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Emerging Markets

  • China challenges India's polished diamond throne Thursday, 25 Dec 2014 | 9:21 PM ET
    Employees inspect cut and polished diamonds at the Viswa & Devji Diamonds' factory in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

    India's long-held position as the world's top diamond polisher is being challenged by soaring output from China.

  • Russia declares ruble crisis over Thursday, 25 Dec 2014 | 8:46 PM ET
    Five thousand rouble notes.

    Russia said its currency crisis was over despite its forex reserves plunging and inflation surging over 10 percent, in its worst economic crisis since 1998.

  • Asia remembers devastating 2004 tsunami with prayers Thursday, 25 Dec 2014 | 6:50 PM ET
    Buddhist worshipers pray for victims to commemorate the ten anniversary of tsunami at mass grave on December 25, 2014 in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.

    Survivors and relatives of victims gather on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of Asia's 2004 tsunami that still leaves a mark in Asia.

  • Sri Lanka gears up for tight election race Thursday, 25 Dec 2014 | 6:00 PM ET
    Supporters of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

    Southeast Asia's fastest growing economy goes to the polls next month and Sri Lanka's vote looks set to be close for the first time in nearly a decade.

  • India: Watch out for these external shocks Thursday, 25 Dec 2014 | 5:55 PM ET

    A disorderly slowdown in China and regional geopolitical tensions could derail optimism surrounding India's outlook next year, according to a new report.

  • China's bankers get first pay hike since financial crisis Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 10:24 PM ET

    Chinese investment banks have awarded the first pay rises since the financial crisis, but salaries and bonuses still trail Western banks'.

  • How Russia plans to help firms with foreign debts Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 11:13 AM ET
    Military vehicles drive past St. Basil’s Cathedral during a rehearsal for the anniversary of a historical World War II parade in Moscow’s Red Square, Nov. 1, 2014.

    The Russian Central Bank said it will offer dollar and euro loans to banks that put foreign-currency loans to major exporters up as collateral.

  • The secret group that is really running Russia Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, listens to Igor Sechin, CEO of state-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft, during Russian-Armenian talks in Yerevan, Armenia, Dec. 2, 2013.

    Economic crisis in Russia could shake the ties between Putin and the Russian oligarchs believed to be part of his inner circle. Global Post reports.

  • Ukraine: Is it time to buy? Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 4:42 AM ET

    Ukraine's bonds have had a terrible year as the country's conflict with Russia wears on, but could be a canny buy in 2015?

  • South Korea prosecutors indict Uber unit: report Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:31 PM ET
    The Uber app on a mobile phone in Madrid, Spain.

    South Korean prosecutors indicted U.S. taxi-hailing service provider Uber's local unit for violating a law governing public transport, Yonhap reported.

  • China railway strategy goes off track Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 8:38 PM ET
    Mechanics check a high-speed train at Xi'an Electric Multiple Unit Maintenance Base

    A decade after splitting two railroad manufacturers from the same company to promote competition, China now wants to recombine them. The Financial Times reports.

  • Venezuela currency controls make Scotch cheap Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 7:55 PM ET

    Venezuela's currency controls give consumers cheap Scotch and Barbies, even as they struggle with shortages of staple products such as milk and medicine.

  • Cramer: As ISIS grows, so do defense stocks Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 6:56 PM ET
    A KC-135 Stratotanker from Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., refuels a B-1B Lancer during a training exercise Sept. 23, 2014, over South Dakota.

    As the U.S. reduces its military budget, Jim Cramer sees allied countries are arming themselves. This is good news for one group of stocks.

  • Asian currencies set for a wild ride in 2015 Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 5:57 PM ET

    Asian currencies may take a wild ride in 2015 with central bank policies set to diverge as the Fed prepares to raise interest rates, analysts say.

  • Chinese tourists to bring smiles back to Thailand Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 5:49 PM ET
    Chinese tourists pose for a pictures with a tiger at Tiger Kingdom in Mae Rim, Thailand

    Political unrest kept tourists away from Thailand for much of this year, but a surge in Chinese travelers may signal a recovery ahead, analysts say.

  • Russia not the tip of contagion crisis: Expert Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 4:31 PM ET
    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev listens during a meeting with senior ruling United Russia Party officials in Moscow, Russia, Dec. 23, 2014.

    Global investors shouldn't be looking at Russia as the tip of a systemic Russia-leads-to-contagion crisis, Douglas Rediker said.

  • 16 Russian banks at risk of ratings cut by Moody's Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:39 AM ET
    An employee counts Russian ruble banknotes at an office in Siberia in December, 2014.

    Moody's Investors Service could cut the ratings on up to 16 Russian banks, the credit ratings agency warned on Tuesday.

  • The Avon Lady is Russian. Who knew? Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    BMO downgraded Avon Products to "underperform" on concerns the falling ruble will destabilize the region, seriously hurting door-to-door sales there.

  • Cramer Remix: This sector is on fire Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 7:05 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    It’s alive! "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer has the way to play an industry that’s buzzing again.

  • Cramer crowns this unsexy stock group the hottest Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Dental stocks might not be the sexiest group, but Jim Cramer is crowning them the hottest right now! Here's how to play the dental space.