Posts Tagged ‘emerging markets’

Asian EMs better off than global peers

SINGAPORE • Emerging markets (EMs) in Asia are in a stronger position than peers elsewhere because of solid economic growth prospects, low inflation and ...

EM sneeze puts developed world immunity in doubt

SINGAPORE • As the sell-offs in Turkey and Argentina spread to other emerging markets (EMs), doubts that developed markets can retain their immunity are ...

Ringgit remains resilient and debt manageable, says BNM

Exporters now allowed to automatically sweep export proceeds into their trade foreign currency accounts
By NG MIN SHEN / Graphic By TMR The ringgit ...

Lira looms over EMs with Turkey white-knuckle ride

DUBAI • There isn’t a story across emerging markets (EMs) this week likely to grip traders quite like the nosedive in Turkey’s lira.
As the nation ...

Fed raises rates, emerging markets roil — it’s déjà vu

For the second time this year, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) has raised interest rates. With the recent 25 basis-point hike, the Fed funds rate is now near ...

EM currencies to hurt as dollar strengthens

by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / pic by BLOOMBERG
EMERGING-MARKETS (EM) currencies are likely to be exposed to downside losses amid the strengthening of ...

Foreigners dump RM6.8b of local equities in 1H18

Activity levels were still healthy last week as the ADTV was above RM800m for retailers, local institutions (RM2b) and foreign ...

Goldman, Citi hunker down as trade war hits EMs

Moscow • Some of the world’s largest money managers soured on emerging markets (EMs) as compounding trade threats deepened the worst monthly rout for ...

Furniture industry urged to leverage on EMs to boost export sales

The buyers were from India, China, Indonesia, Japan, S. Korea, Saudi Arabia and Myanmar
By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By ISMAIL CHE ...

Shifting China capital flows pose risk for EMs

A prolonged slide in China’s purchasing firepower would put upward pressure on global yields after a decade of binge-borrowing left the world’s EMs with a ...

Soros sees new global financial crisis brewing

BRUSSELS • A surging dollar and a capital flight from emerging markets (EMs) may lead to another “major” financial crisis, investor George Soros (picture) ...

Bursa Malaysia fares well with new govt at helm

Analysts are now looking at reforms that could lead to a rerating of the market
By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By TMR Bursa Malaysia endured the first week ...