The scenario raises concerns among many economists of what's become known as "sudden stops" in western investment flows to emerging markets- the most spectacular being the 1997/ 98 currency crises across Asia, Russia and Latin America but yet again at the height of the credit crisis in late 2008/ 2009..» Read More
Discussing whether it makes sense for the markets to rally on hopes of a Greece bailout, and poor economic data, with Richard Madigan, JP Morgan.
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Saudi Arabia's labor market is in sharp focus today following a report of a new policy that could serve as an expat time-bar in the kingdom.
The pledge that emerged from the G8 summit in Deauville sees international development banks supplying $20 billion in aid to Tunisia and Egypt for 2011-2013. That is in addition to bilateral support.
It feels strange to be on a flight back to Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, to cover what’s been dubbed Egypt’s Second Revolution. The last one, which brought down the regime of former President Hosni Mubarak, was just over three months ago.
Christine Lagarde, the frontrunner to become the next managing director of the IMF, has sought to assure developing economies they would be fairly represented at senior positions at the fund. The FT reports.
The Fed's QE2 program helped boost risk assets especially commodities. But one fund manager says emerging market stocks have been left out of the rally and that is about to change
Discussing domestic and global investment strategies; political policies, and risks in emerging markets, with Rich Ricci and Jerry Del Missier, Co-CEOs, Barclays Capital.
The Doha round of negotiations on world trade faces collapse unless world leaders can reach a final agreement to lift trade tarrifs before the end of the year, a new report by the governments of the UK, Germany, Turkey and Indonesia warned on Wednesday.
The collapse of a BP share-swap deal with Russian state oil company Rosneft is just one of a string of failures which show that Russia is "uninvestable", according to William Browder, once the country’s largest portfolio investor.
Earlier this month Moët Hennessy became the latest French winemaker to announce a Chinese joint venture, this time to produce sparkling wine in the remote north-western Ningxia, but some wine experts believe the world is not quite ready for Asian wine.
Discussing GSK's plans to reinvest 20% of its profits from less developed countries to improve health care; global opportunities, and new growth models, with Andrew Witty, GlaxoSmithKline CEO
You may have thought last week's 1 percent fall was enough bad news, but the markets had other plans—the hurt doesn't end here. Experts say there's more pain left in the system.
Spending a month in China earlier this year left me with a clear picture of a nation of rapid change, vast scale, and stark contrasts. All of these factors create opportunities – and challenges – for American businesses in China, and particularly for those of us in health care.
The European Union has extended a blacklist of individuals and companies with links to Iran’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs as it looks to clamp down on investment and technology transfer into the country.
In the face of an unwavering adherence by the US to highly accommodative policies, China is faced with the prospect of recycling its ever growing FX reserves into nations or regions that it probably has fundamental fiscal concerns about.
Money is continuing to pour into emerging market bond funds, subduing the cost of borrowing for developing countries and underlining the shift in economic power away from the western heavyweights of the financial system. The FT reports.
Peabody Energy is profiting from increasing demand for coal in China, India and other emerging nations, Chief Executive Gregory Boyce told CNBC Friday.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could chair the June meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, giving the Iranian president a platform and an opportunity for the country to force a way out of its growing isolation.
The "Mad Money" host gives his calls on Yum! Brands, McDonald's, Starbucks and Domino's Pizza.