Emerging markets

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Macron's victory means a new start for Europe, says Matthew Partridge

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Emerging markets: trading on borrowed time?

The MSCI Emerging Markets index has reached its highest level in 18 months. Can it last?

Chart of the week: Russia will get back on course

Russian stocks have slid recently, but the outlook remains favourable. The economy has stabilised and is slowly emerging from recession; there is ample scope for the central bank to stimulate the economy; and the market is still cheap.

Emerging markets pick up steam

The MSCI Emerging Markets index has gained almost a tenth since 1 January, while its developed-market counterpart is up 5%.

Mexico will have the last laugh as Trump builds his wall

Mexico will suffer if Trump’s plans to crimp trade come to fruition. But the country has its own hand to play. Smart investors should buy in now, says James McKeigue.

Indonesia: a haven from turbulence

Indonesia’s large domestic economy should shield it from Trump-generated turbulence.

From bad to worse for South Africa?

Last year was not a good one for South Africa. And this year isn’t shaping up to be much better, either.

It’s time for investors to head back to Brazil

Brazil remains one of the world’s cheapest stockmarkets, and is one of the few emerging markets that would be shielded from Trump-induced turbulence.

Russian stocks will get the best of the Trump bump

Russian stocks could prove to be more effective than US stocks as a way to bet on Trump.

Looking for income? Then head to Japan

Investors in search of income have traditionally paid no attention to Japan. But that should soon change.

Turkey goes from bad to worse

Turkey is closer to a full-blown currency crisis than at any time in the last 15 years.

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