Category Archives: Emerging Markets

Venezuela in crisis – FT

Shops are being looted, while the country’s gold reserves are being sold to finance its debt. With 1.8m signatures on a petition for a referendum on Nicolas Maduro’s presidency, the country is threatening to become a failed state. For more … Continue reading

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Russia’s planned bond issuance – FT

The FT’s Neil Buckley explains the implications of Russia’s planned bond issuance, as the combination of sanctions and low oil prices put pressure on the economy. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video … Continue reading

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Emerging ‘earthquake’? – FT

An earthquake is approaching in emerging markets, according to Alberto Gallo, head of macro credit research at RBS. He explains to the FT’s capital markets editor, Dan McCrum, his worries and why Brazil is one of the most exposed countries. … Continue reading

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Who is most exposed to China slowdown? – FT

The countries most exposed to China’s slowing economy are not necessarily those you’d expect. Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, global market strategist with JPMorgan Investment Bank, talks to the FT’s capital markets editor Dan McCrum about the banking, investment and trade links that … Continue reading

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Emerging markets risky but no implosion – FT

Falling commodity prices, large current account deficits and politics are three problems undermining emerging markets. James Mackintosh, investment editor, on which countries are most at risk and whether for investors it’s a risk worth taking. For more video content from … Continue reading

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Greenspan conundrum in reverse – FT

The emerging market savings glut may be over as countries raid their reserves to stabilise their currencies. James Mackintosh, investment editor, examines the threat to US bonds and whether the effect on bond yields of a Fed rate rise might … Continue reading

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Emerging market turmoil – FT

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Bad summer for emerging market equities – FT

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Emerging Markets: There and back again – FT

James Mackintosh on whether EM is down and out or showing glimmers of hope Emerging markets have given back all their gains made during the Chinese rebound of 2009-10. James Mackintosh, investment editor, considers whether EM is now down and … Continue reading

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Turkey’s post-election turmoil – FT

Turkey’s ruling AK party has lost its parliamentary majority in the country’s general election. Daniel Dombey discusses the fallout from the results and what’s next for the nation and its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. For more video content from the … Continue reading

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