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Stocks: the MoneyWeek view

August 2014: Japan is reasonable The exuberance in global equities is looking increasingly irrational, but Japan still looks reasonably priced. With Abenomics on track, the Nikkei should have further to go. Emerging markets have been rallying - the Philippines, Indonesia and Brazil are among our favourites.

See our view on all the major asset classes here.

Global markets roundup, 1 August

The FTSE 100 turned back down yesterday, falling 0.6% to close at 6,730.

Chart of the week: the Bloomberg profanity index

Swearing among CEOS hit a high after the recession, but as the recovery gathers steam, use of profanity is falling.

Latin America’s new best friends

Russia, China and Japan are starting to take Latin America seriously, and money is pouring into the region. James McKeigue looks into the opportunities for investors.

The best bets for investors in Latin America

Professional investor Xavier Hovasse favours reform-friendly emerging markets with a current-account surplus, strong growth prospects, and sensible monetary policies.

Rupert Murdoch’s expanding empire

The media mogul is going on an $80bn shopping spree to grow his media empire. There’s a big global media shake-up going on, says Simon Wilson.

Strong pound sits heavy on dividends

Growth in dividend payouts to UK investors has slowed to a crawl because of the strength of the pound.

Is merger mania back?

It’s the busiest first half-year for mergers and acquisitions since the height of the credit bubble in 2007.

Guru watch: A last gasp for stocks

US stocks will end up in ”a fully fledged bubble”, says Jeremy Grantham of GMO.

Tread carefully in the debt market

Investors are bingeing emerging market debt. But this ‘irrational exuberance’ could result in a nasty hangover

Markets shrug off politics

Despite the recent escalation of the Ukraine crisis following the downing of flight MH17, markets have bounced back.

Indonesia’s new reformist leader

Joko Widodo may have won Indonesia’s presidential election, but reforming the economy won’t be easy.

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