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    1. 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 banking...

    2. 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 the...

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    1. FT year in finance 2011

      - There is little consensus on how to fix the banking system - Behind the scenes with...
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    1. 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 by...

    2. 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,...

    3. 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 the...

    4. 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 this...

    5. 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 cross-border...

    6. 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...

    7. 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 territory....

    8. 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. Investors...

    9. 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...

    10. 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 into...

    11. 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 warnings by...

    12. 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...

    13. 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 that...

    14. 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...

    15. 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 investors:...

    16. 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 rash of...

    17. 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 of the...

    18. 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...

    19. 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 private...

    20. 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...

    21. 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 from...

    22. 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 $2.44bn in...

    23. 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’ Day...

    24. 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 financial...

    25. 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...

    26. 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 recent...

    27. 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 International...

    28. 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 decisions...

    29. October 10, 2013

      SMEs in peripheral eurozone face far steeper borrowing rates

      Small and medium-sized businesses in the peripheral eurozone are being “starved” of credit, paying interest rates on bank...

    30. beyondbrics

      September 26, 2013

      Who's afraid of the big bad capital withdrawal?

      Eek It’s the question dogging central bankers across the emerging markets. When will the sell-off of EM assets take off, and...

    31. beyondbrics

      June 26, 2013

      EM capital flows: after the party

      The US Federal Reserve signalled the coming end of QE only a month ago, but forecasters are already producing long-term...

    32. beyondbrics

      May 14, 2013

      Gulf to increase foreign assets 14%

      The Gulf is set for economic growth and accumulation of financial reserves in 2013 says the Institute of International...

    33. FT Alphaville

      March 25, 2013

      Cyprus, the snap takes

      We recommend you go straight to Joseph’s take and the Eurogroup statement if you haven’t already been there but, if you...

    34. March 18, 2013

      Cyprus levy plan ‘bleak day for banking union’

      The weekend decision to strip €5.8bn from the savings accounts of Cypriot banking customers has blown a hole in the EU’s...

    35. February 14, 2013

      EU’s FISH economies unsettle US investors

      For the past couple of years, investors in America (along with the rest of the world) have been panicking about PIGS, or...

    36. February 12, 2013

      Give stocks a tax break to end bonds bias

      Cast an eye around the credit markets and it is hard not to conclude that risk is being mispriced. The compression of...

    37. beyondbrics

      January 22, 2013

      Davos 2013: warning to EM investors - remember 1994

      Watch out for the Fed tightening. That’s the message from the Institute of International Finance, the bankers’ club, to...

    38. January 15, 2013

      Too much rides on central banks steering stable course

      The search for yield turned 2012 into a veritable dash for trash in global markets. The lower the credit quality, the better...

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