Emerging markets enter slow growth era

Fading China and spluttering Latin America and E Europe blamed

A new G7 emerges

Seven biggest emerging markets are now bigger than the long established G7 group of industrialised nations

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IMF says global recovery is still weak

Fund chief economist warns of high debt and slow growth

Pressure on peso sows seeds for downturn

A shortage of dollars lies at the root of Argentina’s woes

Brazil markets hit by Dilma surge in polls

Ibovespa falls as president widens lead

US and Brazil agree on cotton subsidies

Deal marks end to high-profile trade dispute

US court holds Argentina in contempt

Judge says Buenos Aires sidestepped his orders on debt case

Economists warn of looming global crisis

Geneva report points to ‘poisonous’ mix of debt and slow growth

German concern at US/Canada trade deals

Economy minister vows to block investor protection rules

Peru seeks to revive economic miracle

Growth in one of Latin America’s brightest stars is slowing

Silva to seek trade deals for Brazil

Adviser says frontrunner would bypass Mercosul restrictions

Fraga offers Brazil an orthodox path

Ex-central bank president promises market solutions

Spectre of default looms over Venezuela

Caracas struggles to meet international bond payments

Moody’s adds to pressure on Rousseff

Outlook on Brazil’s debt marked down ahead of polls

Default call highlights Venezuelan weakness

Economist suggests Caracas bond move to share burdens

Outsider in Brazil rallies to the fore

Silva and her party’s rise reflects a deep desire for change

US trade gap shrinks on record exports

Global giants fight over Argentine assets

Swift settlement with bond holdouts seen as unlikely

Frail economy dents Brazil’s car industry

Hundreds of workers laid off as economy falters