Brazil’s election looks set to be one of the closest in decades. We explain what is at stake and why Brazilian financial markets are so volatile.
For those investors unfamiliar with emerging markets, it’s important to understand some key facts about risks and rewards, as well as their sheer importance in the world economy.
The collapse of the US investment bank on 15 September 2008 sent shockwaves through markets. We explain the impact in the decade since.
A review of markets in August when US equities advanced but other regions lost ground against a backdrop of trade tensions and a currency crisis in Turkey.