Emerging markets

Head for the high street

Phil Oakley finds four winners in the retail sector

Mark Mobius: optimistic on emerging markets

If US growth remains strong, that will benefit exporters to the US, reckons Templeton’s Mark Mobius.

Has Argentina confirmed that the bond bull market is well and truly over?

Serial defaulter Argentina has issued a 100-year bond. Investors beware, says John Stepek. It’s the sort of thing you can only get away with at the top of the market.

India moves up half a gear

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is set to dramatically reshape India’s economy.

Mark Mobius: the best way to benefit from emerging markets

Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group, thinks consumer-facing stocks are emerging markets’ best buys.

“Mr Everything” takes control in Saudi

King Salman of Saudi Arabia has “ousted” his nephew as crown prince and replaced him with his favourite son, Mohammed bin Salman.

Argentina's high-risk deadbeat bond

Economic basket-case and serial defaulter Argentina has issued a 100-year bond. But who on earth would buy it?

The next big emerging-market meltdown

Turkey is heading for default, says Jonathan Compton, and the resulting global domino effect should not be underestimated. Investors should stand clear.

The Lucky Country’s 26-year streak

The rise of China has supported Australia’s 26 years of constant economic growth.

Investors should follow the tourists into Latin America

Latin America is putting its violent past behind it, and is poised to ride the wave of a global tourism boom. Invest now to reap the rewards, says James McKeigue.

Why a Chinese chemicals maker paid $1bn for a cartoon cat

You wouldn’t think a Chinese chemical maker and a talking tom cat would have much in common. And you’d be right.

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