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308, 2016

6 Global Events Since Last Year That Have The Biggest Impact On Emerging Markets

Global growth has slowed substantially and a quick recovery seems unlikely, according to IMF experts. Coming off 2015’s modest 3.1 percent global growth, the impact of the worldwide slowdown affects every nation. But the negative [...]

108, 2016

How Brexit Will Affect the U.S.?

Europe: it lays an ocean away from the United States and often marches to its own unique beat, putting it farther from our daily thoughts. But with Britain having recently voted to leave the European [...]

2207, 2016

Japan’s Negative-Rate Experiment Fails, Investors Hedge Into U.S. Bonds

In January 2016, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) shocked investors with its announcement that it would cut its benchmark interest rate below 0, to -0.1%. The policy was implemented as a way to curtail the [...]

2206, 2016

Colombian Peso Volatility May Cause Potential Interest Rate Hike by Central Bank

The chronology of the ups and downs of Colombian peso is indicative of the volatility of the emerging markets. This month, Colombia’s peso showed an uptick most as a result of the U.S. jobs data, [...]

3005, 2016

What’s Next For The Brazilian Bond Market?

The Brazilian bond market has been especially volatile in recent years and continues to affect the global economy in several ways. Brazil’s political and economic climate has been making headlines lately with experts pointing out [...]