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US President Donald Trump’s attempts to boost his country’s economy have been seemingly ad hoc. And this is creating a world with new realities.
A survey in 11 emerging economies showed people in those countries are happy to be connected with smartphones and social media, even if they worry about the impact of digital lifestyles on society and on children.
Emerging markets are already contending with US-China trade tensions, policy tightening in developed countries and a resurgent dollar.
After two quarters of declines, developing-nation assets will find a floor and remain stable in the final three months of the year, a Bloomberg survey shows.
The rand firmed almost 1.5% on Thursday morning ahead of the SA Reserve Bank's interest rate decision.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan resumed his criticism of the nation’s central bank a day after it announced the biggest rate hike of his rule.
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Peregrine Treasury Solutions says emerging markets largely suffered severe blows due to the sale of riskier assets by global investors.
Having been pummeled in the second quarter as the dollar strengthened and capital flooded out of developing nations, currency-arbitrage returns are turning positive again.
The British parliament is expected to vote in what has been termed the “meaningful vote” in which Prime Minister, Theresa May hopes to get lawmakers to back her latest Brexit deal which now has further legal assurances from the European Union.
In four out of every five emerging economies, company finances have fallen short of estimates that were made 12 months ago, according to a study of 25 benchmarks.
Emerging-market stocks and currencies retreated after the Federal Reserve indicated it will keep raising rates, sending the US dollar higher and damping a post-midterm rally.
Mounting US-China trade tensions and a shadow-banking imbroglio in India keeping investors on edge
To mark a decade after the Lehman Brothers collapse, the global economy instead received a very mixed scorecard this week, with developed markets getting good news, emerging markets finding building stresses, and everyone bracing for the next fragile steps on trade.
The rout in emerging markets showed no sign of letting up, with most currencies weakening and an index of stocks heading toward a bear market.
The rand struggled against the US dollar as it weakened to a session low of R14.49/$ despite the US dollar trading mostly flat even as USA second quarter GDP numbers beat estimates.
CEO of the Geneva Management Group, Dave Elzas told Fin24 that international investors get cold feet due to global markets often reacting by asset class or bracket.
It may be starting to sound like a broken record for emerging markets, with the twists and turns of US-China trade tensions likely to dominate investor concerns this week.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has named his son-in-law as economy czar and removed the last member of an investor-friendly financial team, sending the lira plunging.
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