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Tradeable Index Strategies: Emerging Markets

EMBI+  

The EMBI+ tracks returns for actively traded external debt instruments in emerging market, and is also J.P. Morgan's most liquid U.S-dollar emerging markets debt benchmark. The index segments further the universe of emerging markets as defined by the broader EMBI Global and EMBI Global Diversified, by placing a strict liquidity requirement rule for inclusion. Included in the EMBI+ are US-dollar denominated Brady bonds, Eurobonds, and traded loans issued by sovereign entities.

The EMBI+ is a market capitalization-weighted index and is rebalanced on the last business day of each month. Only issues with a current face amount outstanding of $500 million or more and a remaining life of greater than 2 1/2 years are eligible for inclusion in the index. Index returns are available hedged or unhedged in a variety of currencies.

For more information on specific J.P. Morgan Tradeable Index Strategies, please review product descriptions below or contact your J.P. Morgan representative.

Index Strategies
Index Name Index Level Daily Ret(%) Mthly Ret Ann Ret Level Date
EMBI+ 649.76 0.05 -0.82 -6.58 20140214
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Note: The data above may not be the latest available and should be used for information purposes only.

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