Emerging Markets Equities
Global Emerging Market Investments team actively manage the global emerging equity market portfolio by investing in the investment universe provided by MSCI Emerging Market Index. The aim is to contribute positively to the total performance of the UNJSPF, without undue risk, measured over long term. All investments must broadly confirm to the investment policy criteria that is safety, liquidity, convertibility and profitability. Investment policy of the IMD prohibits investments in tobacco, weapons, etc.
In addition to in house investments, IMD engages some specialty external fund managers executing frontier markets strategies, especially in Africa.
The investment team works closely with the risk and compliance team to ensure compliance with risk budgets and risk corridors.