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MVIS Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond Index

Index Report — April 2020

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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 3,298 2,257 90 624 327
Issuers 1,057 924 48 82 30
MCap (bn USD) 3,896 1,480 49 917 1,450
Weight 100.00% 37.99% 1.25% 23.53% 37.23%
Average Coupon 5.32% 5.04% 6.56% 4.87% 6.18%
Average Yield to Maturity 6.07% 8.05% 6.40% 5.10% 4.74%
Yield to Worst 6.06% 8.02% 6.30% 5.10% 4.74%
Average Years to Maturity 9.81 9.18 6.58 12.81 8.87
Average Modified Duration 6.38 5.83 4.33 8.00 6.08

All data as of 30 April 2020

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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 -9.19% -7.12% -11.78% -9.65% -10.78%
1 Month 3.31% 3.69% 3.00% 1.43% 4.17%
3 Months -9.70% -8.44% -10.81% -10.97% -10.10%
1 Year -0.96% -0.70% -3.91% -1.88% -0.56%
3 Years 6.45% 7.15% 7.53% 5.26% 6.05%
All Time 74.89% 100.54% 29.92% 99.83% 44.39%

All data as of 30 April 2020

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EM Asset Class Continues to Grow

Country Weights

MVIS EM Aggregate Bond Index - MVEMAG

Country Weight
 
Mexico 9.38%
 
Brazil 8.28%
 
Indonesia 7.27%
 
Russia 6.65%
 
Malaysia 4.77%
 
China 4.32%
 
Thailand 4.27%
 
Turkey 3.85%
 
South Africa 3.71%
 
United Arab Emirates 3.57%
 
Others 43.93%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Country Weight
     
    Brazil 10.30%
     
    China 9.87%
     
    Mexico 9.85%
     
    Hong Kong 8.73%
     
    Russia 7.11%
     
    United Arab Emirates 7.10%
     
    India 5.70%
     
    Chile 4.56%
     
    Indonesia 4.41%
     
    Turkey 3.32%
     
    Others 29.06%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Country Weight
     
    Colombia 10.89%
     
    Russia 10.53%
     
    Peru 10.34%
     
    Malaysia 10.28%
     
    Mexico 9.85%
     
    Thailand 9.79%
     
    South Africa 9.76%
     
    China 9.71%
     
    Brazil 9.01%
     
    Croatia 5.24%
     
    Others 4.60%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMSD

    Country Weight
     
    Saudi Arabia 8.02%
     
    Turkey 7.31%
     
    Mexico 7.01%
     
    Indonesia 6.71%
     
    Qatar 4.72%
     
    Russia 4.52%
     
    United Arab Emirates 3.71%
     
    Brazil 3.55%
     
    Romania 3.41%
     
    Philippines 3.27%
     
    Others 47.78%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (local FX) - MVEMSL

    Country Weight
     
    Indonesia 10.80%
     
    Mexico 10.38%
     
    Malaysia 10.16%
     
    Thailand 9.75%
     
    Brazil 9.19%
     
    Poland 8.43%
     
    Russia 7.41%
     
    South Africa 6.32%
     
    Israel 5.11%
     
    Colombia 3.83%
     
    Others 18.62%

All data as of 30 April 2020

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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 60.76%
 
Financial 13.98%
 
Energy 7.91%
 
Basic Materials 4.37%
 
Utilities 4.14%
 
Consumer - Non-cyclical 2.76%
 
Communications 2.42%
 
Industrial 1.90%
 
Consumer - Cyclical 1.04%
 
Diversified 0.68%
 
Technology 0.05%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Sector Weight
     
    Financial 35.26%
     
    Energy 20.53%
     
    Basic Materials 11.50%
     
    Utilities 10.14%
     
    Consumer - Non-cyclical 6.95%
     
    Communications 6.17%
     
    Industrial 4.91%
     
    Consumer - Cyclical 2.68%
     
    Diversified 1.73%
     
    Technology 0.13%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Sector Weight
     
    Financial 46.14%
     
    Utilities 22.86%
     
    Consumer - Non-cyclical 9.87%
     
    Energy 8.64%
     
    Communications 6.21%
     
    Industrial 2.65%
     
    Consumer - Cyclical 2.16%
     
    Diversified 1.46%
  • 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 30 April 2020

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Value for Risk

Currency Weights

MVIS EM Aggregate Bond Index - MVEMAG

Currency Weight
 
US Dollar (USD) 55.27%
 
Euro (EUR) 6.25%
 
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) 4.02%
 
Mexican Peso (MXN) 3.99%
 
Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) 3.91%
 
Thai Baht (THB) 3.75%
 
Brazilian Real (BRL) 3.53%
 
Polish Zloty (PLN) 3.14%
 
Russian Ruble (RUB) 2.89%
 
South African Rand (ZAR) 2.47%
 
Others 10.77%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Currency Weight
     
    US Dollar (USD) 93.33%
     
    Euro (EUR) 6.67%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Currency Weight
     
