically been the investment vehicles of choice, but now local emerging market bonds have been added to this list. Find out why emerging markets are so attractive, why now for local currency debt, and its key characteristics and risks.

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