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MVIS Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond Index

Index Report — May 2019

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The index at a glance

The MVIS Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond Index (MVEMAG) tracks the performance of emerging markets sovereign bonds and corporate bonds denominated in USD, EUR or local currencies.

The index is a unique 'one stop' index benchmark for emerging market debt and the first index that includes investment-grade and below investment-grade bonds of the four major categories of emerging markets bonds.

Each of the four categories is also tracked separately by one of the four sub-indices derived from MVEMAG:

  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond Index (USD&EUR) – Symbol: MVEMCD
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond Index (local FX) – Symbol: MVEMCL
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond Index (USD&EUR) – Symbol: MVEMSD
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond Index (local FX) – Symbol: MVEMSL

The indices are calculated as total return indices and are reviewed monthly. Base dates 31 Dec 2010. Base values: 1000.

Index Statistics

Symbol MVEMAG MVEMCD MVEMCL MVEMSD MVEMSL
Bonds 2,951 1,991 82 570 308
Issuers 974 848 45 82 27
MCap (bn USD) 3,784 1,424 45 908 1,407
Weight 100.00% 37.63% 1.19% 24.00% 37.18%
Average Coupon 5.53% 5.21% 7.12% 5.25% 6.31%
Average Yield to Maturity 5.36% 5.13% 7.28% 4.64% 5.98%
Yield to Worst 5.33% 5.05% 7.27% 4.64% 5.98%
Average Years to Maturity 9.33 8.56 6.34 11.89 8.83
Average Modified Duration 5.94 5.24 4.15 7.49 5.85

All data as of 31 May 2019

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Exposure to the Four Major Categories of EM Bonds

Performance

  • MVEMAG vs. MVEMCL and MVEMCD (1 Year)
  • MVEMAG vs. MVEMCL and MVEMCD (All Time)
  • MVEMAG vs. MVEMSL and MVEMSD (1 Year)
  • MVEMAG vs. MVEMSL and MVEMSD (All Time)
Period MVEMAG MVEMCD MVEMCL MVEMSD MVEMSL
Year-to-Date 5.51% 6.34% 5.44% 6.40% 4.11%
1 Month 0.36% 0.42% -0.38% 0.38% 0.31%
3 Months 1.21% 2.51% 0.53% 1.99% -0.56%
1 Year 5.26% 7.07% 2.40% 7.25% 2.06%
3 Years 16.56% 17.07% 21.02% 15.76% 16.00%
All Time 77.21% 102.80% 34.69% 104.42% 45.65%

All data as of 31 May 2019

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EM Asset Class Continues to Grow

Country Weights

MVIS EM Aggregate Bond Index - MVEMAG

Country Weight
 
Mexico 9.30%
 
Brazil 8.64%
 
Indonesia 6.55%
 
Russia 6.41%
 
Malaysia 4.71%
 
South Africa 4.55%
 
Thailand 4.30%
 
China 4.06%
 
Turkey 3.77%
 
Colombia 3.58%
 
Others 44.12%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Country Weight
     
    Mexico 10.01%
     
    China 10.01%
     
    Brazil 9.96%
     
    Hong Kong 8.25%
     
    United Arab Emirates 7.43%
     
    Russia 7.18%
     
    India 5.53%
     
    Chile 4.15%
     
    Indonesia 3.81%
     
    Turkey 3.19%
     
    Others 30.48%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Country Weight
     
    Brazil 10.29%
     
    Malaysia 10.06%
     
    Russia 10.05%
     
    India 10.02%
     
    South Africa 10.02%
     
    China 10.02%
     
    Peru 9.98%
     
    Mexico 9.76%
     
    Colombia 9.71%
     
    Croatia 5.08%
     
    Others 5.00%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMSD

    Country Weight
     
    Mexico 7.31%
     
    Turkey 6.88%
     
    Saudi Arabia 6.71%
     
    Indonesia 6.09%
     
    Qatar 4.92%
     
    Russia 4.48%
     
    Brazil 3.77%
     
    Romania 3.36%
     
    Colombia 3.20%
     
    Philippines 3.15%
     
    Others 50.14%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (local FX) - MVEMSL

    Country Weight
     
    Brazil 10.39%
     
    Thailand 10.30%
     
    Malaysia 9.94%
     
    Mexico 9.85%
     
    Indonesia 9.68%
     
    Poland 8.28%
     
    South Africa 8.15%
     
    Russia 6.75%
     
    Colombia 4.88%
     
    Israel 4.53%
     
    Others 17.25%

All data as of 31 May 2019

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Growing Significance of both Local Currency Sovereign Bonds and Hard Currency Corporate Bonds

