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    1. May 27, 2016

      Asian equities: both dead and alive

      Like Schrödinger’s (jungle) cat, emerging Asian equities seem to have pulled off the trick of being simultaneously both...

    2. May 10, 2016

      EM recovery will not last, IIF data show

      This year’s recovery in emerging market economies has continued in the second quarter, according to the latest EM...

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    1. April 29, 2016

      Emerging market flows maintain their momentum in April

      Flows to emerging market stocks and bonds stayed strong for a second month in April according to estimates released on...

    2. April 8, 2016

      Emerging markets face significant capital outflows

      Emerging market economies face a significant outflow of capital this year, led by domestic investors, casting doubt...

    3. March 29, 2016

      China’s new economy groups outperform

      China’s transition from an investment-driven to a consumer-led economy bears similarities to driving a hybrid car....

    4. March 29, 2016

      Emerging market portfolio flows hit 21-month high

      Foreign portfolio flows into emerging markets surged to a 21-month high of $36.8bn in March, according to estimates...

    5. March 17, 2016

      Emerging market debt: A trawl for yield

      The eight sleek, military grey patrol boats sitting on the concrete of Maputo port would not look out of place in a...

    6. March 16, 2016

      EM debt: high and getting higher

      Levels of debt in emerging markets continue to rise and are becoming a source of “significant concern”, the Institute...

    7. March 15, 2016

      EM flows surge in as investors bet on China and Brazil

      The recent rally in emerging market assets has slowed somewhat but EM portfolio flows are still in “surge” territory,...

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      March 9, 2016

      European equities rally ahead of Draghi show

      European equities are rediscovering some upward momentum on Wednesday, as focus sharpens on the European Central Bank’s...

    9. February 10, 2016

      Outflows from China top $110bn in January

      Chinese companies and residents sent more than $110bn out of the country in January alone, according to new estimates,...

    10. February 5, 2016

      Lending to emerging markets comes to halt

      The surge in lending to emerging markets that helped fuel their own — and much of the world’s — growth over the past 15...

    11. February 1, 2016

      Switch to services bodes ill for emerging world

      In 2014, for the first time since records began and almost certainly for the first time in human history, services,...

    12. January 28, 2016

      Emerging market outflows persist for seventh month

      The flood of portfolio money out of emerging markets continued for a seventh consecutive month in January, according to...

    13. Fast FT

      January 20, 2016

      Gloom watch: “Black Wednesday for EMs”

      For sale: Falling knife. Emerging market currencies enjoyed a brief bounce yesterday, but as Brown Brothers Harriman...

    14. Fast FT

      January 20, 2016

      China scramble fanned $735bn of EM outflows

      The flow of capital out of China and other emerging markets was significantly worse than previously thought in 2015,...

    15. January 20, 2016

      Capital flight from China worse than thought

      The flow of capital out of China and other emerging markets was significantly worse than previously thought in 2015,...

    16. January 10, 2016

      Emerging economies are coming under ‘even more pressure’

      Policymakers in emerging markets should brace themselves for another round of growth challenges, analysts have warned,...

    17. January 4, 2016

      Emerging market portfolio flows at weakest level since global financial crisis

      Foreign investors in emerging market securities made net withdrawals for an unprecedented six consecutive months in the...

    18. Fast FT

      January 4, 2016

      EM stocks on track for biggest drop since August

      Emerging market investors have started 2016 as they ended 2015: in full risk-off mode. A market rout, triggered by...

    19. December 1, 2015

      Emerging market portfolio flows: back in the red

      Portfolio flows to emerging markets turned negative again in November after a month of inflows in October, according to...

    20. November 10, 2015

      Credit crunch threatens emerging market moves to kick-start growth

      An imminent credit crunch in emerging markets threatens to derail efforts by governments to kick-start growth in their...

    21. October 5, 2015

      What hope from Lima for emerging markets?

      Should investors be hoping for support from global policymakers who are meeting in Peru later this week in their guises...

    22. October 4, 2015

      The week: October 5

      • Net capital outflows from emerging markets could hit $540bn this year, according to the Institute of International...

    23. October 2, 2015

      EM vs DM: not obsolete after all

      “As an asset class, EM equities are nearly finished. The old paradigm is dead.” So says John-Paul Smith, a former...

    24. October 1, 2015

      Capital flight darkens economic prospects for emerging markets

      Emerging markets will suffer a net outflow of capital this year for the first time since the 1980s as their economic...

    25. September 29, 2015

      EM portfolio outflows worst since global financial crisis

      Portfolio flows to emerging markets have had their worst quarter since the depths of the global financial crisis at the...

    26. September 18, 2015

      Emerging market investors damn Fed with faint praise

      Emerging market portfolio investors reacted positively on Friday to the US Federal Reserve’s decision not to raise...

    27. September 17, 2015

      Emerging markets complete 5 straight weeks of portfolio outflows

      Emerging market portfolio flows have been negative for almost as long as they were at the start of the “taper tantrum”...

    28. September 16, 2015

      Emerging market companies worry about higher US rates

      As the US Federal Reserve meets on Thursday to decide whether to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a...

    29. September 7, 2015

      Is it time to declare an emerging markets crisis?

      Are emerging markets already mired in a “crisis”? The question of when to apply this thumping description to the...

    30. August 27, 2015

      Portfolio flows to emerging markets turn negative in August, says IIF

      Turmoil on the world’s financial markets has hit foreign portfolio investment flows to emerging markets (EMs), which...

    31. August 12, 2015

      Tougher bank rules hit bond market trading, report says

      A report on deteriorating bond market trading conditions commissioned by two of the financial industry’s biggest...

    32. August 4, 2015

      Emerging market investors dominated by indices

      International investors are slaves to indices. Most of the time, they limit themselves to buying only stocks and bonds...

    33. June 25, 2015

      Emerging market portfolio flows reveal fear of the Fed

      Just how risk averse are emerging market investors as they brace for Fed lift-off? The answer lies partly in how you...

    34. June 9, 2015

      Emerging market bond sell-off gathers pace

      Speculation about an economic revival in developed nations has led to the largest monthly sell off in emerging market...

    35. May 28, 2015

      Capital flows to emerging markets seen at post-2009 low

      Capital flows to emerging markets will fall to their lowest level since 2009 this year, hit by disappointing economic...

    36. May 19, 2015

      Foreign investors take up to $15bn from emerging markets in May

      Investors have withdrawn as much as $15bn from emerging market bond and equity markets since the start of this month in...

    37. May 13, 2015

      Emerging markets grow at slowest rate in six years, says IIF

      Growth in emerging markets has fallen to its slowest pace in six years, returning to levels not seen since the...

    38. May 1, 2015

      Emerging market bank lending conditions suffer sharp decline

      What drives growth in emerging markets? For many, it used to be the commodities supercycle. When that ran out of steam,...

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