Emerging markets

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.

The secrets of Asia’s economic success

Investors dream of the profits to be made from billions of emerging-market consumers, but first these countries will need to become wealthier. That’s more of a challenge than it sounds, says Cris Sholto Heaton.

Emerging Europe “is well and truly off the boil”

Emerging Europe is having tough time. Regional year-on-year GDP growth slowed to 1.3% in the fourth quarter, and the MSCI Eastern Europe index slipped by 5% last year.

What Venezuela means for oil

Venezuela’s oil output has been decreasing for more than two decades. But what does the current crisis mean for the oil price?

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