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Gundlach bullish on emerging markets signals debt back in vogue

(Bloomberg) -- Remember when bond investors were fleeing emerging markets, convinced the debt was doomed in an era of less Federal Reserve stimulus?

That was so 2013. This year the notes may be among the best bets, particularly those with longer maturities and denominated in dollars. Here’s why: Emerging-market bonds are paying an average of 1.5 percentage points more than similarly rated U.S. corporate debt. And there’s growing demand for it right now as confidence builds that this cycle of repressed borrowing costs isn’t ending any time soon.

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