Why CLSA's Slone see opportunity in emerging markets crunch

As the 10th anniversary of the Global Financial Crisis looms large, the veteran Asia banker sees opportunity for profit in the emerging markets crash and is planning to expand in 'sexy' private markets.
Jonathan Slone sees opportunity in crisis
Jonathan Slone sees opportunity in crisis

Buy when there's blood in the streets.

It's a maxim held true by some of the savviest global investors. And, with emerging markets facing a sustained sell-off, currencies slipping to historical lows, global trade tensions rising and the US dollar strengthening since March, now is the time for the brave to put those words into action.

The week ending September 5 saw global bond funds record their biggest outflow since late 2013 while emerging markets bond funds experienced net redemptions for the fifth time in the past six weeks, according to data from EPFR.

With more than 30 years' experience banking in volatile...

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