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.

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.


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.

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.

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