EghtesadOnline: The dollar surged to a near 14-year high on Thursday, clocking up a string of milestones against other top world currencies and clobbering emerging markets.
EghtesadOnline: The year threatens to end as it began for emerging markets - with losses. After spectacular returns between end-January and October, emerging market stocks and bonds are again in retreat, disappointing investors who had hoped the sector had finally turned a corner after lagging its developed market peers for years.
EghtesadOnline: Asian shares were on the defensive on Monday, undermined by fears that the strength in the U.S. dollar and rising U.S. bond yields since Donald Trump's election to president could accelerate fund outflows from emerging markets.
EghtesadOnline: The selloff in emerging markets after Donald Trump’s U.S. presidential election was intense. A closer look reveals that things aren’t as bad as they might seem.
EghtesadOnline: Most Persian Gulf stocks declined, tracking losses in emerging markets as investors priced a higher chance of victory for Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election.
EghtesadOnline: Most Persian Gulf stocks dropped, tracking a retreat in emerging markets on Friday as U.S. jobs data spurred speculation the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year, diminishing the appeal of riskier assets.
EghtesadOnline: European stocks fell with emerging markets as the prospect of monetary policy turning less accommodative in the world’s biggest economies damped appetite for higher-yielding assets.
EghtesadOnline; U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said major emerging market countries should be better able to anticipate a U.S. interest rate hike because of the Federal Reserve’s clear communications, a recapitalized International Monetary Fund and efforts to coordinate monetary and fiscal policies.
EghtesadOnline: Emerging-market stocks sank with currencies as investors’ attention shifted to a meeting between oil producers later this week, while a cut to junk by Moody’s Investors Service in Turkey’s credit rating sent the nation’s equities and lira reeling.
EghtesadOnline: Saudi Arabian stocks declined the most in the Persian Gulf as the kingdom’s equities traded for the first time in a week, catching up with a selloff across developing nations as investors weigh the chances of a U.S. interest rate increase this year.