Pimco’s Baker Says Emerging Market Debt ‘Still a Risk Asset’

Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Emerging market debt is “still a risk asset” in the short term, said Brian Baker, Pacific Investment Management Co.’s chief executive officer for Asia.

China’s currency will likely slow it’s gains and trade in a wider range, Baker said at the Euromoney Asia Forex Forum in Singapore today.

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