Posts Tagged ‘emerging markets’

RM310b fund gives contrarian call for Indonesia rate cut

JAKARTA • Indonesia’s central bank should signal interest-rate cuts to draw more foreign money into the nation’s bonds, according to a top emerging markets ...

UBS sees RM493b of EM flows amid ‘seismic’ shifts

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HONG KONG • Investors should prepare for unprecedented opportunit ies in emerging markets (EMs) over the next year as new entrants ...

Interest-rate cuts back in play for Asian emerging economies

MUMBAI • Central banks in Asian emerging markets are turning cautious and some appear set to dump their hawkish policy stances.
Inflation is subdued, ...

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 ...