Sector Weights

MVIS EM Aggregate Bond Index - MVEMAG

Sector Weight
 
Government 61.17%
 
Financial 13.43%
 
Energy 8.38%
 
Basic Materials 4.20%
 
Utilities 4.09%
 
Consumer - Non-cyclical 2.55%
 
Communications 2.37%
 
Industrial 1.93%
 
Consumer - Cyclical 1.17%
 
Diversified 0.66%
 
Technology 0.05%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Sector Weight
     
    Financial 34.48%
     
    Energy 22.03%
     
    Basic Materials 11.17%
     
    Utilities 9.98%
     
    Consumer - Non-cyclical 6.54%
     
    Communications 6.07%
     
    Industrial 4.84%
     
    Consumer - Cyclical 3.06%
     
    Diversified 1.75%
     
    Technology 0.09%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Sector Weight
     
    Financial 38.32%
     
    Utilities 27.60%
     
    Industrial 9.47%
     
    Energy 7.47%
     
    Consumer - Non-cyclical 7.01%
     
    Communications 6.77%
     
    Consumer - Cyclical 1.75%
     
    Technology 1.61%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMSD

    Sector Weight
     
    Government 100.00%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (local FX) - MVEMSL

    Sector Weight
     
    Government 100.00%

All data as of 31 May 2019

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Value for Risk

Currency Weights

MVIS EM Aggregate Bond Index - MVEMAG

Currency Weight
 
US Dollar (USD) 55.47%
 
Euro (EUR) 6.17%
 
Brazilian Real (BRL) 3.99%
 
Thai Baht (THB) 3.83%
 
Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) 3.81%
 
Mexican Peso (MXN) 3.78%
 
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) 3.66%
 
South African Rand (ZAR) 3.15%
 
Polish Zloty (PLN) 3.08%
 
Russian Ruble (RUB) 2.63%
 
Others 10.44%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Currency Weight
     
    US Dollar (USD) 92.67%
     
    Euro (EUR) 7.33%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Currency Weight
     
    Brazilian Real (BRL) 10.29%
     
    Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) 10.06%
     
    Russian Ruble (RUB) 10.05%
     
    Indian Rupee (INR) 10.02%
     
    South African Rand (ZAR) 10.02%
     
    Peruvian Nuevo Sol (PEN) 9.98%
     
    Mexican Peso (MXN) 9.76%
     
    Colombian Peso (COP) 9.71%
     
    Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY) 6.20%
     
    Croatian Kuna (HRK) 5.08%
     
    Others 8.82%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMSD

    Currency Weight
     
    US Dollar (USD) 85.81%
     
    Euro (EUR) 14.19%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (local FX) - MVEMSL

    Currency Weight
     
    Brazilian Real (BRL) 10.39%
     
    Thai Baht (THB) 10.30%
     
    Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) 9.94%
     
    Mexican Peso (MXN) 9.85%
     
    Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) 9.68%
     
    Polish Zloty (PLN) 8.28%
     
    South African Rand (ZAR) 8.15%
     
    Russian Ruble (RUB) 6.75%
     
    Colombian Peso (COP) 4.88%
     
    Israeli Shekel (ILS) 4.53%
     
    Others 17.25%

All data as of 31 May 2019

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Emerging Markets are not a Single Asset Class

Credit Ratings

MVIS EM Aggregate Bond Index - MVEMAG

Rating Weight
AAA -
62.20% 
AA+, AA, AA- 3.73%
A+, A, A- 18.23%
BBB+, BBB, BBB- 40.24%
BB+, BB, BB- 20.52%
30.22% 
B+, B, B- 8.72%
CCC+, CCC, CCC- 0.86%
CC+, CC, CC- 0.04%
C+, C, C- 0.07%
Below C- 0.01%
Not Rated 7.59%
7.59% 
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Rating Weight
    AAA -
    60.93% 
    AA+, AA, AA- 2.50%
    A+, A, A- 18.59%
    BBB+, BBB, BBB- 39.84%
    BB+, BB, BB- 21.36%
    34.56% 
    B+, B, B- 11.37%
    CCC+, CCC, CCC- 1.53%
    CC+, CC, CC- 0.09%
    C+, C, C- 0.19%
    Below C- 0.02%
    Not Rated 4.50%
    4.50% 
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Rating Weight
    AAA -
    53.04% 
    AA+, AA, AA- 10.29%
    A+, A, A- 6.19%
    BBB+, BBB, BBB- 36.56%
    BB+, BB, BB- 12.30%
    12.30% 
    B+, B, B- -
    CCC+, CCC, CCC- -
    CC+, CC, CC- -
    C+, C, C- -
    Below C- -
    Not Rated 34.66%
    34.66% 
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMSD

