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  • Financials

    Things you need to do today before inflation takes off

    So what should investors be doing today? While inflation may take another year or more to get going, it’s not too early to start implementing long-term inflation hedges.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    A declining ruble exacerbates Russia’s banking woes

    Limited access to international capital and inflating external debts are just some of Russia’s banking woes.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Financials

    Why Brazil’s central bank is making a hawkish move on the Selic

    On October 29, the central bank’s monetary policy committee in Brazil raised the benchmark Selic interest rate by 25 basis points to 11.25%. The increase was an attempt to fight inflation.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Are Tougher Days ahead for Global Equities?
    Real Insights

    Are Tougher Days ahead for Global Equities?

    The IMF revealed that emerging Asia is expected to grow ~6.5% in 2018 and 2019.

    By VanEck
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How an Aging Population Could Affect Your Portfolio

    One of the big-picture shifts currently taking place is aging populations, especially in developed nations. Populations are rapidly aging in most developed countries.

    By Rick Rieder
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russian banks try to recapitalize due to low international reserves

    The Bank of Russia has been digging into reserves in an attempt to defend the depreciating currency. These reserves shrunk by about 20% this year.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Taiwan’s Economy Expands, Russia Keeps Rates Unchanged

    Taiwan’s economy came out of the recessionary phase. The GDP for 2Q16 grew by 0.69%—compared to a contraction of 0.68% in the previous quarter.

    By David Meyer
  • Energy & Utilities

    Why Russian coal could hinder US coal exports to China

    Coal accounts for less than a 20% share in electricity generation in Russia (RSX). Coal production is much higher than the domestic demand. As a result, most of Russia’s thermal coal is exported.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Overall Snapshot of the Market on November 25

    On November 25, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF closed on a flat note ahead of the holiday. It closed at $209.3. The Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF fell by 0.81% on the day.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Miscellaneous

    Notable Gainers and Losers among Major Currency Pairs

    Major Asian currency pairs were trading on a negative bias against the US dollar on August 12, 2016. The US dollar broadly rose against the other currencies.

    By David Meyer
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    Miscellaneous

    Sanctions Imposed by the West Have Fueled Inflation in Russia

    The depreciating ruble, along with Western sanctions, has been fueling inflation in Russia. Russia imports large amounts of food, high-tech equipment, and cars.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Passive Funds Investing in Russian Stocks Have Had a Good 1Q16

    All passive funds have outpaced the actively managed LETRX in 1Q16. Picks from the information technology sector did the LETRX in.

    By David Ashworth
  • Earnings Report

    Why some bad news may be good news for international stocks

    Bad news may be good news for international stocks. Europe is struggling with deflationary headwinds and Japan is suffering under the burden of last April’s hike in the consumption tax.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Your Best Bets For A Good Inflation Hedge Right Now

    Although inflation is low, it’s a good idea to have a small amount of inflation hedge in your portfolio. A small inflation hedge adds diversification.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russia’s Industrial Production Contracts Again, RSX Falls 0.49%

    Russia’s woes have only deepened with the Federal State Statistics Service releasing industrial output figures for July.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Energy & Utilities

    Why US and EU sanctions on Russia are having a boomerang effect

    These sanctions have mainly been issued against companies in Russia’s defense industry and energy industry, as well as important Russian banks and individuals.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Consumer

    Overview: What is Pipelineistan?

    As percentages of the worlds’ total reserves, Russia holds 45% of the gas, 23% of the coal, 14% of the uranium, and 13% of the oil. Currently, Russia is the world’s largest energy supplier.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russia in Recession: Growth Contracted by 4.6% in Q2

    Russia’s annual GDP (gross domestic product) growth rate plummeted to -4.6%, according to the latest figures released from the Federal State Statistics Service.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Energy & Utilities

    Ukraine and Russia at the brink of war: All major indices affected

    Russia began the Ukrainian invasion by invading Donetsk, and with the Ukrainian army trying hard to regain control, the situation seems a little short of a battle to begin.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Slowing Global Growth Could Keep Commodity Prices Low

    Industrial commodities are likely to see lower prices as demand falls with slowing global growth. Yet a decent entry point doesn’t seem to be on the horizon.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russian GDP Continues to Fall, Taiwan’s Export Orders Drop

    The Russian economy fell by 0.6% on an annual basis in July—compared to Market expectations of a 1.0% decline and lower than a decline of 0.5% in June.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Where Are Oil Prices Heading?

