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    The worsening outlook for the BRIC nations  – Brazil, Russia, India and China – has put into question whether these leading emerging economies can continue to power global growth.

  • A sale by BP of its 50 percent stake in Russian venture TNK-BP now could be a bad move, Liam Halligan, chief economist at Prosperity Capital Management, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe.”

  • Brazil

    Brazil continues to see high levels of investment by some of the biggest global players despite suggestions that money is being pulled out of emerging markets as the global macro-economic picture worsens, Slim Feriani, Chief Executive Officer of Advance Emerging Capital Limited told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe”.

  • Russia

    Russia’s typical out-of-step response to global events – the latest its refusal to condemn the Assad regime in Syria – show its increasing insignificance on the world stage, Nouriel Roubini, chairman of Roubini Global Economics and Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, argue in an op-ed in the Financial Times

  • World in Hand

    Investing in emerging markets is at the forefront of corporations’ growth strategies. But entering one of these fast-growing regions presents considerable challenges. This blogger has some suggestions on what companies can do to make the sourcing of emerging market opportunities more rewarding.

  • While India's economic growth has hit a rough spot, Indonesia has won favor with investors, prompting calls for it to be included among the lineup of top global emerging markets.

  • Jim O'Neill

    Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management Jim O’Neill is among candidates in the running to replace Bank of England governor Mervyn King who leaves in June 2013, the Sunday Times reported, without citing where it got the information.

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    The long-term case for investing in emerging-markets is based on growing worldwide demand for commodities and the expansion of an enormous new middle class in those countries.

  • Strong domestic fundamentals in the BRICs and other countries  are likely to drive equity prices.

  • BRIC Members Will Not Reach Agreement: Expert

    Donald Straszheim, Senior Managing Director, China Research, I-S-I Group believes BRIC nations will be unable to reach a consensus at their Annual Summit due to the fundamental differences in their economies.

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    Forget the U.S., E.U. and Japan. Look to Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region for stable sources of income.

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    China intends to extend renminbi loans to other Brics nations, in another step towards the internationalization of its currency. The FT reports.

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    Officials from top emerging market countries will discuss fledgling plans to set up a multilateral bank to fund projects in developing nations during upcoming Group of 20 meetings, a senior Brazilian government official said on Thursday.

  • Emerging Markets Rally Continues

    Will growth in emerging markets continue? David Riedel, Riedel Research Group president discusses how you can play emerging market opportunities.

  • Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    Investors turning to the still-expanding BRIC economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China should be aware that these countries remain exposed to risks – including internal conflict and the impact of climate change – which could undermine their potential for attractive returns, a new report by global analysts Maplecroft warned on Monday.

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    Global hedge fund assets are off to a fairly good start this year, with a total of $2.01 trillion in assets under management, and a global median up 1.52 percent since January 1 — according to Deutsche Bank's Monthly Hedge Fund Trends Report February 2012.

  • Trading The Globe: Emerging Markets Trade

    Insight on whether the next tech boom can be found in emerging markets, with Ron Shah, Jina Ventures managing partner.

  • Vladamir Putin

    The Russia Forum, held in Moscow each February, brings together politicians and business leaders to discuss investing in this vast resource-rich country.

  • India Traders

    While the January rally in U.S. stocks may have looked good, investors would have found even more to like in foreign markets—especially in emerging economies.

  • Jim O'Neill

    A new book about global wealth disparity by celebrated economist and author Jim O'Neill has sparked the theory that the West is experiencing a second gilded age, while the emerging markets are experiencing their first gilded age. the New York Times reports.