Economic Regions BRICS

  • 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.

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    The flight to safe havens in the latter part of 2011 hurt emerging market equities, but strategists believe it may be time to pick up some devalued emerging market stocks.

  • Vladamir Putin

    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has a vision for a Soviet Union-lite he hopes will become a new Moscow-led global powerhouse. But, his planned Eurasian Union won't be grounded in ideology: This time it's about trade.

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    Russian stocks and the rouble held above their two-week lows, but analysts said that, at least until Dec. 24, investors would be better off staying away from Russia.

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    Emerging markets have had a bad year, but market pros still see investing in countries in South America, Asia and elsewhere as reliable long-term plays.

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    The world's central bankers have shown they've learned a lot from the 2008 financial crisis by taking coordinated action Wednesday to ease strains on the financial system, Goldman Sachs Asset Management CEO Jim O'Neill told CNBC Wednesday.