Emerging Markets

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    September events increased uncertainty and investor risk ..... when there were serious concerns about emerging market basics, a global slowdown, and the potential for credit events in specific emerging markets.

  • 2

    In the September 11 ....., the average country returns in debt markets rose in a general sell-off to levels last appearing during the Brazilian devaluation, but it has since decreased.

  • 3

    Against a ..... of global slowdown, the quality of credit continued weakening, and the average credit quality in the emerging debt markets retreated to its post-Russian-crisis low.

  • 4

    Although we had spillovers from countries where credit concerns grew, this was contained within specific emerging markets, and generally financing ..... up reasonably well during this quarter.

  • 5

    The measures of broad spillover or ..... across emerging markets during the turmoil in June kept considerably under the levels seen in other historical instances of stress.

  • 6

    The near record ..... in June bond issues helped raise the quarterly volume to its highest level since the boom after Y2K.

  • 7

    Increased expectation of a US economic slowdown, decreased potential for media and technology sectors, and deterioration of credit markets took their ..... on emerging markets in the third quarter of the year.

  • 8

    In spite of the nearly total drying ..... of bond issuance, fund raising on international markets maintained itself rather well, aided by a strong loan market and a surge in placements from China.

  • 9

    Shifting expectations of the relative probability of a 'hard' as against a 'soft' ..... scenario for the US economy are liable to maintain volatile markets.

  • 10

    As the conditions in equity and bond markets are still choppy, those issuers will continue to exploit ..... of opportunity, while the loan market is expected to remain supportive.

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