Best of the Web

Bookmark this page! Spend more time thinking critically - rather than organizing bookmarks. We've done that for you here with our selection of sites, shortcuts + social media that we find useful for info/perspectives on Emerging Markets FX, Bonds + Economics. It's by no means exhaustive (yet), but we'll get there as we update this site constantly (it's a very wide web...).

OUR DAILY NEWS SOURCES

 

Bloomberg News. The most visible news source. You hate your dependence on it. Shortcuts:

 

Reuters. Great coverage, especially daily "Factors to Watch". Shortcuts:

 

Wall Street Journal. Shortcuts:

 

Financial Times. Shortcuts: 

 

NY Times. Shortcuts:

 

Watchinga. News aggregator (run by robots). Search: "emerging market bonds"

 

Twitter. A whole lot of junk out there, so here are some shortcuts to help you find the gems:

 

 

ANALYST/PM COMMENTS

 

Citywire. For fund manager views.

 

Ashmore. Views from EMFI-dedicated fund.

 

Blackrock

 

Handelsbanken. Free sell-side research from a Scandi perspective.

 

MarketAxess

 

 

PART OF OUR SUNDAY READING

 

The Economist. Shortcuts:

  • Buttonwood: Analysis of financial markets

  • Banyan: Analysis of Asian politics and culture

 

Project Syndicate. "The world's smartest opinion page". Shortcuts:

 

Advisor Perspectives.Newsletters and Commentaries Focused on Investment Strategy 

 

 

IF THERE'S TIME LEFT ON SUNDAY...

 

Global Post. America's world news site

 

Mobius Blog. Spokesman for Templeton.

 

CFR Blog: Macro and Markets. By Council on Foreign Relations

 

Venture Capital Post

 

McKinsey Insights

 

 

BLOGS

 

Chris Wright at Forbes writes about "banking and finance in Asia, the Middle East and Africa"

 

Emerging Market Strategies. By columnist William Gamble.

 

ETC./REFERENCE

 

Handbooks

 

Bond Calculators

 

EMTA. Trade Association for Emerging Markets known for job listings and events held globally.

 

FOR AD HOC INFO...AS NEEDED

 

EMERGING MARKETS

 

SUPRANATIONALS

IMF Direct

Asian Development Bank

 

CHINA

ChinaBond by the China Central Depository and Clearing Co. (CCDC):

Indicators:

 

INDIA

CNBC Money Control

The Economic Times

 

INDONESIA

Bank Indonesia (BI)

Debt Management Office (DMO)

Jakarta Globe

 

KOREA

Financial Supervisory Service (FSS)

  • Press releases: Publishes monthly foreign net stock/bond purchases on the 7th of the month

Yonhap News Agency: Subscription-ony for full articles (but you can get around this by accessing articles posted on Twitter and opened via mobile)

 

MALAYSIA

The Edge. Section: Business News

Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER). Local economic thinktank

 

PHILIPPINES

Department of Finance (DoF)

 

SINGAPORE

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

SGS.gov

SGD-NEER

 

THAILAND

Bank of Thailand (BoT)

The Nation

Explanation of THB fix (floating rate used for THB IRS)

 

 

FIXED INCOME MARKETS

 

AsianBondsOnline

 

CBonds. Subscription-only site, mostly for Russia/EMEA bonds.

 

 

ECONOMICS

 

IMF

 

Bank for International Settlements

 

Joint External Debt Hub (JEDH). Developed by BIS, WB, IMF, OECD, it brings together external debt data and selected foreign assets from international creditor/market and national debtor sources.

 

 

INVESTMENT INDUSTRY NEWS

 

IFR Asia (International Financing Review)

  • Capital City: IFR's daily digest of views & news for capital markets professionals

 

FTSE Global Markets