The weekender, December 29

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Miss anything? Here’s the week in emerging markets as seen on beyondbrics, featuring our top stories, a few things we have learnt, and the week in a chart – this week, the Egyptian pound.

Most read this week:

  1. Roussolph the red-nosed reindeer
  2. China rail: high speed from Beijing to Guangzhou opens
  3. beyondbrics quiz of the year
  4. Chart of the week: stock exchange winners and losers of 2012
  5. Chinese rating agency Dagong warns on US fiscal cliff
  6. Argentina: keeping the squeeze going
  7. Mexico: the ‘unwinnable’ war
  8. Putin in India: choppers and finance
  9. 10 of the best: beyondbrics most popular guest posts of 2012
  10. [snap]: Mexico stocks hit record high

Five things we learned this week:

The week in one chart:

Egypt had another shaky week, with an S&P downgrade and a cancelled debt sale. Here’s the Egyptian pound to the US dollar, hitting its lowest value since 2004:

Full story: Egypt: cancelled debt issue and downgrade cements poor December

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