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The fall of Dilma Rousseff

Brazil’s lower house of Congress has voted to impeach the president. Why? Will it spark a broader crisis? And what does it mean for investors? Simon Wilson investigates.

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Brave the chaos and venture into Brazil

Political scandals and the commodity collapse have hammered Brazil. However, the country still has great prospects and its stocks look cheap. It’s time to buy, says Matthew Partridge.

The fall of Dilma Rousseff

Brazil’s lower house of Congress has voted to impeach the president. Why? Will it spark a broader crisis? And what does it mean for investors? Simon Wilson investigates.

The next act in Argentina’s drama

Argentina has finally reached a deal with the holdouts in its long-running debt default saga.

Optimists vindicated: China is ticking along nicely

The panic over Chinese growth appears to have been overdone as the country’s construction sector forges ahead.

Brazil is a mess, yet the market is soaring – can it continue?

Brazil’s economy and political system are in a mess. But its stockmarket is one of the year’s best performers. John Stepek looks at what’s going on, and whether you should buy in.

Vietnam: a good bet for the long term

Vietnam is one of the most promising economies in southeast Asia. Sarah Moore looks at the best ways to invest.

Africa’s bond bonanza subsides

In the past decade, 17 African countries have issued a dollar-denominated bond. But now the “bond bonanza” is subsiding, and Africa isn’t looking quite so creditworthy.

Russia: too much, too soon

Russian assets have been on a roll in the past few weeks. But it looks more like a short-term bounce than the start of a long-term recovery.

Myanmar opens for business

Last week, Myanmar’s stockmarket finally opened, with one company being traded: First Myanmar Investment Co., a local conglomerate.

Vietnam is on a roll

Vietnam is a bright spot in the global economy, and has become the most popular destination for foreign direct investment in Asia.

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