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    1. beyondbrics

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      Guest post: Take your pick - how markets love or ignore reform

      By Jonathan Fenby of Trusted Sources Though it offers the best path to medium-term sustainability and growth, economic...

    2. beyondbrics

      January 29, 2015

      EM consumer: differentiation not generalisation

      Clouds hang over Russia and challenges abound in Latin America and South Africa, but emerging market (EM) consumers remain...

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    1. January 29, 2015

      Asian central bankers take the low road

      Many Asian central bankers have spent their careers battling inflation. Now, with disinflation stalking the globe — not...

    2. beyondbrics

      January 28, 2015

      Oil versus the current account: have investors got it wrong?

      Emerging market currencies may have received a boost against the dollar last week after the European Central Bank announced...

    3. beyondbrics

      January 28, 2015

      Don't write off the EM consumer

      Russia’s economy is heading for a deep recession this year. Brazil is stagnating and China’s dynamism is dissipating,...

    4. January 25, 2015

      ‘Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century’, by Hamish McDonald

      Last October Joko Widodo became president of Indonesia, completing a rise from small-time furniture salesman to leader of...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      January 22, 2015

      Waste not want not

      A customer browses through used items at a flea market on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia ...

    6. January 22, 2015

      Indonesians turn to ‘fine English cider’ — made in Bali

      Skimpily dressed women and designer-clothed men mingle in the darkly lit club, drinking and smoking as they wait for De La...

    7. beyondbrics

      January 22, 2015

      Getting rid of fuel subsidies

      There are very few things on which economists overwhelmingly agree: free trade and apple pie are about it. But almost all of...

    8. January 21, 2015

      Southeast Asia’s religious tolerance is deceptive

      Indonesia and Malaysia have often been put forward as examples of modern and moderate Muslim states. While both have large...

    9. January 15, 2015

      Asia’s central bankers lean towards looser policy

      For the past few years Asian central bankers have faced a quandary — keep rates at record lows and stoke a potentially...

    10. January 13, 2015

      Divers recover second black box from doomed AirAsia flight QZ8501

      Divers have retrieved the second black box from an AirAsia flight that crashed into the Java Sea late last month, bringing...

    11. January 13, 2015

      Indonesia’s Joko Widodo pledges to accelerate reforms

      Indonesian president Joko Widodo vowed to accelerate reforms after abolishing $18bn of fuel subsidies and neutralising...

    12. FT Photo Diary

      January 12, 2015

      AirAsia QZ8501's black box recovered

      Indonesian officers move the flight data recorder during the recovery mission at Iskandar Military Airport in Pangkalan Bun,...

    13. January 12, 2015

      Crash upsets AirAsia’s Indonesia ambitions

      AirAsia founder and chief executive Tony Fernandes has struggled to make headway in Indonesia — one of the world’s...

    14. January 12, 2015

      Divers retrieve black box from AirAsia Flight QZ8501

      Indonesian navy divers have retrieved one of the black boxes from crashed AirAsia Flight QZ8501, a development that should...

    15. January 7, 2015

      Indonesia’s aviation sector crackdown questioned

      Aviation experts have warned that Indonesia’s crackdown on the sector following the crash of AirAsia flight QZ8501 risks...

    16. beyondbrics

      January 6, 2015

      EM manufacturing subdued as Russia slumps, China ebbs

      A severe slump in Russia and ebbing momentum in China contributed to an overall subdued performance for manufacturers across...

    17. FT Data

      January 6, 2015

      Datawatch: Large ship losses

      Losses of large ships have been steadily declining over the past decade; 94 ships of more than 100 gross tons were lost at...

    18. beyondbrics

      January 6, 2015

      Guest post: a reform scorecard for EM in 2015

      By Jonathan Fenby, Trusted Sources As reform has become the principal touchstone for emerging markets (EM), the importance...

    19. January 6, 2015

      Iron ore bounce likely to be shortlived

      Few in the iron ore industry will remember 2014 with any fondness. The steelmaking ingredient was the worst performing major...

    20. January 5, 2015

      AirAsia Flight QZ8501: Indonesia cracks down on aviation sector

      Search and rescue teams believe that they have found the tail section of the crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501, as Indonesia...

    21. January 4, 2015

      AirAsia Flight QZ8501: fifth large object spotted by search team

      The international team searching for the missing AirAsia jet identified a fifth large underwater object in the search area...

    22. January 2, 2015

      Indonesia fisheries chief hooks public imagination

      Although they inhabit the world’s largest archipelago nation and millions live off the sea, few Indonesians could ever name...

    23. December 31, 2014

      Indonesia to scrap petrol subsidy and float prices

      JAKARTA — Indonesia will ditch petrol subsidies and link the retail prices to international oil markets from January 1, the...

    24. December 31, 2014

      AirAsia flight QZ8501: recovery suspended due to bad weather

      Bad weather suspends AirAsia jet search Stormy weather forced authorities to suspend efforts to search for wreckage, bodies...

    25. 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...

    26. December 30, 2014

      Asean smartphone makers play to home market strengths

      Lionel Messi starred in global advertisements this summer for Samsung Electronics but in Indonesia the Barcelona footballer...

    27. December 30, 2014

      AirAsia Flight QZ8501: Search teams find debris and bodies

      AirAsia jet search — Day 3 Indonesian search and rescue teams looking for the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501, which...

    28. December 29, 2014

      AirAsia QZ8501: Jet likely ‘at bottom of the sea’, says search chief

      Search for missing AirAsia flight The AirAsia aircraft that went missing at the weekend was likely to be “at the bottom of...

    29. December 28, 2014

      Search resumes for missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501

      The search and rescue operation for the AirAsia aircraft that went missing early on Sunday on its way from Indonesia to...

    30. December 28, 2014

      Emerging states must make their own mark

      Nothing irritates specialist investors in emerging markets more than seeing all middle-income countries lumped into a single...

    31. December 28, 2014

      AirAsia flight goes missing with 161 on board

      An AirAsia plane with 161 people on board lost contact with ground control on Sunday while flying over the Java Sea after...

    32. December 26, 2014

      Ten of the best remote retreats

      Away from it all Hotel Budir, Snaefellsnes, Iceland With the Atlantic a few metres away, Hotel Budir is perhaps the only...

    33. December 23, 2014

      Tan seeks to regain control of Asia Resource Minerals

      The former chairman of Asia Resource Minerals is trying to wrest back control of the UK-listed coal miner by seeking to...

    34. December 23, 2014

      Iron ore proves 2014’s commodity turkey

      And the prize for the worst performing major commodity in 2014 goes to . . . If you thought the answer was oil you would be...

    35. beyondbrics

      December 23, 2014

      Hello 2015: the EM "catch up" themes to watch

      By Jorge Mariscal of UBS Wealth Management Over the past 20 years, 700m people have been lifted out of poverty in developing...

    36. December 22, 2014

      Alstom to pay record $772m fine for bribery

      French industrial group Alstom SA pleaded guilty on Monday to paying more than $75m in bribes to government officials around...

    37. December 21, 2014

      Rolls-Royce chief Rishton admits it’s time to deliver

      The Mickleover Court Hotel in Derby wins no prizes for architectural beauty. But its no-nonsense, utilitarian air was a...

    38. December 19, 2014

      My First Million — Andrew Dunn

      Over the coming few months, thousands of well-heeled clients will head to Europe’s ski slopes with luxury tour operator...

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