David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, warns that North Asian markets will fare better than their Southeast Asian peers next year.» Read More
*Morocco relegated to frontier market stocks index. Morocco, which has avoided the worst of its neighbours' turmoil, became the latest casualty on Wednesday when it was relegated in the leading MSCI indices from the league of established emerging markets to the "frontier" division of economies with less developed capital markets.
*Major German parties reach deal to form coalition government. *Markets wary over rising tension in East China Sea. NEW YORK, Nov 27- Agreement to form a German coalition government boosted the euro to a four-year high against the yen on Wednesday and helped buoy stocks around the world, already well bid on signs of more central bank liquidity.
BRASILIA, Nov 27- Brazil is widely expected to raise interest rates for the sixth consecutive time on Wednesday, taking borrowing costs back to double digits as policymakers race to contain naggingly high inflation in Latin America's largest economy.
Socrates Lazaridis, executive chairman of the Athens Exchange and Maarten-Jan Bakkum, senior emerging markets strategist at ING IM, discuss the impact the downgrade to emerging market status has had on Greek stocks.
Discussing emerging markets strategy, with Lewis Kaufman, Thornberg Investments. He explains how investors can get creative in emerging markets given the pressures that exist.
HONG KONG, Nov 26- Capital-starved Asian hedge funds may have got the lifeline they've been waiting years for- investors from China, some of whom are willing to risk very large sums of money. Investors include Zhang Lei, founder of Asia's biggest hedge fund Hillhouse Capital, members of China's wealthy elite and Chinese private equity firms.
Ukraine's rejection of a EU trade deal, was met with dismay. However, economic analysts said a move towards Russia and away from Europe could benefit Ukraine over the coming months.
LONDON, Nov 25- The historic deal to curb Iran's nuclear program prompted a dip in oil prices on Monday and buoyed world shares as investors priced in an easing in political tensions and the lift it may give to global economic growth.
LONDON, Nov 25- Turkey's stock market surged 1.6 percent on Monday after Iran sealed a historic nuclear deal with the West read as reducing political risk in the oil-producing Middle East and opening the door to more trade with one of the region's biggest countries.
PK Basu, chief strategist at REAL-Economics.com, discusses the effects of the protests on Thailand's already embattled economy.
*Brent crude sinks over $2.40 a barrel on groundbreaking Iran deal. SYDNEY, Nov 25- Oil prices hit the skids on Monday after Iran and six world powers sealed a deal curbing its nuclear programme, a fillip for global economic growth that found expression in heartier share prices from Tokyo to Seoul.
*Brent crude sinks over $2.50 a barrel on groundbreaking Iran deal. SYDNEY, Nov 25- Oil prices fell sharply on Monday after Iran and six world powers sealed a deal curbing its nuclear programme, a fillip for global economic growth that found expression in heartier share prices in Tokyo and Seoul.
Sean Darby, Chief Global Equity Strategist at Jefferies discusses the risks and opportunities in equity markets.
*Brent crude sinks over $2 a barrel on groundbreaking Iran deal. *Iran deal seen positive for risk appetite, global growth. SYDNEY, Nov 25- Oil prices fell sharply on Monday after Iran and six world powers sealed a deal curbing its nuclear programme, a fillip for global economic growth and risk appetites that should benefit share markets.
Signs of rapidly worsening Chinese demand for IT giants IBM and Cisco Systems are starting to spook Hewlett-Packard investors.
A new region has recently taken over as the most attractive emerging market, according to a recent survey, and the returns are proving it.
*Concern about global growth, demand in China. LONDON, Nov 22- Leading fund managers have little interest in most commodities next year due to worries about demand in top buyer China and slow global growth, but some are targeting platinum group metals due to supply concerns.
Nov 22- Cisco Systems Inc and Huawei Technologies Co, two of the world's largest communications equipment makers, have been slugging it out for a decade now- in court, in emerging markets, in the lobbies of government and even on blogs.
Croatian stocks rallied in the build-up to its addition to the European Union in July, but markets have cooled on the former Yugoslav country since then.
Nigeria must work faster to reduce its dependence on oil for its economic growth, the country's finance minister told CNBC.