This crisis is hard on us. It's even harder on countries that aren't rich.

May 21, 2020
Capital has fled emerging markets on a massive scale. Currencies are down, debt burdens are rising and people are falling into poverty.
A family walks down the street in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The value of that nation's currency, the real, has plummeted.
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Why smartphones are "revolutionary" for India

Nov 1, 2018
The technology is bringing people online in a way that's "unprecedented in the world," says author Ravi Agrawal.
Indian men check their smartphones outside the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai in October.
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Oil prices and inflation hit emerging economies

Oct 1, 2018
Emerging economies have had a tough time in the global economy recently. We’re talking about countries like India, Turkey, South Africa and Argentina. They’re deeply engaged in the world economy, and, in some ways, very vulnerable to its ups and downs. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 
An Indian security guard walks inside Amazon's largest Fulfillment Centre (FC) in India, on the outskirts of Hyderabad on September 7, 2017.

Coca-Cola making a play for African market with concession stands

Nov 25, 2016
The company is rolling out an experiment in social entrepreneurship — a kind of community center in a box that also happens to sell Coke products.
Coca-Cola's EKOCENTERS offer water purification and power outlets free of charge.  They also sell Coke products. 
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How the falling ruble will affect emerging markets

Dec 17, 2014
Rattled investors can turn risk averse.