History shows emerging markets can't ignore politics much longer

2017-11-02 22:00

Emerging market investors may have become too complacent about political risk.

Healthy global growth a win for emerging markets

2017-10-10 19:18

Ten years after the start of the global financial crisis, the world economy is finally exhibiting sustainable synchronised growth, says Overberg Asset Management.

Emerging stocks bull run is just getting started

2017-09-14 12:38

An overanalysis of geopolitics, 'central bank zigzags' and a focus on company earnings are all just distractions when it comes to riding bull markets in emerging stocks.

Emerging markets, where the only constant is change...

2017-08-10 08:54

This has been a turbulent year for South Africa. But the country is not alone.

Next leg of emerging-bond rally about to start on rate cuts

2017-07-28 08:43

The bond rally across emerging markets may get fresh legs, as pressure is growing on central banks in developing nations to cut interest rates more aggressively as inflation eases.

Rags-to-riches tennis coach shows power of consumer shares

2017-06-22 14:03

Rags-to-riches stories like Samak’s are key to some of the biggest equity gains in emerging markets.

Emerging-market bulls cools off after impressive rally

2017-06-01 09:22

After a surprisingly good run in emerging markets that has sent equities to a fifth monthly gain, some bulls are easing up.

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.


We have a lift-off! Or do we?

2017-10-12 06:00

SA has missed out on positive sentiment towards equities and now faces the prospect of a deteriorating global backdrop without a solution to the domestic impasse, says Jac Laubscher.

Emerging markets in focus this week: SA, Brazil, Peru

2017-09-18 11:03

With trader caution on the rise after an index of developing-nation currencies had its biggest weekly decline since March, attention will turn to central bank decisions.

High-yield debt sweet spots emerging from Russia to SA

2017-09-06 10:38

Traders are gaining confidence in nations that pay the steepest local interest rates.

Developed market central banks turning more hawkish on emerging markets - economist

2017-08-01 18:44

Capital flows to emerging markets have held up well, but developed market central banks are turning more hawkish, say two economists at Momentum Investments.

Slower growth for emerging market bonds in 2nd half of 2017 - analysts

2017-07-02 20:00

The inflow of money into emerging market debt is expected to slow down in the second half of 2017 on the back of tighter monetary policy in the US among other things, say analysts.

Don't fear the Fed, EM currencies can do well - SocGen

2017-06-14 11:58

Emerging market currencies should comfortably ride out coming Federal Reserve monetary tightening, according to Societe Generale SA.

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.

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