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

Emerging markets grapple with rouble fall

Investors unclear if differentiation or contagion will follow

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The prospect of higher US rates is putting EMs under renewed pressure
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EM currency sell-off claims bigger scalps

Mexico, long seen as stable, has begun to become unstuck

EM rout highlights China currency caution

Renminbi remains a bastion of stability amid the turmoil

Dollar rise set to harm emerging markets

Competitiveness outweighed by sliding confidence and soaring debt

Oil and dollar hammer emerging markets

Developing currencies fall to 14-year low

The good, the bad and the ugly of EM debt

From Mexico to Venzuela and yields of 3.7% to 18%

Hawkish Fed hits emerging market currencies

Dollar strengthens across the board as QE3 ends

Emerging markets exposed by end of QE

Developing countries have had 6 years of cheap money

EM stocks are cheap but not cheerful

Political woes, weak profitability and excessive debt justify a hefty discount

Global turbulence triggers flight from EM

$9bn removed from stocks and shares in October

Emerging markets enter slow growth era

Fading China and spluttering Latin America and E Europe blamed

Emerging markets face ‘new normal’

Investors seek options as dollar strength, lower prices and slower growth hit asset prices

EM inflow forecast raised despite turmoil

IIF bumps up its 2014 prediction by $130bn to $1.2tn

Dollar’s rise threatens EM carry trades

Reversal threatens developing world growth, analysts warn

Sell-off in emerging currencies deepens

Slowing China and US rate prospects spark jitters

Developing countries challenge dollar

The new currency contingency could see a rebalancing in global governance powers towards China

IMF warns of emerging markets slowdown

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

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