Russell launches emerging market debt fund

Asian currenciesRussell Investments has launched its Emerging Market Debt Local Currency Fund with a two-manager structure. Stone Harbor Investment Partners and Pictet Asset Management will manage the Dublin-based fund. Russel says the two managers have initially been selected for their strong expertise in the area and their complementary styles. A statement says that the new fund gives investors access to local currency emerging market debt and a market that offers not only higher yields than developed markets but also the potential for currency appreciation. ©2012 funds europe

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