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Some Emerging Markets Can Likely Handle Soft Growth in China
In 2013, when the Fed announced that it would gradually end its QE (quantitative easing) program, many emerging markets (ABE)(FEO) saw huge outflows of funds.
Market Realist Chronicles: Taking Advantage of a Political Disaster in Turkey, at a 9.2x P/E
We can expect low short-term interest rates through 2015, despite the fact that tapering will probably continue next year.
Why Morgan Stanley Prefers Emerging Markets over US Markets
Similar to other investment banks, Morgan Stanley (MS) doesn’t have high hopes for US markets in 2019.
What US Investors Need to Know about Emerging Market Risks
According to the Institute of International Finance, the portfolio flows into emerging markets (EEM) slowed to $2.2 billion in August from $13.7 billion in July.
Investors’ Positions as Gold Drops to a 19-Month Low
On August 15, gold prices fell to a 19-month low of $1,173 per ounce as the US dollar continued its winning streak.
BAML Survey: Fund Managers Most Bullish on US Stocks in 15 Months
In this series, we’ll look at fund managers’ most crowded trades and top concerns according to a survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
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 […]
Turkey’s Surging Current Account Deficit and Its Impact in 2017
According to the Turkish government’s latest Medium-Term Economic Plan (or MEP), its forecast for a current account deficit for 2017 is $32 billion, or 4.2% of GDP.
Did IMF Slash Turkey’s Growth Outlook amid Political Tensions?
Political uncertainty, a fall in tourism, weak corporate profitability, and credit growth are expected to impact Turkey’s (TUR) growth in 2017.
Turkish Foreign Investment Fell as Political Tensions Escalated
Turkey attracted $12.3 billion in foreign direct investment in 2016, higher than expected considering the latest developments in Turkey and the neighboring region.
Inflation Levels Fall in Singapore, Malaysian Unemployment Rate Falls
The inflation rate in Singapore fell by 0.7% on an annual basis in June after a 1.6% drop in May and estimated forecasts of a contraction of 1.1%.
UK Construction PMI Contracts Due to Uncertain Brexit Implications
The United Kingdom’s construction PMI (purchasing managers’ index) came in at 46 for June—compared to 51.2 in the previous month.
Central Bank of Turkey Cuts Lending Rates by 50 Basis Points
To stimulate low inflation levels and boost economic growth, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey cut the overnight lending rate by 50 basis points.
Turkish Lira Fell as the Central Bank Holds Rates
The Turkish lira fell against the US dollar on December 22. It fell after an unexpected move by the Turkish central bank to keep interest rates steady at 7.5%.
EMEA Countries Have Mixed Responses to Devaluation of the Yuan
Countries in the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) region have shown mixed responses to the devaluation of the yuan.
US Construction Spending Increased 2.2% in March
In the latest reading in March, total construction spending increased 2.2% on a YoY basis. However, it declined slightly from February.
Steel Scrap Prices Moved Sideways in April
Steel scrap prices tanked by more than 25% in February. This helped mini mills. They were at a competitive disadvantage due to the decline in iron ore and coal prices.