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MVIS Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond Index

Index Report — April 2021

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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 3,558 2,418 100 689 351
Issuers 1,085 941 53 84 30
MCap (bn USD) 4,732 1,722 56 1,185 1,769
Weight 100.00% 36.40% 1.19% 25.04% 37.38%
Average Coupon 5.09% 4.91% 5.99% 4.63% 5.92%
Average Yield to Maturity 4.17% 3.88% 5.51% 3.49% 4.82%
Yield to Worst 4.09% 3.65% 5.44% 3.48% 4.82%
Average Years to Maturity 10.08 9.68 7.97 13.42 8.66
Average Modified Duration 6.44 5.74 4.33 8.61 5.94

All data as of 30 April 2021

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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 -3.24% -0.75% -2.51% -3.15% -5.70%
1 Month 1.78% 0.92% 1.19% 2.26% 2.33%
3 Months -2.25% -0.43% -1.79% -2.11% -4.12%
1 Year 13.31% 15.36% 14.17% 15.03% 10.18%
3 Years 15.07% 21.00% 10.11% 18.94% 6.71%
All Time 98.17% 131.36% 48.33% 129.87% 59.10%

All data as of 30 April 2021

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EM Asset Class Continues to Grow

Country Weights

MVIS EM Aggregate Bond Index - MVEMAG

Country Weight
 
Mexico 9.35%
 
Brazil 8.32%
 
Indonesia 6.89%
 
Russia 5.40%
 
Malaysia 4.73%
 
South Africa 4.59%
 
Thailand 4.39%
 
China 4.32%
 
United Arab Emirates 4.01%
 
Israel 3.60%
 
Others 44.39%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Country Weight
     
    Mexico 10.08%
     
    Brazil 10.00%
     
    China 9.90%
     
    Hong Kong 8.16%
     
    United Arab Emirates 7.65%
     
    India 5.84%
     
    Russia 5.73%
     
    Indonesia 4.63%
     
    Chile 4.35%
     
    Saudi Arabia 3.54%
     
    Others 30.12%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Country Weight
     
    South Africa 10.45%
     
    Mexico 10.35%
     
    Malaysia 10.15%
     
    Thailand 10.00%
     
    Russia 9.99%
     
    China 9.97%
     
    Colombia 9.76%
     
    Peru 9.53%
     
    Saudi Arabia 6.08%
     
    Brazil 4.29%
     
    Others 9.41%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMSD

    Country Weight
     
    Saudi Arabia 7.22%
     
    Mexico 7.07%
     
    Turkey 6.24%
     
    Indonesia 5.97%
     
    United Arab Emirates 4.70%
     
    Qatar 4.50%
     
    Romania 3.87%
     
    Russia 3.69%
     
    Brazil 3.31%
     
    Egypt 3.21%
     
    Others 50.23%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (local FX) - MVEMSL

    Country Weight
     
    Brazil 10.16%
     
    Mexico 10.14%
     
    Malaysia 9.99%
     
    Indonesia 9.94%
     
    Thailand 9.87%
     
    South Africa 8.37%
     
    Poland 7.64%
     
    Russia 6.09%
     
    Israel 5.28%
     
    Colombia 3.84%
     
    Others 18.69%

All data as of 30 April 2021

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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 62.41%
 
Financial 12.56%
 
Energy 8.12%
 
Basic Materials 4.54%
 
Utilities 3.92%
 
Consumer - Non-cyclical 2.56%
 
Communications 2.38%
 
Industrial 2.01%
 
Consumer - Cyclical 0.91%
 
Diversified 0.52%
 
Technology 0.05%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Sector Weight
     
    Financial 33.19%
     
    Energy 22.13%
     
    Basic Materials 12.43%
     
    Utilities 10.11%
     
    Consumer - Non-cyclical 6.72%
     
    Communications 6.34%
     
    Industrial 5.14%
     
    Consumer - Cyclical 2.43%
     
    Diversified 1.37%
     
    Technology 0.15%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Sector Weight
     
    Financial 40.32%
     
    Utilities 20.12%
     
    Industrial 11.55%
     
    Consumer - Non-cyclical 9.40%
     
    Communications 6.42%
     
    Energy 5.89%
     
    Diversified 2.26%
     
    Consumer - Cyclical 2.26%
     
    Basic Materials 1.78%
  • 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 2021

