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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

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      Investors have withdrawn as much as $15bn from emerging market bond and equity markets since the start of this month in...

    6. 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...

    7. 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,...

    8. March 29, 2015

      End in sight for post-crisis banking reform, says Basel head

      The avalanche of post-crisis banking regulation is coming to an end and most of the uncertainties weighing on the...

    9. beyondbrics

      February 17, 2015

      The four potential crises stalking EM

      With US interest rate hikes likely this year, EM markets may be catapulted into four separate currency, sovereign or...

    10. February 9, 2015

      Rome foresees economic benefit in euro’s fall

      Italy has welcomed the euro’s fall against the dollar, highlighting Rome’s hope that a weaker currency would help boost...

    11. January 26, 2015

      European banks warns capital rules will blunt QE

      European banks are warning that the effects of the European Central Bank’s €1.1tn quantitative easing will be blunted...

    12. beyondbrics

      January 15, 2015

      IIF sees sharp fall in EM flows

      Capital flows to emerging markets fell sharply in 2014 and will fall again in 2015 before a modest recovery in 2016,...

    13. beyondbrics

      December 30, 2014

      EM portfolio flows suffer sharpest slump since "taper tantrum"

      Portfolio flows into emerging markets (EM) suffered their sharpest slump in December since the 2013 “taper tantrum” as...

    14. beyondbrics

      December 9, 2014

      EM growth picking up but still below par, says IIF

      Economic growth across emerging markets is expected to reach an annual rate of 3.9 per cent in the final quarter of...

    15. November 30, 2014

      Cross-border capital flows return to 2011 levels

      Financial globalisation has returned to pre-eurozone crisis levels, as economic recovery in the US encourages...

    16. beyondbrics

      November 25, 2014

      EM portfolio flows: bull market back again?

      Portfolio flows to emerging markets rebounded in November after several months of weakness, according to the latest EM...

    17. beyondbrics

      October 30, 2014

      IIF bank lending report adds to gloom over emerging markets

      More evidence of the slowdown afflicting emerging markets: bank lending conditions have dipped back into negative...

    18. October 26, 2014

      Global turbulence triggers flight from EM equities

      Global market turbulence has triggered the biggest outflows from emerging market equities in more than a year....

    19. October 19, 2014

      The star-crossed quest for the next Mohamed El-Erian

      Scuttling in like a naughty schoolboy, 30 minutes after the scheduled start of the International Monetary Fund finance...

    20. October 6, 2014

      Investors weigh rising risks of EM assets

      Will investors finally forsake emerging markets as the end of Federal Reserve bond-buying looms? Foreign investment...

    21. October 2, 2014

      EM inflow forecast raised despite turmoil

      International investment in emerging economies has exceeded expectations so far this year, in spite of repeated...

    22. beyondbrics

      September 29, 2014

      EM flows: IIF sees uptick in debt in September, slight fall in equities

      Portfolio flows to emerging markets made up some of last month’s losses in September, according to estimates by the...

    23. September 1, 2014

      Banks say funding rules will make key equities trades more expensive

      Banks are sounding the alarm about a proposed global rule aimed at forcing them to fund themselves more safely, warning...

    24. August 28, 2014

      EM’s ‘fragile five’ back under pressure

      The two moons that govern the fortunes of emerging market investors are starting to wane in unison. China’s investment...

    25. beyondbrics

      August 27, 2014

      EM debt portfolio flows grind to a halt

      A report to be released by the Institute of International Finance on Wednesday will make sobering reading for EM...

    26. June 10, 2014

      India bulls charge ahead on reform hopes

      India’s Narendra Modi has made a relatively quiet start since taking office last month. But while those hoping for a...

    27. beyondbrics

      June 6, 2014

      EM liquidity: the danger stalking global markets

      “Emerging markets are where we can measure the deterioration of trading conditions. They are the warning for the rest...

    28. June 4, 2014

      Emerging markets: costs slow growth

      “Global capital markets pose the same kinds of problems that jet planes do,” the former US National Economic Council...

    29. beyondbrics

      May 29, 2014

      Capital flows: the EM push-me-pull-you

      Some apparently contradictory data from the Institute of International Finance on Thursday: it reckons total net...

    30. May 11, 2014

      Banks braced for regulatory moves on capital requirements

      Banks are girding themselves for a new tussle over capital requirements in response to regulatory moves to set tougher...

    31. beyondbrics

      April 28, 2014

      The EM rally - is it over already?

      It may be early to call the end of the EM rally of the past couple of months but the latest EM portfolio flows tracker...

    32. beyondbrics

      April 4, 2014

      EM fund flows: they're back!

      Is this a turning of the tide? After 22 straight weeks of outflows, dedicated EM equity funds recorded inflows of...

    33. April 4, 2014

      Investors rekindle their love for emerging markets

      It has been a tough few years for emerging market investors. If you had put $100 into the S&P 500 index on April Fools’...

    34. Brussels Blog

      February 25, 2014

      Will Ukraine aid come quickly enough?

      A slide from a January 2014 investor presentation by the Ukrainian finance ministry First of all, just how much...

    35. beyondbrics

      February 25, 2014

      Ukraine: a few charts to bear in mind

      While the focus in Ukraine has turned to government formation, Russia’s response, and chase-the-president, it’s worth...

    36. FT Alphaville

      February 25, 2014

      Ukraine's economy still near the edge

      From the introduction to a new IIF paper: The already acute financial pressures appear to have intensified further in...

    37. FT Alphaville

      November 20, 2013

      The EM flow turnaround

      What a difference a no-taper made: The charts, from the latest global economic monitor by the Institute of...

    38. beyondbrics

      November 6, 2013

      Guest post: don't throw Argentina under the bus

      By Carlos Mauleon Few are willing to speak up in favour of Argentina, given a long list of questionable economic...

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