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China and the emerging markets no longer key engine of global growth

Oct 19, 2018
What goes up must come down. In the case of the Chinese economy, what grows like an economic weed inevitably starts to slow down. Today we learned China grew by a mere 6.5 percent the latest quarter. The country’s lowest growth since the Great Recession. You might be tempted to blame that on China’s current […]

China and the emerging markets no longer key engine of global growth

Oct 19, 2018
What goes up must come down. In the case of the Chinese economy, what grows like an economic weed inevitably starts to slow down. Today we learned China grew by a mere 6.5 percent the latest quarter. The country’s lowest growth since the Great Recession. You might be tempted to blame that on China’s current […]

Road to recovery may be long for some emerging markets

Sep 5, 2018
The value of emerging market currencies keeps tumbling. Argentina’s peso has lost half its value against the dollar this year. Same with the lira in Turkey. Investors are souring on Brazil. India. South Africa. Mexico. Indonesia. Some of these countries have been through currency and financial crises before. And each case is different. But sometimes […]

Argentina – another emerging market economy feels the heat

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Aug 30, 2018
What kind of shape is South America's second-largest economy in?
Currency exchange values are displayed in the buy-sell board of a bureau de exchange in Buenos Aires, on August 29, 2018. - Argentina's President Mauricio Macri said Wednesday that the International Monetary Fund has agreed to accelerate funding in support of his government's austerity program. The development came amid heightened volatility in the South American country's financial and currency markets, which have been battered by uncertainty over inflation, an economic downturn and budget deficits.
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