Posts Tagged ‘emerging markets’

Indonesia resurgence gathers pace as global investors pile in

SINGAPORE • The return of yield-hungry investors is signalling the worst may be over for Indonesia.
Global funds are piling back into Asia’s bellwether ...

World Bank cuts global growth outlook as trade expansion falters

WASHINGTON • The World Bank cut its forecast for the global economy as slowing growth in trade and investment and rising interest rates sapped momentum, ...

Asia to dominate world economies by 2030

HONG KONG • Seven of the world’s top 10 economies by 2030 will likely be current emerging markets (EMs).
The prediction for a shake-up of the world’s ...

Riskiest assets suddenly seem a whole lot more appealing as developing world bounces back

NEW YORK • Emerging markets (EMs) look to be in a sweet spot.
Developing-nation assets roared back last Friday after US Federal Reserve (Fed) chairman ...

2019 outlook: Surviving in the short term to thrive long term

Equity markets remain relatively more attractive to fixed-income markets as earnings yields are higher than expected fixed-income yields for 2019 and ...

Sentiment says ‘Sell’, fundamentals scream ‘Buy’, who do you listen to?

If past events were experiments, the history they leave behind is the evidence of the tests
By FUNDSUPERMART / Pic By BLOOMBERG There is a lot to learn ...

Two of Asia’s worst currencies set for best monthly run in years

MUMBAI • The Indian rupee and the Indonesian rupiah, two of the worst performers in Asia, are fast narrowing their losses, and policymakers have gone from ...

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 ...