Emerging markets

Expect China's economy to keep on growing

China’s main stockmarket index, the CSI 300, has had a roaring year so far, gaining 25% and outstripping its major rivals. And last week there was more good news for the bulls.

Why China has to spend to boost growth, whether it wants to or not

China’s economy is slowing down. In a democracy, that’s no big problem; in a dictatorship, it spells trouble. John Stepek explains what’s going on, and how it affects your money.

Emerging-market pioneer Mobius comes out of retirement

Mark Mobius, the pioneer of emerging-market investing has returned with a new fund.

Electric shock in South Africa – can stocks bounce back?

Power cuts in South Africa are reminder of the mess Jacob Zuma left the country in. Cyril Ramaphosa still has plenty to do.

Tap the promising growth in emerging markets

Professional investor Andrew Ness picks three emerging-market stocks that should provide investors with sustainable growth.

South Korea is due a bounce

The gloom on South Korea may be overdone and investors may be in line for not only rising stock prices, but rising dividends too.

Brazil trades on borrowed time

Brazilian stocks have taken off since Jair Bolsonaro took office. But may return to earth just as quickly.

Tension is mounting in turbulent Thailand

Thailand has been in political turmoil for years, and the constant tension has hampered efforts to introduce structural reforms to boost efficiency.

Tap into India’s growth story with these three mid-cap stocks

Professional investor David Cornell of the India Capital Growth Fund picks three top-performing Indian mid-cap stocks for adventurous investors to buy now.

Russia’s rocky recovery is likely to be short-lived

Russia’s economy surprised analysts by growing at its fastest pace in six years in 2018. But investors shouldn’t get too excited.

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