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Value for Risk

Currency Weights

MVIS EM Aggregate Bond Index - MVEMAG

Currency Weight
 
US Dollar (USD) 54.76%
 
Euro (EUR) 6.67%
 
Mexican Peso (MXN) 3.91%
 
Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) 3.86%
 
Brazilian Real (BRL) 3.85%
 
Thai Baht (THB) 3.81%
 
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) 3.71%
 
South African Rand (ZAR) 3.25%
 
Polish Zloty (PLN) 2.85%
 
Russian Ruble (RUB) 2.39%
 
Others 10.93%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Currency Weight
     
    US Dollar (USD) 94.20%
     
    Euro (EUR) 5.80%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Currency Weight
     
    South African Rand (ZAR) 10.45%
     
    Mexican Peso (MXN) 10.35%
     
    Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) 10.15%
     
    Thai Baht (THB) 10.00%
     
    Russian Ruble (RUB) 9.99%
     
    Colombian Peso (COP) 9.76%
     
    Peruvian Nuevo Sol (PEN) 9.53%
     
    Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) 7.79%
     
    Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY) 6.44%
     
    Saudi Arabian Riyal (SAR) 6.08%
     
    Others 9.45%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMSD

    Currency Weight
     
    US Dollar (USD) 81.77%
     
    Euro (EUR) 18.23%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (local FX) - MVEMSL

    Currency Weight
     
    Brazilian Real (BRL) 10.16%
     
    Mexican Peso (MXN) 10.14%
     
    Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) 9.99%
     
    Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) 9.94%
     
    Thai Baht (THB) 9.87%
     
    South African Rand (ZAR) 8.37%
     
    Polish Zloty (PLN) 7.64%
     
    Russian Ruble (RUB) 6.09%
     
    Israeli Shekel (ILS) 5.28%
     
    Colombian Peso (COP) 3.84%
     
    Others 18.69%

All data as of 30 April 2021

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Emerging Markets are not a Single Asset Class

Maturity Breakdown

MVIS EM Aggregate Bond Index - MVEMAG

Maturity Weight
0 - 1 Year 1.35%
1 - 5 Years 37.63%
5 - 10 Years 31.07%
10 - 15 Years 8.17%
15+ Years 21.78%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMCD

    Maturity Weight
    0 - 1 Year 1.35%
    1 - 5 Years 42.80%
    5 - 10 Years 31.45%
    10 - 15 Years 2.82%
    15+ Years 21.58%
  • MVIS EM Corporate Bond (local FX) - MVEMCL

    Maturity Weight
    0 - 1 Year 0.80%
    1 - 5 Years 44.87%
    5 - 10 Years 33.71%
    10 - 15 Years 7.22%
    15+ Years 13.40%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) - MVEMSD

    Maturity Weight
    0 - 1 Year 0.75%
    1 - 5 Years 25.61%
    5 - 10 Years 31.36%
    10 - 15 Years 10.18%
    15+ Years 32.10%
  • MVIS EM Sovereign Bond (local FX) - MVEMSL

    Maturity Weight
    0 - 1 Year 1.78%
    1 - 5 Years 40.42%
    5 - 10 Years 30.41%
    10 - 15 Years 12.07%
    15+ Years 15.33%

All data as of 30 April 2021

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All-in-One Choice, No Assembly Required