    Colombian Peso (COP) 10.89%
     
    Russian Ruble (RUB) 10.53%
     
    Peruvian Nuevo Sol (PEN) 10.34%
     
    Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) 10.28%
     
    Mexican Peso (MXN) 9.85%
     
    Thai Baht (THB) 9.79%
     
    South African Rand (ZAR) 9.76%
     
    Brazilian Real (BRL) 9.01%
     
    Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) 6.65%
     
    Croatian Kuna (HRK) 5.24%
     
    Others 7.66%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMSD

    Currency Weight
     
    US Dollar (USD) 84.19%
     
    Euro (EUR) 15.81%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (local FX) - MVEMSL

    Currency Weight
     
    Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) 10.80%
     
    Mexican Peso (MXN) 10.38%
     
    Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) 10.16%
     
    Thai Baht (THB) 9.75%
     
    Brazilian Real (BRL) 9.19%
     
    Polish Zloty (PLN) 8.43%
     
    Russian Ruble (RUB) 7.41%
     
    South African Rand (ZAR) 6.32%
     
    Israeli Shekel (ILS) 5.11%
     
    Colombian Peso (COP) 3.83%
     
    Others 18.62%

All data as of 30 April 2020

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Emerging Markets are not a Single Asset Class

Credit Ratings

MVIS EM Aggregate Bond Index - MVEMAG

Rating Weight
AAA -
61.05% 
AA+, AA, AA- 4.04%
A+, A, A- 18.28%
BBB+, BBB, BBB- 38.73%
BB+, BB, BB- 17.77%
28.06% 
B+, B, B- 8.96%
CCC+, CCC, CCC- 1.08%
CC+, CC, CC- 0.08%
C+, C, C- -
Below C- 0.17%
Not Rated 10.88%
10.88% 
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Rating Weight
    AAA -
    59.76% 
    AA+, AA, AA- 2.37%
    A+, A, A- 17.84%
    BBB+, BBB, BBB- 39.55%
    BB+, BB, BB- 23.14%
    35.60% 
    B+, B, B- 9.77%
    CCC+, CCC, CCC- 2.51%
    CC+, CC, CC- 0.15%
    C+, C, C- 0.01%
    Below C- 0.02%
    Not Rated 4.64%
    4.64% 
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Rating Weight
    AAA -
    46.04% 
    AA+, AA, AA- 9.01%
    A+, A, A- 5.21%
    BBB+, BBB, BBB- 31.82%
    BB+, BB, BB- 10.73%
    10.73% 
    B+, B, B- -
    CCC+, CCC, CCC- -
    CC+, CC, CC- -
    C+, C, C- -
    Below C- -
    Not Rated 43.23%
    43.23% 
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMSD

    Rating Weight
    AAA -
    63.19% 
    AA+, AA, AA- 9.02%
    A+, A, A- 16.21%
    BBB+, BBB, BBB- 37.96%
    BB+, BB, BB- 12.17%
    35.19% 
    B+, B, B- 21.70%
    CCC+, CCC, CCC- 0.51%
    CC+, CC, CC- 0.11%
    C+, C, C- -
    Below C- 0.70%
    Not Rated 1.62%
    1.62% 
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (local FX) - MVEMSL

    Rating Weight
    AAA -
    61.52% 
    AA+, AA, AA- 2.43%
    A+, A, A- 20.49%
    BBB+, BBB, BBB- 38.60%
    BB+, BB, BB- 16.07%
    16.45% 
    B+, B, B- 0.38%
    CCC+, CCC, CCC- -
    CC+, CC, CC- -
    C+, C, C- -
    Below C- -
    Not Rated 22.03%
    22.03% 
 
Investment Grade  
 
High Yield  
 
Not Rated

All data as of 30 April 2020

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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 0.94%
1 - 5 Years 40.91%
5 - 10 Years 30.79%
10 - 15 Years 7.28%
15+ Years 20.08%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Maturity Weight
    0 - 1 Year 0.82%
    1 - 5 Years 49.40%
    5 - 10 Years 28.72%
    10 - 15 Years 2.00%
    15+ Years 19.06%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Maturity Weight
    0 - 1 Year 1.31%
    1 - 5 Years 47.31%
    5 - 10 Years 34.55%
    10 - 15 Years 11.79%
    15+ Years 5.04%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMSD

    Maturity Weight
    0 - 1 Year 0.42%
    1 - 5 Years 28.06%
    5 - 10 Years 34.11%
    10 - 15 Years 7.15%
    15+ Years 30.26%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (local FX) - MVEMSL

    Maturity Weight
    0 - 1 Year 1.38%
    1 - 5 Years 40.15%
    5 - 10 Years 30.68%
    10 - 15 Years 12.59%
    15+ Years 15.20%

