Posts Tagged ‘emerging-market’

Battered from all sides, HK stocks fall into bear market

HONG KONG • A rout in technology stocks, emerging market (EM) contagion, currency weakness, an economy under threat.
Welcome to Hong Kong, where just ...

Ringgit a victim of EM contagion

By JERRY LEE CHEE YEONG / Pic By TMR
Emerging market (EM) contagion fears have been dominating the front pages of news- papers in the recent ...

We may be facing a textbook emerging-market crisis

By Satyajit Das / BLOOMBERG
Emerging-market (EM) stresses have been building since at least 2013. Investors may have forgotten the effect of the “taper ...

Indonesia wants foreigners to own less bonds in long run

Jakarta • Indonesia, rattled by a global emerging market (EM) sell-off, wants to halve the foreign ownership of its sovereign bonds in five years as the ...

Loomis bond veteran cuts bets on Asia currencies on trade war

SYDNEY • The US trade war with China is set to linger, dragging currencies across Asia deeper into the conflict.
That’s the view of Lynda Schweitzer, ...

Asian currency volatility drops amid EM tempest

Singapore • Don’t be fooled as Asian currency swings seemed to be impervious amid an uptick in volatility in its global emerging-market (EM) peers this ...

Mobius says trade war just a warm-up act for financial crisis

Singapore • A US-China trade war and a further 10% drop in emerging-market (EM) stocks might not be the worst things to happen this year, according to Mark ...

Central banks are ramping up their risk taking

LONDON • Central banks are ramping up their risk taking.
The days of plain old bonds and gold are over as central banks bet some of their trillions of ...

JPMorgan sees dividend stocks as EMs’ silver lining

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • Dividend-paying emerging-market (EM) stocks may actually be the best bet for equity investors in a rising interest-rate ...

BI’s new chief stamps his mark with rate hike

Global EMs in a tailspin as rising US interest rates, stronger dollar prompt investors to pull money out of riskier asset
By ...

Saudi Arabia’s EM status comes with sobering history

By BLOOMBERG
DUBAI • As Saudi Arabia celebrates its first ever emerging-market (EM) classification by a major index compiler, history suggests the ...

What drives emerging market returns? Google searches, BAML Says

by BLOOMBERG
Passive investors are driving returns in emerging-market debt like never before. Want proof? Check Google. Bank of America Corp. says ...