Top Components

  • MVIS Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond Index – MVEMAG
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    LETRA TESOURO NACIONAL BR 0.00% 1 Jan 2024 0.77%
    SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BOND ZA 10.50% 21 Dec 2026 0.63%
    BRAZIL NOTAS DO TESOURO NACION BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2023 0.59%
    NOTA DO TESOURO NACIONAL BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2025 0.50%
    NOTA DO TESOURO NACIONAL BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2027 0.46%
    LETRA TESOURO NACIONAL BR 0.00% 1 Jul 2023 0.41%
    REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA ZA 8.00% 31 Jan 2030 0.41%
    LETRA TESOURO NACIONAL BR 0.00% 1 Apr 2022 0.38%
    SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BOND ZA 8.75% 28 Feb 2048 0.37%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 8.50% 31 May 2029 0.37%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 7.50% 3 Jun 2027 0.36%
    MEX BONOS DESARR FIX MX 5.75% 5 Mar 2026 0.35%
    Subtotal - - - 5.60%
  • MVIS Emerging Markets Corporate Bond (USD&EUR) Index – MVEMCD
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    PETROLEOS MEXICANOS MX 7.69% 23 Jan 2050 0.46%
    PETROLEOS MEXICANOS MX 6.50% 13 Mar 2027 0.33%
    PETROBRAS GLOBAL FINANCE BR 5.09% 15 Jan 2030 0.31%
    PETROLEOS MEXICANOS MX 6.75% 21 Sep 2047 0.31%
    SAUDI ARABIAN OIL CO SA 4.38% 16 Apr 2049 0.27%
    TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS NE IL 3.15% 1 Oct 2026 0.27%
    SAUDI ARABIAN OIL CO SA 4.25% 16 Apr 2039 0.27%
    BANK OF CHINA HONG KONG HK 5.90% 31 Dec 2049 0.27%
    PETRONAS CAPITAL LTD MY 4.55% 21 Apr 2050 0.27%
    PETROLEOS MEXICANOS MX 6.84% 23 Jan 2030 0.27%
    SAUDI ARABIAN OIL CO SA 3.50% 16 Apr 2029 0.26%
    1MDB GLOBAL INVESTMENTS MY 4.40% 9 Mar 2023 0.25%
    Subtotal - - - 3.54%
  • MVIS Emerging Markets Corporate Bond (local FX) Index – MVEMCL
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    EMPRESAS PUBLIC MEDELLIN CO 8.38% 8 Nov 2027 7.16%
    SAUDI REAL ESTATE SA 2.65% 3 Mar 2031 6.08%
    RUSSIAN RAILWAYS JSC RU 7.25% 31 Dec 2049 4.99%
    SWISS INSURED BR 9.85% 16 Jul 2032 4.29%
    FIRST ABU DHABI BANK AE 3.40% 18 Aug 2025 4.26%
    BANCO DE CREDITO DEL PER PE 4.65% 17 Sep 2024 4.02%
    ALICORP SAA PE 6.88% 17 Apr 2027 2.83%
    EXPORT-IMPORT BANK CHINA CN 2.70% 12 Mar 2024 2.83%
    ZAGREBACKI HOLDING DOO HR 3.88% 15 Jul 2023 2.76%
    TELEFONICA DEL PERU S.A. PE 7.38% 10 Apr 2027 2.68%
    PETROLEOS MEXICANOS MX 7.19% 12 Sep 2024 2.61%
    BANCO DAVIVIENDA SA CO 7.50% 24 Oct 2022 2.61%
    Subtotal - - - 47.12%
  • MVIS Emerging Markets Sovereign Bond (USD&EUR) Index – MVEMSD
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    RUSSIAN FEDERATION RU 5.25% 23 Jun 2047 0.74%
    QATAR QA 5.10% 23 Apr 2048 0.64%
    STATE OF QATAR QA 4.82% 14 Mar 2049 0.62%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL B SA 4.50% 26 Oct 2046 0.61%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL B SA 3.25% 26 Oct 2026 0.50%
    STATE OF QATAR QA 4.40% 16 Apr 2050 0.49%
    REPUBLIC OF ECUADOR EC 0.50% 31 Jul 2035 0.49%
    STATE OF ISRAEL IL 3.80% 13 May 2060 0.47%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL BOND SA 3.63% 4 Mar 2028 0.46%
    SAUDI INTERNATIONAL BOND SA 4.63% 4 Oct 2047 0.43%
    URUGUAY GOVERNMENT INTERNATION UY 5.10% 18 Jun 2050 0.42%
    KUWAIT INTL BOND KW 3.50% 20 Mar 2027 0.42%
    Subtotal - - - 6.29%
  • MVIS Emerging Markets Sovereign Bond (local FX) Index – MVEMSL
     
    Bond Country Coupon Maturity Weight
    LETRA TESOURO NACIONAL BR 0.00% 1 Jan 2024 2.05%
    SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BOND ZA 10.50% 21 Dec 2026 1.70%
    BRAZIL NOTAS DO TESOURO NACION BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2023 1.57%
    NOTA DO TESOURO NACIONAL BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2025 1.35%
    NOTA DO TESOURO NACIONAL BR 10.00% 1 Jan 2027 1.22%
    LETRA TESOURO NACIONAL BR 0.00% 1 Jul 2023 1.10%
    REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA ZA 8.00% 31 Jan 2030 1.09%
    LETRA TESOURO NACIONAL BR 0.00% 1 Apr 2022 1.01%
    SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BOND ZA 8.75% 28 Feb 2048 1.00%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 8.50% 31 May 2029 0.98%
    MEXICAN BONOS MX 7.50% 3 Jun 2027 0.96%
    MEX BONOS DESARR FIX MX 5.75% 5 Mar 2026 0.93%
    Subtotal - - - 14.96%

All data as of 30 April 2021

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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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