    Rating Weight
    AAA -
    59.17% 
    AA+, AA, AA- 7.56%
    A+, A, A- 13.02%
    BBB+, BBB, BBB- 38.59%
    BB+, BB, BB- 19.48%
    39.02% 
    B+, B, B- 18.36%
    CCC+, CCC, CCC- 1.18%
    CC+, CC, CC- -
    C+, C, C- -
    Below C- -
    Not Rated 1.81%
    1.81% 
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (local FX) - MVEMSL

    Rating Weight
    AAA -
    65.73% 
    AA+, AA, AA- 2.28%
    A+, A, A- 21.62%
    BBB+, BBB, BBB- 41.83%
    BB+, BB, BB- 20.60%
    20.70% 
    B+, B, B- 0.10%
    CCC+, CCC, CCC- -
    CC+, CC, CC- -
    C+, C, C- -
    Below C- -
    Not Rated 13.58%
    13.58% 
 
Investment Grade  
 
High Yield  
 
Not Rated

All data as of 31 May 2019

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Diversify Across Country, Currency, Sector and Credit Quality

Maturity Breakdown

MVIS EM Aggregate Bond Index - MVEMAG

Maturity Weight
0 - 1 Year 0.76%
1 - 5 Years 40.90%
5 - 10 Years 32.22%
10 - 15 Years 7.11%
15+ Years 19.00%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Maturity Weight
    0 - 1 Year 1.14%
    1 - 5 Years 49.46%
    5 - 10 Years 30.31%
    10 - 15 Years 1.82%
    15+ Years 17.27%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Maturity Weight
    0 - 1 Year 3.42%
    1 - 5 Years 46.84%
    5 - 10 Years 31.81%
    10 - 15 Years 12.58%
    15+ Years 5.35%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMSD

    Maturity Weight
    0 - 1 Year 0.51%
    1 - 5 Years 26.85%
    5 - 10 Years 37.39%
    10 - 15 Years 7.44%
    15+ Years 27.82%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (local FX) - MVEMSL

    Maturity Weight
    0 - 1 Year 0.46%
    1 - 5 Years 41.12%
    5 - 10 Years 30.84%
    10 - 15 Years 12.09%
    15+ Years 15.50%

