Inflation in the Philippines has doubled over the past year to hit 6.4%. People are losing confidence in strongman president Rodrigo Duterte’s ability to tackle the problem.
Articles written by Marina Gerner
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While China has slipped into bear-market territory and emerging markets are shrouded in uncertainty, the US stockmarket has hit a new record high.
US media conglomerate Comcast has emerged victorious in the battle for broadcaster Sky in a blind auction overseen by the UK’s Takeover Panel.
The emerging-market sell-off has engulfed India, but the big picture remains encouraging, and India should ride out this squall.
Tesco is launching its own version of Aldi and Lidl – but cashing in on the fast-growing discount sector won’t be easy.
Ten years after a financial crisis caused by too much debt, the world has an even higher debt load.
Oil prices reached four-year highs of around $80 this week. And the fundamentals of the market point to even higher prices in the short term.
Over the past five years, Japanese companies’ average pre-tax profit margin has risen from 4.5% to 7.7%.