China’s slowdown has got investors in commodity-rich Latin America running for the hills. But that, as James McKeigue explains, is a costly mistake.
Stocks: the MoneyWeek view
August 2015: China shatters The Chinese rout continues, with the fallout also hitting Asian and emerging markets. As for developed markets, you should focus more on Europe. In particular, we'd be interested in Italy, or even Greece (for those with an appetite for risk).
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The FTSE 100 went into the long weekend on a positive note, adding 0.9% to close at 6,247.
A Chinese economy in the doldrums will leave Germany painfully exposed, says Matthew Lynn. That’s bad news for Britain and Europe.
The Kazakh tenge fell by almost 25% against the US dollar in a single day as the authorities announced an end to the dollar peg.
Plunging Chinese stocks have sent shockwaves around the world. Andrew Van Sickle looks at what that means for your money.
Forget the Brics and the Asian Tigers – the beasts sitting on the largest hoards of treasure are to be found in eastern Europe, says Jonathan Compton.
Most media pundits have taken a relaxed attitude to the recent market falls, says Merryn Somerset Webb. They could not be more wrong.
As China-related panic spread this week, the mining sector slid. BHP Billiton, Anglo American and Glencore all fell by more than 7% on Monday.
The more complex a system becomes, the more fragile it is, says Dan Denning. That is no less true of the markets.
Global stockmarkets remained volatile after Black Monday, which saw some of the nastiest daily falls since the global financial crisis.
When markets are surging and sliding like this, it’s easy to feel the need to just ‘do something’. And maybe you should, says John Stepek.
You can’t survive a near miss in the markets like we’ve just witnessed and not put ‘Plan D’ into action, says Dan Denning. So what is plan D?