All data as of 31 May 2019

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Top Components

  • MVIS Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond Index – MVEMAG
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    LETRA TESOURO NACIONAL BR 0.00% 1 Jul 2020 0.72%
    BRAZIL NOTAS DO TESOURO NACION BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2023 0.69%
    BRAZIL NOTAS DO TESOURO NACION BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2021 0.53%
    SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BOND ZA 10.50% 21 Dec 2026 0.53%
    NOTA DO TESOURO NACIONAL BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2025 0.48%
    SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BOND ZA 8.75% 28 Feb 2048 0.42%
    NOTA DO TESOURO NACIONAL BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2027 0.41%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 10.00% 5 Dec 2024 0.38%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 7.50% 3 Jun 2027 0.37%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 8.00% 11 Jun 2020 0.35%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 6.50% 10 Jun 2021 0.35%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 6.50% 9 Jun 2022 0.33%
    Subtotal - - - 5.56%
  • MVIS Emerging Markets Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) Index – MVEMCD
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    PETROBRAS GLOBAL FINANCE BR 6.00% 27 Jan 2028 0.41%
    PETROLEOS MEXICANOS MX 6.50% 13 Mar 2027 0.38%
    PETROLEOS MEXICANOS MX 6.75% 21 Sep 2047 0.38%
    BANK OF CHINA HONG KONG HK 5.90% 31 Dec 2049 0.31%
    PETROBRAS GLOBAL FINANCE BR 7.38% 17 Jan 2027 0.31%
    SAUDI ARABIAN OIL CO SA 4.25% 16 Apr 2039 0.29%
    SAUDI ARABIAN OIL CO SA 3.50% 16 Apr 2029 0.29%
    SAUDI ARABIAN OIL CO SA 4.38% 16 Apr 2049 0.29%
    1MDB GLOBAL INVESTMENTS MY 4.40% 9 Mar 2023 0.28%
    TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS NE IL 2.20% 21 Jul 2021 0.27%
    TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS NE IL 3.15% 1 Oct 2026 0.26%
    PETROBRAS GLOBAL FINANCE BR 8.75% 23 May 2026 0.26%
    Subtotal - - - 3.73%
  • MVIS Emerging Markets Corporate Bond (local FX) Index – MVEMCL
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    SWISS INSURED BR 9.85% 16 Jul 2032 10.29%
    ZAGREBACKI HOLDING DOO HR 3.88% 15 Jul 2023 5.08%
    PT WIJAYA KARYA ID 7.70% 31 Jan 2021 5.00%
    EMPRESAS PUBLIC MEDELLIN CO 8.38% 8 Nov 2027 3.74%
    BANCO DE CREDITO DEL PER PE 4.85% 30 Oct 2020 3.67%
    HOUSING DEV FINANCE CORP IN 6.88% 30 Apr 2020 3.42%
    TELEFONICA DEL PERU S.A. PE 7.38% 10 Apr 2027 3.21%
    ALICORP SAA PE 6.88% 17 Apr 2027 3.10%
    BANCO DAVIVIENDA SA CO 7.50% 24 Oct 2022 2.41%
    HDFC BANK IN 8.10% 22 Mar 2025 2.40%
    PETROLEOS MEXICANOS MX 7.19% 12 Sep 2024 2.24%
    NTPC LTD IN 7.38% 10 Aug 2021 2.16%
    Subtotal - - - 46.72%
  • MVIS Emerging Markets Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) Index – MVEMSD
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    RUSSIAN FEDERATION RU 5.25% 23 Jun 2047 0.83%
    QATAR QA 5.10% 23 Apr 2048 0.76%
    STATE OF QATAR QA 4.82% 14 Mar 2049 0.73%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL B SA 4.50% 26 Oct 2046 0.71%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL B SA 2.38% 26 Oct 2021 0.60%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL B SA 3.25% 26 Oct 2026 0.60%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL BOND SA 3.63% 4 Mar 2028 0.56%
    REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA CO 5.00% 15 Jun 2045 0.53%
    KUWAIT INTL BOND KW 3.50% 20 Mar 2027 0.52%
    SAUDI ARABIA SA 4.00% 17 Apr 2025 0.52%
    KSA SUKUK LTD SA 3.63% 20 Apr 2027 0.50%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL BOND SA 4.63% 4 Oct 2047 0.50%
    Subtotal - - - 7.36%
  • MVIS Emerging Markets Sovereign Bond (local FX) Index – MVEMSL
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    LETRA TESOURO NACIONAL BR 0.00% 1 Jul 2020 1.94%
    BRAZIL NOTAS DO TESOURO NACION BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2023 1.85%
    BRAZIL NOTAS DO TESOURO NACION BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2021 1.43%
    SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BOND ZA 10.50% 21 Dec 2026 1.43%
    NOTA DO TESOURO NACIONAL BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2025 1.29%
    SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BOND ZA 8.75% 28 Feb 2048 1.12%
    NOTA DO TESOURO NACIONAL BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2027 1.09%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 10.00% 5 Dec 2024 1.03%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 7.50% 3 Jun 2027 0.98%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 8.00% 11 Jun 2020 0.95%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 6.50% 10 Jun 2021 0.94%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 6.50% 9 Jun 2022 0.89%
    Subtotal - - - 14.94%

All data as of 31 May 2019

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Attractive Yield Potential

Symbols

Index Symbol ISIN WKN SEDOL Bloomberg Reuters Telekurs
MVIS EM Aggregate Bond Index MVEMAG DE000SLA2EM6 SLA2EM B8YQ2Y7 MVEMAG .MVEMAG CH22774693
MVIS EM Corporate Bond Index (USD&EUR) MVEMCD DE000SLA4EP5 SLA4EP BD4TM63 MVEMCD .MVEMCD CH22774474
MVIS EM Corporate Bond Index (local FX) MVEMCL DE000SLA4EQ3 SLA4EQ BD4TM74 MVEMCL .MVEMCL CH22774689
MVIS EM Sovereign Bond Index (USD&EUR) MVEMSD DE000SLA4EM2 SLA4EM BD4TM41 MVEMSD .MVEMSD CH22776679
MVIS EM Sovereign Bond Index (local FX) MVEMSL DE000SLA4EN0 SLA4EN BD4TM52 MVEMSL .MVEMSL CH22774680


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