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  • Warning Signs Over Crony Capitalism in India Monday, 21 Mar 2011 | 9:13 PM ET
    Mumbai, India

    India and Russia are accustomed to being bracketed together as two of the world’s most promising high growth markets. But is there more to it than just being adjacent initials in the fabled BRICs acronym? Foreign investors are not alone in worrying this might be the case. The Financial Times reports.

  • BRIC Abstention on 'No-Fly Zone' Sets Tone: Analysts Monday, 21 Mar 2011 | 6:16 PM ET
    An RAF Tornado GR4 aircraft is prepared for launch, the first UK air combat mission in support of UN Resolution 1973, at RAF Marham on March 19, 2011 in Norfolk, England.

    Analysts are warning that the decision of the BRIC nations not to support the no-fly zone in Libya is an indication that in years to come Gaddafi-like dictators will find it easier to wage war on their people without external intervention.

  • US Warns Russia Over Investor Risk Friday, 11 Mar 2011 | 1:59 AM ET
    Vice President Joe Biden

    The US vice-president has warned Russia it risks scaring away investors unless it moves to strengthen the rule of law and introduce political reforms.

  • Big World For Investors Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 11:42 AM ET
    Davos skyline at night

    Government policymakers in Davos this week looking to revive growth might want to emulate global mutual-fund managers, who are having no trouble finding growth stories across the developing world and in pockets of developed markets.

  • Europe, Don't Waste a Good Crisis: Jim O'Neill Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011 | 5:27 AM ET
    eu us summit 2010 lisbon

    "For us to expect the kind of clarity of purpose and consistency that you'd get from the US on something like this, you’re not going to get it," Jim O'Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, told CNBC.

  • Who Says China Grows at Others' Expense? Monday, 17 Jan 2011 | 4:04 AM ET

    Despite criticism that it grows by keeping its currency weak to boost exports, China is actually increasing its domestic consumption very fast, Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, told CNBC.

  • Focus on China's H-Shares, Ditch A-Shares: Mobius Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | 2:32 AM ET

    Emerging equity markets were amongst the top performers in 2010 and Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, expects the trend to continue this year. The global investor remains heavily exposed to the sector.

  • BUSINESS—Nesto Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:28 PM ET
    Nuclear power plant

    A trade war over the weak dollar, a building boom for nuclear-power plants and major state and municpal debt defaults.

  • China a Solid Bet For Investors: Goldman Sachs' O'Neill Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 10:50 AM ET

    The man who coined the term BRIC told CNBC Thursday that investing in China remains a solid bet, particularly if the Asian nation takes definitive steps to spur consumer spending.

  • Germany Asks US to Give Up Its IMF Veto Wednesday, 15 Sep 2010 | 5:40 AM ET
    Reichstag Parliment building, Berlin, Germany

    The suggestion, which experts say will be strongly opposed by the US, addresses a politically highly symbolic dispute about voting power and seats on the fund’s executive board.  The FT reports.

  • Amid Sell-off, Global Blue Chips Are a Buy: CIO Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 | 4:48 AM ET

    With so much confusion out there, it is extremely difficult to pick a winner in the short term but one fund manager believes big cap stocks will do well as their staff struggle.

  • Talk of Double-Dip Risk Is Getting Louder Monday, 7 Jun 2010 | 4:10 AM ET

    I am feeling a bit gloomy. I started this sovereign debt crisis looking on the bright side but now I have been got at. So many of our guests at CNBC are downbeat right now, that the downdraft has been hard to dodge.

  • Global Markets

    Despite a stunning surge of nearly 50 percent that otherwise might indicate a looming pullback, investors remain mostly bullish on emerging markets.

  • BRIC Will Back Dollar as Reserve Currency: Strategist Tuesday, 16 Jun 2009 | 5:07 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar has no concerns right now, said Ron Shah of Jina Ventures. The main concern for the U.S. needs to be bilateral trade agreements between the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries.

  • 4 Ways to Play the BRICs Now: Fund Manager Tuesday, 16 Jun 2009 | 4:06 PM ET

    The leaders of the BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China) are meeting today in Russia to discuss everything from the financial crisis to the U.S. dollar. Wendy Trevisani, co-portfolio manager of Thornburg Investment Management, discuss the importance of the BRICs and the best places to invest.

  • BRIC Nations Want US Business: Strategist Tuesday, 16 Jun 2009 | 8:42 AM ET

    Russia proposed a new world reserve currency that would be issued by international financial institutions to reduce reliance on the U.S. dollar. However, Liam Halligan, chief economist at Prosperity Capital Management said the west does not need to be scared, but should learn to “cohabitate” and share the prosperity around the globe.

  • G20 To Call For Doubling of IMF Budget: UK Thursday, 2 Apr 2009 | 9:23 AM ET

    The members of the G20 are likely to call for at least a doubling of the International Monetary Fund's budget, if not more, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling told CNBC Thursday.

  • Brazil President Blames 'White People' for Crisis Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 7:56 AM ET

    Brazil's president blamed "white people with blue eyes" for the world economic crisis and said developing countries shouldn't pay for it.