Q1 ends on mixed note for EM debt and equity players


Last month was something of a mixed bag for emerging market equity and debt specialists as market volatility returned with a vengeance towards month-end.

In emerging market equity, there were good showings from Metage Emerging Market Opportunities (up 5.70% in March and 10.86% in Q1), Talentum Emerging Alpha (up 4.23% for a gain of 5.79% in Q1), and Ion Israel (3.07% on the month and 6.31% YTD).

Inventum Algorithmic made 2.62% but remains down by 8.49% YTD. OCCO Eastern European raised its YTD return to 4.57% thanks to a 1.65% gain in March, and Matterhorn Breithorn has a