The king’s position on profits was instrumental in the treasure-hunting bubble of the 1690s. Merryn Somerset Webb explains how that applies to investing in Vietnam.
The Vietnamese government has decided to lift the legal limit on foreign ownership of listed firms.
China’s central bank has sent a clear signal that it is prepared to stand behind stock buyers.
After seeing spectacular gains in the last year or so, Chinese stocks are now officially in a bear market. They may fall further yet, says John Stepek, but the bull market is by no means over.
It won’t be long before the cinema market in China is worth more than in the USA, says Lars Henriksson. Here, he looks at the companies set to profit from the growth of Asia’s appetite for Hollywood blockbusters.
As a sop to the next Alibaba, Hong Kong toys with the long-standing principle of equal votes for shares.
With Greece hogging the headlines, few investors have noticed that Russian stocks have found their feet again.
There have been large-scale protests across Latin America, from Mexico, to Chile and Brazil. But there’s no need for investors to worry. James McKeigue explains why.
Headwinds are gathering strength as the MSCI emerging markets index takes a dive.
The Brazilian government is showing signs that it is ready to turn the economy around.
Zimbabwe has scrapped the dollar – several years after people stopped using it and turned to the US version.