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  • Japan-Style 'Lost Decade' Still Looms for Euro Zone Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 2:30 AM ET

    The currency area's escape route hinges more on the pace of expansion in the United States and China, lifting the world economy, than on the policy mix in Europe, which will continue to favour austerity over growth in 2013.

  • China's economy picked up in November but a broader global recovery remains fragile and patchy, a clutch of surveys suggested, with activity elsewhere in Asia remaining subdued amid depressed demand from the developed world.

  • Is Japan on the Mend? Factory Output Jumps Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 10:40 PM ET

    Japan's industrial output unexpectedly rose in October in a sign the world's third-largest economy may have seen the worst of the effects of weak global trade and a diplomatic row with China.

  • India's Economic Growth Seen Languishing Near 3-Year Low Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 10:39 PM ET

    India's economy probably expanded near its slowest pace in three years in the quarter to September, according to a Reuters poll.

  • BoJ deflation statement lifts Nikkei Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:01 AM ET

    Among active stocks, construction equipment maker Komatsu rallied 3.2 per cent to Y1, 672 on receding concerns over its outlook following second-quarter results. Hitachi jumped 3.2 per cent to Y423 after maintaining its full-year profit forecast.

  • Does India Have Too Many Billionaires? Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 1:01 PM ET

    New data reveal a staggering increase in billionaires’ wealth as a percentage of national income in India to a whopping 22 percent in 2008.

  • Despite huge efforts to keep the euro zone afloat, business leaders now believe that some of the region’s most troubled countries are riskier places to invest than war-torn nations in the Middle East or North Africa.

  • Brazil to Slash Rates     Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Tony Volpon, Strategist for Latin America, Nomura says that Brazil will need to cut interest rates this week.

  • Mykolas Rambus, Chief Executive Officer, Wealth-X says that some high-end brands are growing faster in Brazil than in China. He sheds more light on this.

  • Emerging Markets Are More Than Just the BRICs Sunday, 7 Oct 2012 | 4:37 AM ET
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    There's a growing backlash against the BRIC countries — an acronym created by Jim O'Neill of Goldman Sachs for Brazil, Russia, India and China, as the four biggest emerging markets have underperformed their peers.

  • Indonesia's Economy Projected to Grow 6.5% Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 6:02 PM ET
    Pedestrians cross a street in Jakarta's modern business district.

    The country’s economy continues to grow even in the face of a global economic slowdown, the country’s president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Monday.

  • BRICS: Buy or Sell?     Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 3:30 AM ET

    James Ross, senior portfolio manager at Alliance Bernstein, tells CNBC, "The long-term bull story for emerging markets is definitely there because the growth rates are going to be twice the growth rates for developed markets."

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    Brazil, Russia, India and China – together termed BRICs have been an investment disaster and were a marketing-led concept , according to John-Paul Smith, emerging markets equity strategist at Deutsche Bank.

  • The American Dream is Alive and Well in Brazil: Author Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 11:54 AM ET

    Not only has Brazil been growing at an average rate of 5% while the US economy flat lines, but Brazil seems to have much more scope for growth in the future.

  • Expect a War Against Iran     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 6:30 PM ET

    James Rickards, Senior MD at Tangent Capital expects a war against Iran, but not before the U.S. elections.

  • Ways to Play India's Boom     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 11:15 AM ET

    So far this year, the Bombay Sensex is up nearly 15 percent and is outperforming the S&P 500. Geoffrey Dennis, global emerging markets strategist at Citi, offers insight.

  • Russia - the Best Pick Among Emerging Market Stocks? Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 4:31 AM ET
    Moscow Russia

    Sound corporate earnings, cheap valuations and Russia’s entry into the World Trade Organization make the country's equity market stand out among its emerging-market peers, fund mangers say. Russian stocks, for example, are the cheapest among the equity markets of the BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China.

  • Russia has yielded many leading industrial companies that rank among global leaders in mining, metallurgy, petrochemicals and telecommunications. Despite the rapid development of the regional economy and the strides made over the past 20 years, WTO membership promises to be an important catalyst for growth in the Russian market.

  • Emerging Markets: Getting Back to Basics?     Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 8:20 PM ET

    Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist, Standard Chartered says investors need to focus on the fundamentals when investing in emerging markets. He likes local currency governments bonds in Asia.

  • Bulls Lock on to Emerging Market Promise Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 2:19 AM ET
    Beijing, China

    There are plenty of investors and analysts who are optimistic. After three straight months of outflows, emerging market equity funds tracked by EPFR Global attracted more than $700m of investments in the first two weeks of July, reports the Financail Times.