Emerging Market Turmoil

Emerging markets are taking a battering as investors withdraw at the prospect of higher global interest rates, exposing their economic and political weaknesses

IMF warns of emerging markets slowdown

Deceleration seen to threaten the future of the global economy


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Funds and ETFs magnify EM volatility

Large price swings can be driven by small shifts in sentiment

EM stocks tumble on Fed rate rise fears

Concern grows developing countries might face repeat of 2013 rout

Brazil’s economy slips into recession

GDP contraction deals blow to Rousseff’s re-election bid

Frail economy dents Brazil’s car industry

Hundreds of workers laid off as economy falters

EM’s ‘fragile five’ back under pressure

But India and Indonesia in much stronger position this time

A critical autumn nears for EM currencies

Carry trade boost will weaken when Fed announces rate moves

Intervention fears hit Asian EM currencies

Rupiah off highs following election after BI comments

Emerging market bond sales hit record high

Issuance jumps 54% year on year to $69.47bn

Emerging nations bear brunt of trade bars

World Bank says China among hardest hit by protectionism

Emerging markets growth slows as costs rise

Labour costs in crisis-hit developed economies are falling but capital inflows are also shrinking

How ECB QE could help emerging economies

Impact likely to be limited to Greece and Turkey

EM currencies slip amid easing moves

Central bank policies help stall carry trade rally

Unholy EM trinity tempt with high yields

High-yielding Argentina, Venezuela and Ukraine come with risks

Emerging market funds bounce back

Asset managers start to rotate back into developing economies

Fund flows surge back to emerging markets

Equity and bond funds receive $4.7bn in past week

More to rupee recovery than Modi mania

Improving growth outlook and central bank action have been key

Death knell for Brazil’s economic strategy

Pressure mounts on President to change strategy

Indonesia shines in post-tapering world

Investors pile in as election hopes fuel economic optimism

Investors re-engage with emerging markets

‘Fragile five’ currencies most exposed to Fed ‘taper’ have rallied

India seeks to shed ‘fragile five’ tag

Analysts say recovery follows hitting the bottom

EM held back by weak global recovery

Economies with reliance on commodity exports remain fragile

Renminbi falls to biggest weekly loss

‘Teflon’ markets push limit of resilience

The line between confidence and complacency has become blurred

EM assets hit by chance of Fed tightening

Indonesian rupiah rally halted, but current account improves

Renminbi rate hits ‘red line’ losses level

Renminbi falls to 11-month low

Investors will be cautious in testing its tolerance of greater volatility

Bargain hunters snap up Russian equities

Investors take advantage of steep falls in share prices

Indonesia rebuffs ‘fragile five’ tag

Deputy finance minister talks up investor interest

Thailand cuts rates as others look to raise

Emerging markets looking to increase interest rates