Pricey stocks push bearish investor to emerging-market debt

2017-05-05 11:00

Almost a decade after the start of the worst global financial crisis since the Great Depression, Aberdeen Asset Management’s Bruce Stout is as down on stocks as ever.

Curious curse of May: Emerging-market currency bulls beware

2017-04-28 14:30

Developing-nation currencies could be in for a rough month in May, if history is any guide.

Hot spots in emerging markets this week

2017-04-24 09:30

With the first round of France’s presidential election complete, emerging markets have escaped a potential sell-off trigger.

Emerging market equities show signs of life again - report

2017-04-06 16:38

Emerging market equities are showing signs of life again, according to BlackRock Investment Institute's Global Investment Outlook for the second quarter.

Emerging-markets hedge-fund assets reach record in '16

2017-02-23 09:34

Emerging-market hedge-fund assets have reached a record at the end of last year, thanks to gains in energy prices and a strengthening dollar.

Emerging markets slump on Trump travel ban

2017-01-30 15:57

Emerging-market stocks and currencies have fallen as US President Donald Trump’s immigration curbs fanned geopolitical and trade concerns.

Alexander Forbes eyes opportunities in Africa

2017-01-15 13:07

On day 130 as CEO of Alexander Forbes, Andrew Darfoor met with Fin24 and shared some of the goals he has for the business and what he thinks of President Trump, among other things.

Higher investment returns: Which African countries will join emerging markets party?

2017-01-10 07:02

SA is no longer the star of the African show and low-tax haven Mauritius and desperately poor Ethiopia are looking like exciting prospects, says an expert.

Emerging-market currencies, stocks advance

2017-01-05 09:15

Emerging-market currencies and stocks have advanced as a rally in commodities bolstered the outlook for raw-material exporters.

Outlook 2017: SA growth weak, but stronger than 2016

2016-12-30 12:01

SA asset prices should perform "ok", but mainly because there are more negative peers to compare to, says emerging markets economist Peter Attard Montalto.


SA’s low growth self-inflicted - analyst

2017-05-02 06:50

South Africa is the laggard among emerging market economies, and its low growth situation is mostly self-inflicted, says an analyst.

Emerging-market rates to rise

2017-04-25 08:03

India’s central bank chief has said a phase of rising interest rates is setting in for emerging markets, reinforcing views that monetary policy could be tightened its economy in coming months.

Hot spots in emerging markets this week: Turkey, South Korea

2017-04-17 07:50

Easter is keeping some of the world’s markets closed, but it hasn’t stopped macro and political events from piling up.

Emerging stocks climb as global rally eases

2017-03-17 15:56

Emerging market stocks headed for the best week in eight months even as the global equities rally spurred by the Federal Reserve’s outlook lost momentum.

Emerging-market investors fearless as growth in focus

2017-02-17 15:25

Emerging-market investors are totally OK with the hawkish Fed.

10 threats to globalisation in 2017

2017-01-23 07:20

Research by Credit Suisse identified trends signalling changes in globalisation and the start of a multipolar world.

Emerging-market currencies fall

2017-01-12 10:26

Emerging-market currencies have dropped as the lira posted its biggest five-day loss since the global financial crisis. Stocks in developing nations rose with commodities.

Rand may be resilient to potential Fed hikes

2017-01-06 10:20

US interest rate increases may not have a big impact on emerging market currencies, as long as they have been priced in by markets, says an economist.

Emerging-market currencies fall as Mexico peso, Turkey lira sink

2017-01-04 11:45

Emerging-market currencies have declined as Mexico’s peso and Turkey’s lira slumped to record lows.

MUST READ: Top emerging markets picks for 2017

2016-12-29 08:17

Money managers’ top calls for next year are hinging on markets where the political climate is improving and assets are less vulnerable to external shocks.

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