    Oil prices are expected to be lower for longer. This is bad news for high yield bond funds (HYG) (JNK) in the United States.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Oil price drop wreaks havoc on Russian economy

    The continued oil price drop, coupled with the impact of Western sanctions that are fueling inflation in the economy, is wreaking havoc on Russia’s economy.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Could Russia or China Rescue Greece from Bankruptcy?

    On June 19, Russia and Greece signed a preliminary agreement for “cooperation on a pipeline that will bring Russian gas to Europe through Greece and Turkey.”

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russian Consumer Confidence Is on the Rise

    Several macroeconomic indicators are suggesting that the Russian (RSX) economy is improving.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russia’s Inflation Is Still High at 15.3% in June, RSX Down 2.01%

    Russia’s inflation rate stood at 15.3%, according to a July 6 release by the Federal Statistics Service in Russia.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Industrial Production in Russia Contracts: RSX Increases 1.51%

    Industrial production in Russia declined by 5.5% in May on a YoY basis. The Russian economy has seen a slowdown over the past year amid a global drop in oil prices.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Miscellaneous

    The War in Syria Is Another Drain on Russian Resources

    Russia has supported President Assad’s regime in its war in Syria against the rebels. For an economy in recession, with growth contracting at a 4.3% rate in 3Q15, funding a civil war could be a sure drain on its available resources.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Fund Managers

    George Soros Is Bearish on Brazil, Russia, and Asian Currencies

    George Soros sees Russia in a weak position. He believes that it has enough reserves to last a couple of years. It might see a lot of debt coming due in 2017.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Consider Overseas Stock Exposure as the Rate Hike Looms

    Consider overseas stock exposure, as US markets look less attractive. Chinese stocks gave returns of 17% YTD. This is due to excess liquidity in equities.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Miscellaneous

    Why Western sanctions may have catastrophic effects on Russia

    On July 16, the US imposed additional sanctions against Russia for continuing to support pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Unemployment Fell in Russia, Yet RSX Is Down on Oil Woes

    According to the August 19 release of the Federal Service of State Statistics, the unemployment rate in Russia edged down by 0.1% to 5.3% in July.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Has the Russian Stock Market Changed?

    The Russian stock market is upbeat, which adds to the ruble’s strength.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    European Markets Carry over Sentiments from Previous Week

    Critical European markets continued their upward trajectory on April 11 and looked as if they were picking up where they left off on Friday, April 8.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Investors Should Watch These Economic Indicators This Week

    The iShares MSCI ACWI ETF (ACWI), which tracks the performance of the global market, rose 1.1% in December 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Demographics Are the Key to India’s Growth

    Demographics are the key to India’s growth story. India’s strength in numbers is one of its biggest advantages over the rest of the world.

    By Aberdeen Closed-End Funds
  • Financials

    Recommendation: Look to select areas of emerging market debt

    Select areas of the EM debt sector hold good potential, as many of these countries exhibit low leverage levels and are currently funded through year-end.

    By Rick Rieder
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why India Is So Important for Global Pharma

    There are several compelling reasons for India’s rising pharma stature, including inexpensive labor, strong government support, and lower production costs.

    By VanEck
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Does the Indian Rupee Compare Alongside Its Peers?

    The Indian rupee has crossed 2.5-year lows as the US dollar and Indian rupee currency pair crossed the 67 handle after the close of the trading session.

    By David Meyer
  • Financials

    Why you should trim your exposure to certain emerging markets

    In addition, I’m now advocating trimming exposure to certain emerging markets, such as Russia, and parts of developed Asia, such as Hong Kong (EWH), that will likely be hurt by less liquidity and a stronger dollar.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Financials

    Why Goldman Sachs Has Revised Its Gold Forecast Higher

    Goldman Sachs (GS) has long been bullish on gold. In March 2018, the bank turned positive on gold (IAU) for the first time in more than five years. It’s since been advising investors to turn defensive due to its forecast of increased risk, recommending that investors go for high-quality stocks and gold.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • Financials

    Must-know: What option does Brazil have?

