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Emerging Markets Economic Outlook 2018 and 2019

Emerging Markets have suffered in recent years due to low commodities prices and slower global demand. With signs that emerging markets were on the comeback trail in 2017, many analysts earlier this year believed that 2018 would be much brighter for Emerging Markets, however,...

Emerging market stocks, FX buoyed by hope of dovish Fed

Aaron Saldanha * Expectations prevail of a dovish U.S. Fed at meeting this week * S.African rand softens, plagued by Eskom woes * Hungarian stocks set for record closing peak By Aaron Saldanha March 18 (Reuters) - Emerging market stocks and currencies each hit two-and-a-half week peaks on Monday,...

EMERGING MARKETS shares steady with Russian stocks at record high; FX mixed

* Russian stocks hit all-time high * Asian heavyweights shut for Lunar New Year * PMI data across EM countries reflect slowing signs By Agamoni Ghosh Feb 5 (Reuters) - Emerging market stocks steadied on Tuesday with Russian stocks testing all-time highs, while developing world currencies were mixed...

Fund managers hoping for stock rally look to emerging markets

After emerging market stocks led global equity markets lower in a brutal 2018, some U.S.-based fund managers are betting that the asset class may have the largest rebound in the new year. It may not look likely at the moment, given that an economic downturn...

Banks’ Emerging-Market Boom Leaves a Grim Legacy

Lenders piled into Africa and Asia after the financial crisis. The cost of some of their deals is now becoming apparent. By Lionel Laurent Emerging markets were a boon for bankers after the 2008 crisis, when resource-rich Africa and Asia seemed to have definitively...

Why it may be time to shine for emerging-market currencies in 2019

Beaten-down assets of 2018 may be comparatively attractive to investors next year, strategists say Emerging-market investors had no place to hide in 2018. From trade spats, to rising U.S. interest rates and a strong U.S. dollar, the deck seemed stacked against them. But that could change...

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains on oil price surge, strong jobs report

Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Friday, after oil prices surged 4 per cent, while a robust domestic November jobs report eased concerns over a recent economic slowdown. At 9:30 a.m. ET,, the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 50.63 points, or...

Emerging markets will recover in 2019 as external factors stabilize: StanChart

Kavita Chandran A softer dollar, stable oil prices and lower U.S. treasury yields will take the pressure off emerging markets that have large U.S.-dollar denominated debt, says Eric Robertson, head of global macro strategy and FX research at Standard Chartered bank. Robertson is "cautiously optimistic" about...

Investors pulled more money out of emerging markets in October since taper tantrum – IIF

Marc Jones Brooklyn NY, Nov 1 - Investors pulled the most money out of emerging market stocks last month since the ‘taper tantrum’ panic of 2013 when the U.S. Federal Reserve first hinted at reducing its post crisis stimulus programme, financial flows data has...

Fixed-income losses send investors surging back into risky junk bond bets

Investors are moving back into high-yield bonds, the riskiest sector of the credit market. Junk bonds have been top performers in the fixed-income market this year. ETF investors had shied away from high-yield earlier...
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