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  • Markets focus on rupee, rupiah... and the kiwi? Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 5:12 AM ET

    A vicious selloff in emerging markets this week has put the spotlight on the battered down Indian rupee and Indonesian rupiah, but one other currency has also been feeling the pain.

  • Are emerging markets facing an abyss? Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 2:58 AM ET

    The prognosis for emerging markets is not looking good after four straight days of heavy selling in stocks and sharp currency falls.

  • Forget Indonesia, the hot market is...Mozambique? Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 2:47 AM ET
    A street crossing in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Asia.

    As emerging markets continue to fall from grace, the less high profile frontier markets are starting to steal the spotlight.

  • Taper terror may leave Singapore property intact Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 1:12 AM ET

    Singapore's property market is unlikely to be hit too hard by the concerns about an unwinding in U.S. monetary stimulus which are giving Asian asset prices a drubbing.

  • Japan to issue gravest Fukushima nuclear warning Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 12:21 AM ET

    Japan will dramatically raise its warning about the severity of a toxic water leak at the Fukushima nuclear plant, its most serious action since the plant was destroyed in 2011.

  • Foreign currency bonds no panacea for India deficit Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 12:01 AM ET

    India, running out of options to avoid a currency crisis, may resort to selling a foreign-currency sovereign bond to raise foreign capital and finance a current account gap.

  • Is India moving closer to a ratings downgrade? Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 11:59 PM ET

    The plunging rupee has intensified concerns over India's dreary economy and raised the question whether its sovereign credit rating may be downgraded to "junk" status.

  • Mobius: India not yet a buying opportunity Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 11:58 PM ET
    Mark Mobius

    Valuations in India's equity markets are cheap but need to fall further to represent a buying opportunity.

  • Wall street banks woo children of Chinese leaders Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 10:26 PM ET

    Wall Street banks have hired children of Chinese officials in the hopes that they can open doors and secure deals in the world's fastest-growing economy.

  • BOJ: We won't hesitate to ease policy again Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 9:19 PM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda

    Haruhiko Kuroda has said he will not hesitate to adjust quantitative easing if downside risks from a planned sales tax or overseas economies increased.

  • Asia's miracle shows signs of wear Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 8:40 PM ET

    The sell-off gripping emerging foreign exchange and equity markets this week has exposed an Asia that has once again become susceptible to the rapid reversal of capital inflows.

  • Why this unloved market is due for a bounce Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    A sharp sell-off in India's equity market, hit by bearish sentiment towards emerging markets, now provides an opportunity to snap up shares in Asia's third largest economy.

  • Emerging market meltdown: what's happening? Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 2:49 PM ET
    India's rupee has plunged to a record lows against the dollar.

    Emerging economies are facing several problems: stimulus is expiring, low commodity prices are likely to remain, and higher yields making it harder to borrow.

  • For Indians abroad, rupee's plunge is great news Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 8:54 AM ET
    Men wait at a currency exchange counter in Old Delhi. Indians working abroad are capitalizing on the weak rupee to send more money back home.

    While the free-fall in the rupee threatens to worsen India's economic fundamentals, the country's citizens living overseas aren't sweating it.

  • First India, then Indonesia... who is next? Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 1:40 AM ET

    India and Indonesia were left the most severely battered in the selloff among emerging markets. Now analysts are concerned of a domino effect that could spread to the rest of the region.

  • Which emerging market stocks have it the worst? Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:54 PM ET

    There's been no let-up in the 'taper tantrum' that has crushed emerging market stocks in recent months, a trend that could continue as investors turn cold on the asset class.

  • Made in China: Can China build an Apple or Ikea? Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:00 PM ET

    China still doesn't have a truly mammoth, global brand. No Apple. No Samsung. No Ikea.

  • Territorial disputes – can Japan afford them? Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 10:56 PM ET
    Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe

    Since border disputes with China and South Korea flared up, net exports had cut the growth of Japan's aggregate demand by almost a percentage point.

  • Several businesses have suggested that reports of the death of Australian manufacturing - battling a strong local currency, rising costs and cheap imports - are exaggerated.

  • Secret memo to Chinese party warns of Western ideas Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 8:54 PM ET
    China's congress

    Power could escape from the grip of the Communist Party, unless they eradicate seven subversive currents coursing through Chinese society. The New York Times reports.

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