    Currently, Brazil’s inflation is already above the 6.5% limit. Higher inflation tends to weaken the currency—the Brazilian real. The real is already following a depreciating trend.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Financials

    Why Brazil looks expensive compared to the BRIC nations

    Looking at the price-to-earnings (or P/E) multiple for Brazil over the last two years, equity shoppers may find that Brazil became a bit more expensive.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Financials

    Why Brazil’s economy has more than 1 issue

    Upswings and downswings in growth in the Brazilian economy are directly reflected in the performance of the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ).

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Financials

    Why Brazil’s political landscape is important

    The political landscape in Brazil is interesting. Even though it endured centuries of political unrest and discrimination, Brazil now enjoys the political rule of a democratic government.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Materials

    Is gold losing its shine? Gold’s role in your portfolio

    Following its sell-off, gold’s role in a portfolio is back in focus. With investors asking if now is the time to buy or sell the precious metal, Russ K weighs in with his view.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Financials

    Why Jeffrey Lacker says the Fed should focus on its dual mandate

    Monetary policy is one of two tools the government uses to control the economy. Fiscal policy is the other tool.

    By Sandra Nathanson
  • Financials

    Should you worry about the growing debt in emerging markets?

    Overall, emerging markets have debt levels relative to both gross domestic product and income that are still considerably lower than those of developed markets.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Financials

    Sovereign international bonds versus the US Treasuries: The returns

    This part compares the performance of domestic bond funds investing in the U.S. Treasury securities with international bond funds, which invest in sovereign bonds issued by foreign governments.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Financials

    Why dark clouds surround the investment climate in Russia

    The International Monetary Fund has forecasted that the flight of funds from Russia this year will amount to ~$100 billion—it has already become difficult to acquire capital in Russia itself.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Financials

    Must-know: US sanctions target flow of investments into Russia

    The imposition of sanctions on Russian firms basically means that the U.S. will no longer invest in these companies—the U.S. is effectively banned from providing closed medium- and long-term dollar funding to the banks and companies on the sanctions list.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Financials

    Emerging Markets Have Been Leading Stock Returns in 2016

    While developed markets have been caught in a lull, we’ve seen emerging markets grab the spotlight. Emerging markets have been leading stock market returns so far in 2016.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Financials

    Inflation is tapering down and stabilizing in emerging markets

    Brazil (EWZ) and India, in particular, are still struggling with stubbornly high inflation due to supply-side factors. This is partly why Brazil’s central bank is busy hiking rates despite the country’s growth challenges.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Why the Russian crisis could escalate and equities could fall another 20%
    Financials

    Why the Russian crisis could escalate and equities could fall another 20%

    Why the Russian crisis could escalate: Volatility spiked for the Russian stock market after February 22, 2014, when protesters ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych and seized control of Kiev. This situation quickly worsened after March 18, 2014, when Putin annexed Crimea, sending the ruble from 34:1 to the dollar in June to 40:1 this week. […]

    By Liam Odalis
  • Consumer

    Why Russia banned food imports from the West and Australia

    On August 6, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree halting or limiting imports of agricultural products from countries that have imposed sanctions against Russia.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Consumer

    Can Russia, India, and China unite to shift geopolitical gravity?

    The deal will help the Russian gas giant Gazprom (OGZPY) diversify its revenue sources.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Consumer

    Overview: Why Eurasia is the center of world power

    Investors continue to flock to secure their funds in exchange-traded funds (or ETFs) tracking Asian securities like the VanEck Vectors Russia ETF (RSX).

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Are Russian Equities Responding to Oil Prices in 2017?

    Improved industrial production and exports in Russia (RSX) have helped to lift the country’s economic activity in 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
  • Energy & Utilities

    Why new US sanctions target Russia’s energy sector

    The U.S. has issued sanctions against two of Russia’s major energy companies—the sanctions prohibit new debt with more than 90 days maturity from U.S. institutions for OAO Novatek and Rosneft.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Miscellaneous

    Central Banks Are Accumulating Gold due to Dollar Worries

    Central banks have been net buyers of gold (SGOL) since the beginning of the financial crisis of 2008.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Is Bank of America Bullish on Gold?

