CSAM to add emerging markets to FX management

The fund group is establishing a model to test the accuracy of forecasting 10 emerging market currencies to establish whether they should be added to its existing currency management platform.

The currencies – Korean won, Brazilian real, Mexican peso, Chilean peso, Taiwanese dollar, Hungarian forint, Turkish lira, Singapore dollar, Russian rouble and the South African rand – have been chosen for their liquidity and "analysability", said Thanos Papasavvas, vice-president, global fixed income