Emerging Markets



19JUN 2017

The story of the global economy in pictures - June 2017

In this month's infographic we look at the factors keeping global growth for 2017 on the right track and the risks that could derail it.



24MAY 2017


China downgrade to weigh on investor sentiment

The impact on investor sentiment of the downgrade of China’s credit rating could be far greater than its economic impact.

18MAY 2017


Brazilian market faces Temer tantrum

Allegations of corruption against Brazil’s president could have implications for economic recovery and may alter the outlook for the 2018 presidential election.

03MAY 2017


TalkingEconomics: Déjà vu in South Africa

The firing of South Africa’s well-respected finance minister by President Jacob Zuma could prove a painful mistake in an economy already struggling to generate momentum.


28APR 2017


Russian central bank steps up the pace

Today’s interest rate cut is larger than expected but likely to have limited impact on the strength of the rouble.

13APR 2017


Brazil slashes rates to boost flagging economy

A drastic fall in inflation over the past year has led to the Brazilian central bank accelerating its easing. Further cutting is likely to follow in May.


15MAR 2017


An emerging market toolkit is essential for investors in the West

Economic nationalism has led to a boom in political risk analysis.

08MAR 2017


60 seconds on the top country picks in EMD

With the lengthy era of slack monetary policy probably drawing to a close, Abdallah Guezour outlines where he sees the risks and best rewards.