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    Miscellaneous

    Turkey Shoots Down Russian Warplane, Sparking Global Market Turmoil

    Global markets fell as Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Turkey-Syria border today. Turkish officials alleged that they repeatedly warned the jet to leave Turkish airspace.

    By David Meyer
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    Miscellaneous

    Turkey and Russia at Odds in the Syrian Crisis: Market Impact

    The current geopolitical tension between Turkey (TUR) and Russia (RSX) (RUSS) stems from the ongoing Syrian crisis. Turkey and Russia support different sides in Syria’s civil war.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Hugh Young
  • Financials

    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.

    By Liam Odalis
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    Financials

    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.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Turkish Lira Sinks to Record Lows against the US Dollar

    The Turkish lira fell to historical lows against the US dollar to 2.87 on August 17, 2015. The currency was caught in a heavy sell-off experienced by major emerging markets.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Weak Industrial Production Data – Turkish Lira Continues Its Slide

    In January 2015, Turkey recorded its biggest drop in industrial production in more than five years. Industrial production was down to -1.4% in January 2015.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    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.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    Fed Symposium Focus: Trade, Emerging Markets, Rates?

    Another issue that has recently gained importance is the health of emerging markets (EEM), especially after the Turkey crisis.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    How Would an Emerging Market Currency Crisis Impact Gold?

    As Turkey’s concerns have spilled over to emerging markets, they are looking to monetize US dollar reserves to support their currency.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    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.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    Turkey’s Crisis Didn’t Increase Gold’s Safe-Haven Bids

    Usually, gold (GLD) gains due to economic or political turmoil. In 2018, gold has been behaving more like a risk asset.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    What to Know as Turkey’s Currency Crisis Rattles World Markets

    A currency crisis is currently rattling the world markets. Today, the Turkish lira (TUR) has plunged 20% against the US dollar.

    By Anuradha Garg
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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

    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.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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%.

    By David Meyer
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    Miscellaneous

    Country Flows: Is Europe Riskier than Emerging Markets?

    The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) clearly attracted the largest capital inflows last week.

    By Meikel Mokry
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Strong Rise in Eurozone Current Account Surplus

    The current account surplus in the Eurozone (EZU) (FEZ) increased to 34 billion euros on June 17 against 31.3 billion euros in April.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Markets Plunged as Bank of Russia Cut Rates by 0.5%

    As widely expected, the Bank of Russia cut interest rates by 50 basis points to 10.5% on June 10 in order to bolster the sluggish growth in the economy.

    By David Meyer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Vodafone’s Service Revenue in Turkey Saw a Sharp Rise

    During fiscal 3Q16, the growth trend in Vodafone Turkey’s mobile subscribers continued.

    By Ray Sheffer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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%.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Turkish Lira Posts Gains After Business Confidence Above 100

    The US dollar–Turkish lira currency pair, inversely related to the Turkish lira, fell by 0.69% on October 26, 2015, in a sign of optimism.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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