Category Archives: Emerging Markets

Venezuela’s US diaspora stirs into action – FT

Venezuelan immigrants, who make up 2 per cent of the Miami-area Latino population, are starting to eat into the American political pie. The Cuban-American experience provides a guide to how the community could make an impact as a formidable lobbying … Continue reading

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Martin Wolf on Ukraine’s finances – FT

The FT’s Martin Wolf and Ferdinando Giugliano discuss the state of Ukraine’s economy, the impact of the crisis and what reforms are necessary for the war-torn nation to achieve a stable democracy. For more video content from the Financial Times, … Continue reading

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Charts for Christmas: emerging markets – FT

John Authers looks at the sharp fall in commodity prices in 2014, and the effect this had on emerging markets. Could commodity prices have hit bottom? Click here for more Authers Note videos http://video.ft.com/Authers-Note (click here if video is not … Continue reading

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Reforming South Korea’s chaebol – FT

South Korea’s corporate model of tightly knit companies that act in concert under family control is under scrutiny after Hyundai’s $10bn purchase of a plot of land in Seoul’s Gangnam district. The FT’s Simon Mundy weighs the model’s pros and … Continue reading

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Can India’s stock rally be sustained? – FT

India’s stock markets have been powering ahead after the election win of Narendra Modi. James Crabtree explains the technical reasons why the rally may go on but how its sustainability depends on Mr Modi delivering his promised structural reforms. For … Continue reading

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Quest for yield in emerging markets – FT

FT senior investment columnist John Authers talks to Omar Negyal, portfolio manager, emerging markets income, at JP Morgan about his strategy to capitalise on cheap emerging markets by focusing on dividend yields. For more video content from the Financial Times, … Continue reading

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Martin Wolf on Mexico – FT

President Enrique Peña Nieto’s reformist makeover of Mexico has wowed markets and foreign investors, if not Mexicans. Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, talks to the FT’s John Paul Rathbone about the country’s prospects. For more video … Continue reading

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Argentina Sovereign Debt – FT

The FT’s Robin Wigglesworth and Joseph Cotterill discuss Argentina’s decision to pay back its debt to the Paris Club of creditors. Argentina lost access to capital markets after its $100bn sovereign default 13 years ago. For more video content from … Continue reading

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What India’s Vote Mean – NY Times

As Narendra Modi swept into power as prime minister-elect Friday, a look at what India’s vote means.  – NY Times (click here if video is not observable)  

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Modi poised for victory – FT

Many people in India say there is no alternative — Narendra Modi may be tainted by his links to violence against Muslims in Gujarat in 2002, but he looks well positioned to benefit from the backlash against the Congress Party. … Continue reading

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