    Bank of America is overweight on precious metals in 2019. One of the key arguments that Bank of America has is “de-dollarization.”

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Materials

    Newmont and Goldcorp Merger Could Create Shareholder Value

    The merger will combine Newmont Mining’s 68.5 million ounces and Goldcorp’s 52.8 million ounces to form the world’s largest asset base.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Financials

    Why Central Banks Aren’t Listening to Warren Buffett on Gold

    According to the gold demand trend for Q4 2018 released by the World Gold Council, central banks are on the biggest gold (GLD) buying spree in the last 50 years.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    Central Banks Purchased the Most Gold in 50 Years in 2018

    According to the gold demand trend released by the World Gold Council on January 31, annual gold demand increased by 4% in 2018.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Materials

    Trump Administration Withdraws Sanctions on Russian Companies

    Over the weekend, the Department of the Treasury withdrew sanctions against some Russian companies (RSX) (EEM) including RUSAL.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Materials

    Newmont and Goldcorp Set to Form the World’s Largest Gold Company

    Newmont Mining (NEM) and Goldcorp (GG) held a joint conference call on January 14 to brief investors and analysts about their merger, in which Newmont and Goldcorp shareholders are to own ~65% and ~35% of the combined entity, respectively.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    Central Banks Buy Most Gold in Three Years

    According to the World Gold Council (or WGC), central banks’ gold (SGOL) buying has hit the highest level in almost three years for the quarter ended September 2018.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    Could Gold Rise despite a Strengthening US Dollar?

    The US dollar (UUP) has been on a fairly upward trajectory in 2018 thus far.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    Is US Dollar Outlook Dimming on ‘De-Dollarization’ Concerns?

    The US dollar (UUP) has been on a fairly upward trajectory in 2018 thus far.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Russia’s Services PMI Weakened in May 2018

    According to a report by Markit Economics, Russia’s service PMI weakened in May as compared to April.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Russia’s Services PMI Rose in April

    Russia’s services PMI rose sequentially in April. It was 55.5 in April compared to 53.5 in March.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russia’s Manufacturing Activity Improves in March

    According to Markit Economics, Russia’s manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) improved marginally in March, rising to 50.6 from 50.2 in February.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Materials

    Kinross Gold Plunges 9% as US Imposes Sanctions on Russia

    Kinross Gold (KGC) stock fell 8.7% yesterday in response to the fresh US sanctions on entities in Russia (RSX).

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Helped Russia’s Services PMI See Strong Gains in February?

    Russia’s service PMI (purchasing managers’ index) improved strongly in February 2018.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russia’s Manufacturing PMI Fell Drastically in February 2018

    The final Russia manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) fell drastically in February as compared to January 2018.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russia’s Service Activity Decline: A Cause for Concern?

    Russia’s service activity in January 2018 According to Markit Economics, Russia’s service PMI (purchasing managers’ index) has been declining gradually since November 2017. It fell to 55.1 in January 2018 from 56.8 in December 2017, missing the market expectation of 56. The decline in Russia’s service PMI in January was mainly due to the following: production output […]

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Russia’s Service Activity Looked in December 2017

    According to a report by Markit Economics, Russia’s service PMI (purchasing managers’ index) showed a weaker improvement in December as compared to November 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russia’s Manufacturing PMI Improved in December 2017

    According to a report by Markit Economics, the final Russia manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) improved in December as compared to November 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Technology & Communications

    How Will PC Market Impact Different Semiconductor Companies in 2018?

