Emerging-market currencies get lift from BoJ

2016-04-29 09:17

Emerging-market currencies have risen rose to the strongest level against the dollar in nine months as the Bank of Japan’s decision to hold back stimulus increase.

Emerging market pessimism dying

2016-04-27 19:00

You’ll be hard-pressed to find an investment that’s as profitable and safe as the dollar-denominated bonds of higher-rated companies in developing nations.

Emerging stocks roar back to life

2016-04-18 09:22

The best rally in emerging-market stocks and bonds in seven years is sending bears back into hibernation.

Emerging stocks poised for best week

2016-04-15 10:46

Emerging-market stocks have headed for their biggest weekly gain in six as a raft of economic data suggested China’s economy is stabilising.

Emerging currencies up as oil rally

2016-04-13 08:47

Commodity-linked currencies have risen on the back of a surge in oil prices with upbeat Chinese trade data also boosting sentiment.

Emerging markets pare weekly loss

2016-04-08 13:41

Emerging-market stocks and currencies have advanced, paring their worst weekly loss since mid-February, as Brent crude surged above $40 a barrel.

What's in store for China?

2016-04-04 14:49

What does the future hold for China's slowing economy? Experts share views on the impact it will have on the rest of the world.

Rand to ride sentiment wave

2016-03-29 14:43

Sentiment will drive the rand for the first half of the week, according to a currency dealer at TreasuryOne.

Emerging currencies jump after upbeat US jobs report

2016-03-07 07:41

Emerging market currencies have rallied against the dollar after the mood on regional trading floors got a strong boost from a solid US jobs report with gains in oil prices.

Emerging stocks rise as regulator reshuffle spurs China rally

2016-02-22 12:29

Emerging-market stocks have extended a weekly advance as energy firms rallied with oil as investors speculate the new China's regulator will bolster the market.


Why the pendulum is swinging back for emerging markets

2016-04-29 06:00

The latter half of 2016’s first quarter saw a fierce rally in world equity markets, led higher by commodities. Does this mean that we have escaped the dreadful clutches of a bear market?

Drikus Combrinck: Narrative’s changed. Emerging Markets aren’t in Kansas anymore

2016-04-26 07:26

Drikus Combrinck argues that the recent emerging market recovery was driven by structural forces which are now exhausted or set to reverse.

In the markets: What to watch this week

2016-04-18 07:00

We take a look at what happened in the markets last week and what to expect this week, including SA’s core inflation data that is being released on Wednesday.

Emerging-market rally sweetened by rebound

2016-04-13 12:54

Emerging-market stocks have risen to the highest level since November as trade data suggested Asia’s largest economy may avoid a hard landing.

Emerging stocks rise a third day with currencies after oil gains

2016-04-11 12:07

Emerging-market currencies and stocks have risen for a third day after speculation oil producers will agree to limit output drove a surge in the commodity on Friday.

Oil and Asia burst post-ConCourt rand bubble

2016-04-05 09:09

A drop in performance in Asia and a fall in the oil price have pushed the rand down to R14.85/$ as markets move on after President Jacob Zuma's ConCourt judgment.

Dollar extends retreat as Yellen comments linger

2016-03-31 07:58

The dollar has retreated against most emerging currencies as the prospect of low US interest rates boosted demand for higher-yielding assets.

It's all about politics for today's EM investors

2016-03-29 13:23

The so-called BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - were seen as solid investments, but after commodities prices plummeted, political risk soared.

Emerging stocks extend drop as China slumps on growth fears

2016-02-25 13:26

Most emerging-markets and currencies have fallen for a third day as Chinese equities slumped after money-market rates jumped on fears of recent economic forecast.

Emerging markets drop on yuan fixing as oil boosts rouble

2016-02-17 17:26

Asian stocks and currencies have fallen, with the Korean won sliding to a five-year low, as China weakened the yuan’s fixing by the most in more than a month.

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