All data as of 30 April 2020

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Top Components

  • MVIS Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond Index – MVEMAG
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    BRAZIL NOTAS DO TESOURO NACION BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2023 0.61%
    NOTA DO TESOURO NACIONAL BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2025 0.50%
    SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BOND ZA 10.50% 21 Dec 2026 0.45%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 7.50% 3 Jun 2027 0.36%
    LETRA TESOURO NACIONAL BR 0.00% 1 Jul 2023 0.36%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 10.00% 5 Dec 2024 0.35%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 8.50% 31 May 2029 0.35%
    NOTA DO TESOURO NACIONAL BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2027 0.34%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 6.50% 9 Jun 2022 0.34%
    LETRA TESOURO NACIONAL BR 0.00% 1 Jul 2021 0.32%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 8.00% 7 Dec 2023 0.30%
    SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BOND ZA 8.75% 28 Feb 2048 0.29%
    Subtotal - - - 4.57%
  • MVIS Emerging Markets Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) Index – MVEMCD
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    PETROLEOS MEXICANOS MX 7.69% 23 Jan 2050 0.43%
    PETROBRAS GLOBAL FINANCE BR 5.09% 15 Jan 2030 0.32%
    PETROLEOS MEXICANOS MX 6.50% 13 Mar 2027 0.32%
    BANK OF CHINA HONG KONG HK 5.90% 31 Dec 2049 0.30%
    SAUDI ARABIAN OIL CO SA 4.25% 16 Apr 2039 0.30%
    PETROLEOS MEXICANOS MX 6.75% 21 Sep 2047 0.30%
    SAUDI ARABIAN OIL CO SA 4.38% 16 Apr 2049 0.29%
    TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS NE IL 3.15% 1 Oct 2026 0.29%
    SAUDI ARABIAN OIL CO SA 3.50% 16 Apr 2029 0.29%
    TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS NE IL 2.80% 21 Jul 2023 0.27%
    1MDB GLOBAL INVESTMENTS MY 4.40% 9 Mar 2023 0.26%
    PETROLEOS MEXICANOS MX 6.84% 23 Jan 2030 0.25%
    Subtotal - - - 3.62%
  • MVIS Emerging Markets Corporate Bond (local FX) Index – MVEMCL
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    SWISS INSURED BR 9.85% 16 Jul 2032 9.01%
    EMPRESAS PUBLIC MEDELLIN CO 8.38% 8 Nov 2027 7.61%
    SBERBANK RUSSIA RU 7.60% 2 Feb 2022 5.28%
    ZAGREBACKI HOLDING DOO HR 3.88% 15 Jul 2023 5.24%
    HDFC BANK IN 8.10% 22 Mar 2025 4.60%
    BANCO DE CREDITO DEL PER PE 4.65% 17 Sep 2024 4.36%
    BANCO DAVIVIENDA SA CO 7.50% 24 Oct 2022 3.28%
    ALICORP SAA PE 6.88% 17 Apr 2027 3.01%
    TELEFONICA DEL PERU S.A. PE 7.38% 10 Apr 2027 2.98%
    TRANSNEFT PJSC RU 7.90% 9 Oct 2025 2.66%
    SBERBANK RUSSIA RU 6.90% 27 Aug 2021 2.59%
    EXPORT-IMPORT BANK CHINA CN 2.70% 12 Mar 2024 2.40%
    Subtotal - - - 53.02%
  • MVIS Emerging Markets Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) Index – MVEMSD
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    RUSSIAN FEDERATION RU 5.25% 23 Jun 2047 0.96%
    QATAR QA 5.10% 23 Apr 2048 0.82%
    STATE OF QATAR QA 4.82% 14 Mar 2049 0.79%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL B SA 4.50% 26 Oct 2046 0.73%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL B SA 3.25% 26 Oct 2026 0.62%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL B SA 2.38% 26 Oct 2021 0.61%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL BOND SA 3.63% 4 Mar 2028 0.57%
    KUWAIT INTL BOND KW 3.50% 20 Mar 2027 0.54%
    SAUDI ARABIA SA 4.00% 17 Apr 2025 0.52%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL BOND SA 4.63% 4 Oct 2047 0.52%
    KSA SUKUK LTD SA 3.63% 20 Apr 2027 0.51%
    RUSSIAN FEDERATION RU 5.10% 28 Mar 2035 0.51%
    Subtotal - - - 7.70%
  • MVIS Emerging Markets Sovereign Bond (local FX) Index – MVEMSL
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    BRAZIL NOTAS DO TESOURO NACION BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2023 1.65%
    NOTA DO TESOURO NACIONAL BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2025 1.33%
    SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BOND ZA 10.50% 21 Dec 2026 1.20%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 7.50% 3 Jun 2027 0.98%
    LETRA TESOURO NACIONAL BR 0.00% 1 Jul 2023 0.96%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 10.00% 5 Dec 2024 0.95%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 8.50% 31 May 2029 0.93%
    NOTA DO TESOURO NACIONAL BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2027 0.92%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 6.50% 9 Jun 2022 0.91%
    LETRA TESOURO NACIONAL BR 0.00% 1 Jul 2021 0.85%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 8.00% 7 Dec 2023 0.81%
    SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BOND ZA 8.75% 28 Feb 2048 0.79%
    Subtotal - - - 12.28%

All data as of 30 April 2020

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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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