The oil and gas-dependent Russian economy shrank by almost 4% last year – and this year isn’t shaping up any better.
Articles written by Andrew Van Sickle
The Philippines has made rapid progress in recent years. Andrew Van Sickle reveals the best way to play the former “sick man of Asia”.
Very few assets around the world are cheap these days, making US high-yield junk bonds tempting. But be careful. A new default cycle is looming.
Traders are sticking to a misguided belief that low oil prices signal an imminent global recession. Andrew Van Sickle reports.
The damage to government finances caused by the sharp slide in oil prices is spreading far beyond the Middle East, with Nigeria the latest to feel the pinch.
When India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, came to power in May 2014, his victory propelled the stockmarket to a new record. But now his honeymoon is well and truly over.
Asia’s Communist dynamo caused great excitement in the 2000s, before suffering a sharp downturn. Now Vietnam is shaking off the hangover.
The Bank of Japan’s decision to cu interest rates to below zero is a clear signal it will do anything to create inflation.
Disappointing US data has thrown the US Federal Reserve’s interest rate rise decision into doubt.
China National Chemical Corporation, or ChemChina, has bought Switzerland’s Syngenta, making the biggest foreign takeover by a Chinese firm to date.