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1707, 2017

Can Emerging Markets Survive Without Trade Agreements?

Trade kills the American economy. Either America wins (and emerging markets lose), or vice versa. Right or wrong, that was one key message of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, and it worked. Though the actual causes [...]

607, 2017

What Does the Strong Dollar Mean for Emerging Markets?

The popular perception is that strong/weak currencies are something of a zero-sum proposition. Yet despite the gloomy prophecies of many emerging market specialists from 2016, the strong dollar hasn’t hurt these developing economies. Rather, geopolitical [...]

1906, 2017

Time to Rethink “Emerging Markets”

Is the term emerging markets obsolete? Nicholas Spiro, a London-based partner at Lauressa Advisory, makes this point in an op-ed for The South China Morning Post, one of the leading English-language newspapers in the Asia-Pacific [...]

205, 2017

Why is South Africa’s Economy Slowing Down?

Once upon a time in South Africa, anything seemed possible. While it may often be forgotten today, amidst reports of its present economic and political woes, South Africa’s peaceful transition of power from its tiny, [...]