Emerging currencies gain Middle East shares on oil rebound

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Emerging-market currencies have advanced, led by Russia’s rouble, shares in the Middle East climbed amid speculation Saudi Arabia and Venezuela will stabilise crude prices.

Emerging currencies suffer as oil prices head south

2016-01-26 08:04

Emerging market currencies have suffered in Asian trading as another drop in oil prices and a regional equity sell-off pushed investors into safer assets.

Emerging stocks rally from 6-year low

2016-01-22 14:55

Emerging-market stocks have climbed the most since August, as oil gained and speculation that central banks will expand stimulus spurred a revival of risk appetite.

Emerging currencies rally against dollar on stocks advance

2016-01-21 08:14

High-yielding emerging currencies has rallied against the dollar as sentiment improved following broad advances across regional stock markets and a jump in oil prices.

More pain for emerging stocks, currencies as China slows

2015-12-31 10:12

Emerging-market currencies have slumped this year in almost two decades and analysts are forecasting further losses in 2016 due to China’s slowdown and US tightening.

Bad years are over for emerging markets, but not SA

2015-11-22 14:00

Goldman Sachs has recommended buying the Mexican peso and Russian ruble against the rand as one of the top global trades for 2016.

Emerging stocks sink to six-week low

2015-11-16 11:29

Emerging-markets have borne the brunt of a clamour for safety as investors fretted over the fallout from Europe’s worst terror attack in more than a decade.

South Africa's investment landscape in perspective

2015-11-12 09:44

The country went from being an emerging market darling to an economy characterised by sluggish growth. Were hopes misplaced or should we just take a step back and re-assess?

Rand 'shows soft underbelly to the world'

2015-09-29 18:27

The rand could have a tough time this week, with a new record against the dollar should data releases go against emerging markets, says a treasury services company.

IMF official warms to interim emerging market deal

2015-09-06 14:00

A compromise deal on reforms to give emerging markets greater influence at the International Monetary Fund is increasingly likely, says a key IMF official.


Slowing emerging markets hamper oil recovery

2016-01-27 10:30

The World Bank has warned that slowing emerging-market economies were hampering an oil recovery, and prices could sink further in a blow to a fragile economy.

Emerging-market stocks head for biggest 2-day rally since 2011

2016-01-25 08:20

Emerging-market stocks have headed for the biggest two-day rally since 2011 as oil held onto its gains, and investors bet some central banks will boost stimulus.

SABMiller helps ease emerging-market concerns

2016-01-21 10:52

SABMiller has shown that not all European consumer-goods companies are being stunted by a slowdown in emerging markets.

Emerging currencies drop to record low after China weakens yuan

2016-01-06 14:18

Emerging-market currencies have fallen to a record low as growing evidence that China is becoming more tolerant of the yuan’s depreciation unnerved investors.

No end to emerging bond-sale torpor

2015-12-29 09:25

Top arrangers of emerging-market Eurobonds are readying themselves for another year of shrinking business.

Brian Kantor: 2013 taper tantrums not repeated, SARB composure key

2015-11-18 13:26

Given the muted market reaction to a potential US interest rate hike, Brian Kantor is calling on the Reserve Bank to do as the markets have, remain composed.

Africa rising despite the headwinds

2015-11-12 14:53

With global economic factors impacting emerging markets, this raises the question whether Africa is still the rising continent? Experts share their views on the long-term growth prospects for Africa.

Emerging market currencies make fresh gains

2015-10-08 07:57

The dollar has declined further against some emerging Asian currencies on waning expectations of an early rise in US interest rates.

Cees Bruggemans – How low can the rand go? Half fair value? R20 to $?

2015-09-08 15:14

Cees Bruggemans presents his take on the situation around SA's embattled currency, and looks at the question of whether the rand has yet to reach rock bottom.

SA 'a perfect storm among emerging markets'

2015-09-04 18:03

South Africa represents a perfect storm in the emerging market space, according to Nomura analyst Peter Attard Montalto.

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