Emerging-market assets advance on stimulus optimism

2016-06-28 10:27

Emerging-market assets have risen for the first time in three days as the prospect of stimulus measures helped ease concern a UK exit from the EU will slow growth.

Emerging assets fall second day on Brexit concern

2016-06-27 10:30

Emerging-market shares and currencies have dropped for a second day on concern Britain’s decision to exit the European Union will sap global economic growth.

Emerging markets rebound as pause in Brexit campaign brings calm

2016-06-17 14:16

Emerging-market stocks and currencies have pared their weekly losses as investors bet that fears of the UK's potential exit from the European Union are overdone.

Emerging-market assets decline as investors brace for Fed

2016-06-13 08:36

Emerging-market stocks and currencies have declined, trimming weekly gains, as investors grew cautious before next week’s Federal Reserve meeting.

Emerging stocks retreat with most currencies

2016-06-09 11:00

Emerging-market stocks have declined for the first time in six days amid the highest valuations and most currencies weakened on speculation recent gains were overdone.

Emerging markets rise before OPEC meeting

2016-06-02 14:31

Emerging-market stocks have risen for the first time in four days and higher oil prices boosted currencies from commodity-exporting countries.

Emerging stocks advance as Apple suppliers rally

2016-05-23 12:20

Emerging-market stocks have climbed as a rally in technology companies drove Taiwanese equities to the biggest gain in eight months.

Get in on the consumption boom

2016-05-19 15:38

We consider why it makes sense to invest in consumer-facing companies listed on First World exchanges.

Emerging assets extend weekly declines

2016-05-13 09:41

Emerging-market stocks have been set to decline for a fourth week, their longest losing streak since August.

US rate talk sparks emerging currency losses

2016-05-04 09:23

Emerging-market currencies have fallen for a third day amid a resurgent dollar after Fed Reserve officials indicated a June rate hike is still possible.


Emerging equity slump deepens on Brexit fallout

2016-06-27 15:08

Emerging-market stocks and currencies have fallen as UK’s decision to exit the EU roiled markets amid concern a protracted crisis will sap global economic growth.

Emerging-market assets rally as remain gathers momentum in UK

2016-06-20 12:00

Emerging-market assets have risen for a second day as the momentum in the Brexit campaign looked to be shifting to the remain camp before the vote this week.

It is a great time to invest in SA, says Nielsen expert

2016-06-15 15:07

Now is a great time to invest in South Africa owing to the weak rand, Steve Matthesen, global president of retailer services Nielsen has told a global summit.

Brian Kantor: Now to turn a reprieve into a recovery.

2016-06-13 07:36

Brian Kantor looks at the markets reaction post the S&P decision to maintain South Africa's credit rating broadly unchanged.

Asian stocks drop as Japan losses offset emerging-market gains

2016-06-06 07:02

Most Asian stocks have fallen, with Japanese exporters sliding as weak US payrolls data sent the dollar plunging against the yen, while emerging markets have rallied.

Emerging stocks advance to three-week high

2016-05-31 09:36

Emerging-market stocks have risen to a three-week high as optimism the US economy will withstand higher interest rates improved the outlook for exporters.

BRICS GDP: Lessons from China – SA needs to reduce commodity dependence

2016-05-22 17:15

SA, like China, should implement significant policy changes to make its economy (and exchange rate) less dependent on commodity prices, says a statistical economist.

Emerging stocks decline for 4th week on global growth fears

2016-05-16 08:28

Emerging-market stocks have posted their longest streak of weekly declines since August and currencies retreated on concern the pace of global growth remains sluggish.

Emerging stocks in longest losing streak in 2016

2016-05-06 10:45

Emerging-market stocks have fallen for a sixth day, the longest losing streak since December, on concern a US jobs report will add to rate hike prospects.

Rand takes a beating, heading back to R15/$ in May

2016-05-04 07:45

South Africans should prepare themselves for more drastic shifts in the rand as the rating downgrade looms, an analyst has warned after the rand went from R14.23 to R14.72.

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