Western markets are jammed with expensive stocks, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Maybe it‘s time to retreat to cash.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Alex Perry about the opportunities in Africa’s vibrant, innovative economy – and the corrupting influence of the global aid industry.
The stockmarket slide has been sudden and violent. But is this a true bear market, or just a blip as stocks head ever higher? Dominic Frisby looks at the evidence.
A peace deal to end decades of fighting is the latest sign of Colombia’s bright future, says James McKeigue. And it’s one more reason to invest in the country.
Despite agricultural reforms, 70% of the North Korean population still relies on the government for food.
The fighting in Syria is a symptom of the migrant crisis, not its cause. Merryn Somerset Webb talks to author and journalist James Fergusson.
The Latin American travel market has been undergoing a shake-up that could make handy profits for UK investors. James McKeigue picks the best ways to buy in.
Investors are running scared of emerging markets following China’s stockmarket plunge. But as Matthew Partridge explains, it’s worth hanging on to your funds.
While Indian stocks have fallen amid worries over a Chinese slowdown, India is well-placed to stage a recovery.
Brazil’s economy is set to shrink by 2% this year. But with a large, young population and plenty of soft commodities, there is plenty of upside.
Recent sharp falls in emerging-market currencies have drawn parallels with the 1997 Asian crisis. Are we facing a similar situation? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.