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Van Eck goes local on EM fixed income
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2015
... said. "There's not a generic overall blessing of all local currency markets. A lot of them don't seem to make sense, but Brazil, Zambia, South Africa, and Colombia do pay high interest rates and we think they're too high." "What Brazil is doing is some ...
IMF predicts drop in foreign earnings
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 APR 2015
... decline in 2015 is expected for iron ore, which has seen the greatest increase in production capacity from Australia and Brazil. The IMF also predicts Australia's unemployment rate will rise to 6.4% in 2016, up from 6.2% in 2015.
Emerging markets a no go in 2015
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2015
... retreated to safe havens in developed markets. In the past year there were heavy losses for equities in key regions such as Brazil and Russia according to Legg Mason. The company said the MSCI EM Index fell almost 20% in the fourth quarter of 2014, and ...
The real problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2015
... the third quarter of last year and by 0.8% in the second - rising inflation in the country prevents it from doing so. Brazil's economic outlook is bogged down by increased political uncertainty (corruption scandal) - despite President Dilma Rousseff's ...
Investment professionals depressed over future employment
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAR 2015
... Australian investment professionals expect employment prospects to improve. This means that "we're out-gloomed only by Brazil (14%), Switzerland (13%) and Germany (12%)," CFA Society of Sydney president Anthony Serhan said. The cheerier end of the spectrum ...
ASX will cut clearing fees if monopoly extended
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAR 2015
... approximately $6.8 million per annum. ASX has defended the single infrastructure by saying the model is common in Canada, the US, Brazil and Asia - though not in Europe. It claims the model is more efficient and more transparent than the alternatives ...
Ruble trouble
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 10 NOV 2014
... European Central Bank (ECB) wants to lessen the threat of deflation ... but not Russia. For Russia, like its BRIC amigo - Brazil - faces stagflation. Growth in Russia's economy slowed to a mere 0.2% in the year to the third quarter (from 2.0% at the ...
Real stagflation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 31 OCT 2014
... The Bovespa index dropped by 2.8%. Rightly or wrongly, the disappointment over the election outcome is understandable. Brazil's economy has slowed and is now in recession since Rousseff assumed the presidency in January 2011, inflation has risen and ...
China's mean regression
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 28 OCT 2014
... (of about 2% growth per year in real GDP per person)". "Slowdowns often occur despite seemingly sound prospects: both Brazil in 1980 and Japan in 1991 looked like juggernauts, yet they managed scarcely any growth at all in real GDP per person over the ...
Stagflation is real in Brazil
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 AUG 2014
... found" in central banks' forward guidance of easy money going forward. But it's not only Wall Street that's benefitting, Brazil's stock market is too - and then some. Gauging from the recent performance of Brazil's stock market, the economy of the B ...
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