Actis buys stake in Coricraft to propel expansion

2015-09-01 11:40

Emerging market investor Actis has announced the acquisition of a significant minority stake in SA home furnishings retailer Coricraft Group.

Developed vs emerging market investment

2015-08-17 20:24

Emerging market growth used to be 8% a few years back and is now about 5%, while developed markets show a slight rebound, says an expert.

BOOK REVIEW: The art of managing people

2015-04-28 07:14

Human Resource Management is profoundly different in different markets, says Ian Mann.

Concerns about emerging market company debt

2014-12-08 06:00

Cross-border debt issued by emerging market companies may be less stable than it appears due to the increasing role of overseas subsidiaries, a report shows.

Sarb warns of intense challenges

2014-06-25 13:24

The SA Reserve Bank is still facing intense challenges and will be mindful of the impact of its policy decisions on economic growth, it says.

Focus shifts from 'fragile five' economies

2014-05-28 19:00

Elections have calmed investors' worst fears about political risk in the so called fragile five emerging markets this year, but worries have now switched elsewhere.

It's worth it for Africa

2014-04-02 07:44

Beauty firms are chasing sub-Saharan Africa's cosmetics boom.

Emerging markets on the red carpet

2014-02-21 11:25

Emerging markets should get their own houses in order before demanding solidarity from other nations, says German finance minister.

Gold miners may profit from emerging markets

2014-02-10 07:54

European stocks from travel firms to SA-focused gold miners may reap benefits from an emerging market sell-off that has otherwise roiled equities across the globe.

Investors cling to frontiers

2014-02-05 17:30

As emerging markets tumbled this year, the riskiest country groupings on the fringes have been a haven.


Gold stocks become haven in emerging-market storm

2015-08-24 12:26

Investors seeking relative safety from the storm in emerging markets have jumped on gold shares such as AngloGold Ashanti as the rand sank.

Emerging market stocks see big outflows

2015-06-12 17:15

Emerging market equity funds have suffered the biggest outflow since the 2008 financial crisis as investors braced for a possible increase in US interest rates.

How emerging markets will keep investors

2014-12-15 11:59

Emerging markets' popularity with investors is ebbing as a strong dollar lures money away and commodity prices fall.

Brics Bank domicile not important - minister

2014-07-08 19:00

Hosting the Brics bank will not be determined by the financial contribution of individual members, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

Brics bank could start lending in 2016

2014-05-30 13:37

The Brics nations will likely agree to fund their $100bn development effort equally, giving them the same rights in a new multilateral bank, a top official says.

Emerging markets developing a taste for chocolate

2014-05-19 13:01

If consumers in emerging markets quickly develop a sweet tooth for chocolate, a severe shortage of cocoa beans could develop.

HSBC warns of choppy emerging markets

2014-02-24 12:55

HSBC has reported a 9% increase in annual pretax profit, which missed market expectations, and warned of greater volatility in emerging markets this year.

Emerging market storm boon for eurozone

2014-02-20 20:30

There is a substantial allocation shift by global funds out of emerging assets and into the euro markets they fled two years ago.

SA, fragile five partners fight back

2014-02-07 21:00

Sights are turning as abrupt rate hikes in South Africa, Brazil, India and Turkey and tightening in Indonesia have helped alleviate pressure on currencies.

'EM crisis not caused by US tapering'

2014-02-04 13:37

A rout in emerging market assets is not the result of the US Federal Reserve's decision to scale down its monetary stimulus, says a top Credit Suisse fund manager.

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