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US-China trade risk keeps emerging market investors on edge

Morgan Stanley says it expects developing-nation currencies to depreciate about 2% against the greenback in the coming month.

Tokio Marine says more acquisitions to come

Tokio Marine is looking abroad to diversify geographic risk and make up for diminishing prospects at home as the population shrinks.

Trade war’s grip on forex markets tightens in policy threat

While a falling currency could boost exports, central banks are signaling their goal now is to stem investor flight.

Trade-war safety zone seen in Asian cub market favoured by Trump

'It’s more important now than ever to look at EM not as one block that you can go in and out of, but to differentiate a little bit.'

Emerging markets at mercy of US growth as investors weigh bets

Indexes of developing-nation currencies and bonds declined in the holiday-shortened week.

Google takes new policy approach amid growing global threats

The reorganisation is a reaction towards policymakers who are increasingly empowered to regulate the company’s core businesses.

Emerging Asia market rebound in sight with China, trade caveats

Malaysia’s ringgit was their favourite of eight regional currencies, while for bonds, China was the top pick.

Philippine fund up 14% in brutal year looks to frontier markets

Michael Garcia wants to apply his expertise of Philippine shares to Vietnam and Myanmar.

JP Morgan: Highest number of emerging economies will raise rates this...

Only one country, Malaysia, will keep them on hold, while Nigeria, India, China and Turkey are set to cut their rates.

Fund managers hoping for stock rally look to emerging markets

Some fund managers are betting that emerging market stocks will post outsized gains in 2019.

World’s riskiest assets suddenly seem a whole lot more appealing

Leading the charge among currencies was the Turkish lira, one of last year’s biggest losers.

Emerging markets seen bringing more pain to investors in 2019

Almost all emerging Asian currencies are expected to weaken by the end of June.

Ringit ends higher against US dollar on demand for EM currencies

At 6pm, the ringgit stood at 4.1620/1670 versus the greenback from Wednesday’s close of 4.1640/1670.

Emerging economies struggle to contain capital outflows

Finance ministers for developing nations in the Group of 24 economies urged major economies to reform the global trading system, rather than discard it.

Malaysia’s bond market among most attractive, says investment group

Malaysia has benefited from the situation due the country's positive commodity exports, unlike the majority of emerging markets which are negatively impacted by the increase in commodity prices.

Asia’s troubled emerging markets to shave oil demand next year

When oil prices declined in 2014, many governments including India and Indonesia, increased fuel taxes or removed subsidies leading to record high retail fuel prices as crude prices rose.

Asian stock mixed, treasury yields hold above 3%

Emerging-market assets continued to rally off the lows seen earlier this month as some investors suggested the rout was overdone.

Templeton says emerging markets approaching turning point

Given the uncertainty, the money manager is keeping a net neutral dollar position, while making trades including shorting the Philippine peso, as well as betting the Aussie will decline against the New Zealand dollar.

Trade woes push EM stocks to 15-month low, currencies bounce

Investors nerves have been raw since US President Donald Trump said he was ready to impose tariffs on virtually all Chinese imports into the US, increasing chances that the trade row between US and China would hit global growth.

Argentine peso slides on doubts over intervention, IMF talks

Traders are awaiting the outcome of talks between the Argentine government and the International Monetary Fund that began last week.

Emerging stocks, currencies stabilise after slump

The yen retains gains spurred by a Wall Street Journal report that President Donald Trump may turn his sights on trade with Japan.

Oil steady as US crude inventories fall, but trade tensions weigh

Despite that, analysts say prices are curbed by a rise in refined product stocks and a relatively weak US peak fuel consumption season this summer.

As emerging-market euphoria wanes, the risks rise

Should a crisis strike — say, contagion from Turkey — investors in emerging markets will be exposed to risks that they simply aren’t prepared for.

No dodging the oil bullet as emerging economies risk demand hit

Here’s a run through ten large emerging market oil consumers, how they’re responding to higher fuel prices, and what might happen next.