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

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

  • Greece Riskier Investment Than Libya, Syria: CFO Survey

    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
    Brazil to Slash Rates

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

  • Luxury Brands Doing Better in Brazil Than in China

    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
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    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
    BRICS: Buy or Sell?

    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
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    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.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • Jim O'Neill Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 12:10 PM ET
    Jim O'Neill

    Chairman, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

  • Energy Key to BRICs' Economic Potential Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 8:45 AM ET
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    With ample oil and gas, Russia has the foundation to fuel its economic growth, while China and India are already suffering from power shortages. Brazil has a chance to excel but it is too soon to tell.

  • The unresolved euro zone crisis, slowing growth prospects and currency depreciations have created a risk-off environment that makes investors think twice about emerging markets, Pablo Goldberg, Global Head of Emerging Markets Research at HSBC told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe”.

  • China Rate Cuts to Support Economic Growth   Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 7:20 PM ET
    China Rate Cuts to Support Economic Growth

    Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, ANZ expects China's interest rate cuts to feed through and keep economic growth above 8% for the rest of the year.

  • Russia Earmarks $40 Billion to Bolster Economy Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 3:09 AM ET
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    Russia is setting aside up to $40 billion for this year and next to shore up the economy in case the crisis in the euro zone escalates and spreads, and is dusting off a plan that would allow the government to recapitalize the country’s banking system.

  • BRICs Slowdown Spells Trouble for Global Growth Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 2:27 AM ET
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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.

  • 'Bad Moment' for Sale of TNK-BP Stake: Economist Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 6:28 AM ET

    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.”

  • Emerging Market Bears Too Pessimistic: CEO Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 5:07 AM ET
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    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”.