    2017 has been good for the PC market, as its shipment decline slowed. Although the traditional desktop market continued to fall, growth was high for laptops, notebooks, and gaming PCs.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Russia’s Service Sector Strengthened in November 2017

    Russia’s service sector in November According to a report by Markit Economics, Russia’s service PMI (purchasing managers’ index) showed a solid improvement in November 2017, rising to 57.4 from 53.9 in October. The figure beat the market expectation of 55.0 and marked the highest rise since January 2017.   The strong improvement in Russia’s service PMI […]

    By Sarah Sands
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    Healthcare

    Russia’s Manufacturing Activity in November

    Russia’s manufacturing activity in November According to a report by Markit Economics, Russia’s manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) improved between October and November, rising from 51.1 to 51.5. The November figure met the market estimate of 51.5.   Russia’s manufacturing PMI was affected by the following: production volume and output improved marginally new business orders rose at the fastest rate […]

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Key Economic Indicator Data Released Last Week

    In this series, we’ll analyze major emerging nations’ manufacturing and service PMIs (purchasing managers’ indexes).

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Russia’s Manufacturing PMI Weakened in October 2017

    According to a report by Markit Economics, the final Russia Manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) fell marginally in October as compared to September 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Russia’s Services PMI Trended in October 2017

    According to a report by Markit Economics, the final Russia Services PMI (purchasing managers’ index) fell in October 2017 as compared to September.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russia’s Services PMI Improves: A Stronger Business Climate?

    The final Russia Services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) was 55.2 in September 2017 compared to 54.2 in August 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russia’s Manufacturing PMI Improved Marginally in September

    The final Russia Manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) rose marginally in September 2017. It was 51.9 in September compared to 51.6 in August.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is the Russian Economy Recovering with the Help of Oil?

    Russia (RSX) plays an important role in emerging nations (EEM) (VWO). Its economic growth showed a huge contraction in 2015 and 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why the International Monetary Fund Expects Continued Euro Growth

    Growth projections for Euro area upgraded The International Monetary Fund (or IMF) has revised its growth projections for France, Germany, Italy, and Spain. Growth projections for Germany (FGM), France (EWQ), and Italy (EWI) were upgraded by 0.2% for 2017, and 0.1% for 2018. Spain (EWP) had a higher upgrade to growth expectations, with a change of […]

    By Ricky Cove
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russian Service Sector Activity Fell in June but Is Still Strong

    Business activity in Russia’s (ERUS) service sector continued to increase in June but at a slower pace than the previous month.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Consumer Confidence Improved in Russia in June 2017

    Many macroeconomic indicators in Russia (ERUS) are showing signs of improvement in 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is Russia’s Current Account Deficit in June Temporary?

    Russia’s (ERUS) current account recorded a $0.3 billion gap in 2Q17 as compared to a $23.3 billion surplus in the previous quarter and a $2 billion surplus in the same period.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Inflation in Russia Moved away from Target Rate in June 2017

    The consumer prices in Russia (ERUS) rose 4.4% on a year-over-year basis in June 2017 following a 4.1% rise in the previous month.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Are Russian Equities Feeling the Slump in Oil Prices in 2017?

    The Russian economy seemed to overcome the worries of Western sanctions and the slump in oil prices when Russian equities soared last year.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russian 2017 GDP Is Still in Positive Territory

    The Russian economy (ERUS) is back to positive growth after two years of recession, mainly due to sanctions and lower oil prices.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is Russia’s Manufacturing Sector Losing Momentum?

    Russia’s manufacturing activity improved at a slower pace in April due to weaker demand. Growth in output and new orders slowed to eight-month lows.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russian Economy Gains Traction as Inflation Nears Target

    Russia’s central bank recently lowered its key interest rate by half a percentage point to 9.25% in April 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why the IMF Expects Brazil and Russia to Remain in Recession

    The IMF expects the economy of Brazil to fall 3.3% in 2016, following its 3.8% decline in 2015.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Opportunities Abound in Other Emerging Markets

    Brazil’s (BRF) new government is eager to implement structural reforms to strengthen fiscal responsibility, and the central bank is likely to follow suit.

    By VanEck
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Swedish Inflation at a 4-Year High, Russian GDP Contraction Eases

    Consumer prices in Sweden rose by 1.1% in July on an annual basis. It was the highest recorded inflation in Sweden since April 2012.

    By David Meyer
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    Earnings Report

    Goldcorp’s Expansion Plans Could Improve Its Production Profile

    Goldcorp has announced that it will proceed with expansion projects at its Penasquito and Musselwhite mines. This is in keeping with its focus on growth.

    By Anuradha Garg
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