Emerging markets

Modi’s magic will power India for years to come

India looks ready to fulfil its long-term potential, says Rupert Foster. And Cris Sholto Heaton examines short-term risks in the financial sector and highlights the best investment trusts.

Philippines ready to rise again

Investors enjoyed a 25% increase in the Philippines’ benchmark index in 2017. This year, however, has been a disappointment.

Slowdown to slump fears for China

The deceleration in China’s economy has fuelled fears that the boom of the previous decade is turning to bust. Marina Gerner reports.

Brazil’s lurid political melodrama

Brazil is embroiled in a presidential election full of political melodrama.

Rodrigo Duterte’s inflation problem

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.

China: the year of the bear

With equity prices sliding by more than 20% this year, China has entered a bear market.

India's economy will regain its footing

The emerging-market sell-off has engulfed India, but the big picture remains encouraging, and India should ride out this squall.

The Pacific Alliance: the four best bets in Latin America

The emerging market sell-off is a buying opportunity for brave investors seeking resilient, well-managed economies with strong prospects. Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru fit the bill, says James McKeigue.

Where to find value in Africa

A specialist investment trust and a mining stock allow investors to bet on African large-cap stocks, and a recovery in Zimbabwe.

Indonesia's currency slides as emerging markets sell off

The emerging markets sell-off has pushed the Indonesian rupiah to its weakest level against the dollar since the 1998 Asian crisis.

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