Thursday, May 31, 2018

The EM sell-off has been large for Argentina and Turkey, which raises the risk of contagion to the broader EM complex. We examine non-resident portfolio flows for concentration risk, i.e. where the recent pace of inflows has been especially heavy. Concentration risk exists in Lebanon, Colombia and South Africa, and could be a channel for contagion to the broader EM complex.

IIF Authors

Robin Brooks

Robin
Brooks
Managing Director and Chief Economist
@RobinBrooksIIF
rbrooks@iif.com

Tariq Khan

Tariq
Khan
Research Analyst
+1 202 857 3339
tkhan@iif.com

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