Category: Emerging Markets

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Why Brazil’s economy is all going nuts again

First published: Prospectmagazine.co.uk, 6/06/2017 As a corruption scandal rumbles on, Brazil struggles to emerge from recession. Where’s a commodity boom when you need one? Where’s a decent commodity price boom when you need one? This question may be on the

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What Fed’s new tightening cycle holds for Asia

First published: Nikkei Asian Review, 16/03/2016 Higher interest rates could disrupt region’s economic growth The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates for only the third time this decade at its Wednesday meeting. The policy rate now stands at 0.75-1%. The

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George Magnus recommends the best books on Emerging Markets

First published: Five Books, 9/09/2016 What determines whether a country goes backwards or forwards? Why have so few developing countries joined the ranks of rich nations? George Magnus, former chief economist of UBS, chooses books to help us reflect on

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Temer, Rousseff’s successor, needs luck and judgment

First published: The Financial Times, 4/09/2016 The president has a chance to stabilise Brazil and begin painful reforms The Brazilian Senate’s decision to impeach Dilma Rousseff seals the political fate of the former president and ends nearly 14 years in power for

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Whose world is it anyway?

Published: 19th August 2016 (a version of this article was published at Prospectmagazine.co.uk on 18/08/2016) Every now and again, people think they detect shifts in the world’s centre of gravity, and make bold predictions of change they eventually wish they

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