Emerging-market assets were hammered this week, with the benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets index slipping to a two-year low.
Articles written by Andrew Van Sickle
Media and education conglomerate Pearson has sold the Financial Times to Japan’s biggest media firm, Nikkei, for £844m.
The recovery quickened again in the second quarter after its slowdown in the first three months of the year.
Greece has signed up to a deal in the nick of time that will see it begin negotiations over a third bailout package.
Goldbugs have had a nasty week – gold has slumped to around $1,100 an ounce.
The first US interest-rate rise since 2006 is looks to be just a few months away.
The Bloomberg Commodity index, which tracks 22 hard and soft raw materials, has fallen to a 13-year low.
Investment guru Bernard Connolly foresaw the last crisis, and he sees another one on the way.
Japan has suffered its second major accounting scandal in four years with conglomerate Toshiba.
Australia’s central bank is more likely to lower than raise interest rates, which could hit the Australian dollar.