Emerging markets

Argentina is reverting to type

The Argentine peso has been the worst-performing currency against the dollar this year, and more misery could be in store.

Ten years after the great financial crisis, things could have been so different

The shock waves from the great financial crisis have finally reached the shore. Turns out socialism for the rich doesn’t play well with electorates, says Tim Price.

What next for Indonesia?

The Indonesian president, Joko Widodo, has won a second five-year term. Global investors will be watching him carefully.

Emerging markets bounce back

Last year emerging market stocks fell by nearly a quarter, says Marina Gerner. But in 2019 it has been a different story.

How to track down cheap stockmarkets

One proven route to market-beating returns is to invest in cheap stocks, says John Stepek. But it’s a lot harder than it looks.

Investors head for India

Voting in the world’s largest election began this week in India and this time investors are looking forward to the results.

Will China’s stockmarket bounce last?

Chinese stocks have staged an impressive rally, outperforming every other national index in the world in the first quarter of 2019. Can that continue?

Turkey is in trouble again

Turkey’s currency has slipped to an eight-month low against the US dollar, after a 40% slump in the first half of last year. The economy shrank by 3% in the fourth quarter of 2018 and inflation has reached almost 20%.

Is it time to invest in Turkey?

Turkey is one of the cheapest markets in the world right now. That’s usually a sign that you should buy. But is it really worth it? John Stepek weighs up the pros and cons.

Jeremy Grantham: keen on emerging markets

Value investor Jeremy Grantham sees better opportunities in emerging markets than in the US over the long term.

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