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Dear EM: All Your Current Account Are Belong To Us

“Almost $260 billion worth of sovereign and corporate bonds — nearly a tenth of outstanding emerging market (EM) debt — is in… 801 more words

Capital Tug of War

As most of you know I continue to expect very volatile markets in 2015 with wild price swings in both directions. I wanted to share some thoughts on what’s likely to drive this volatility from a macro perspective. 984 more words


How will the downfall in Russia affect Turkey?

Russian economy has been facing real problems recently and is forecasted to contract by around 4.5% should oil prices remain low. The main problems faced by the country include falling oil prices, capital outflows, currency market pressures and potentially, weakening of foreign currency reserves. 274 more words


Sub-Saharan Africa: Gold in eastern Ghana

The emergence of the gold trade in Africa has led to a major influx of FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) into primary commodity exporting countries, and Ghana has been central to this transformation. 156 more words

Large changes in the participation of countries and groupings in generating global savings - the accumulation

The primary sources of global capital flows from less developed countries rapidly strengthened, while the most developed are becoming weaker. In the first dominating mentality of abstinence, while in others the wasteful behavior: up to 80% of GDP goes to household consumption. 820 more words

Globalized Economy And Finance

Russian Roulette, reloaded.

European attention will be back to Russia and Ukraine this week, as sanctions are reviewed.  In the meantime, important changes have taken place. European FDIs and loans to Russian borrowers have started to dry up, while lending from China has reached new highs, raising important questions about the effectiveness of measures supposed to restrict Moscow’s room of maneuvre in seeking access to capital. 1,126 more words


No higher growth rates - no return pre-crisis gold neo-liberal years of developed economies

Gross domestic product, constant prices – Percent change – 2000-2013

Segmentation of the IMF in Advanced Economies and Emerging and developing economies;

Periodization (ours) to: pre-crisis period (2000-07); period of the outbreak and escalation of the crisis first and most major developed countries (2008-10); and in which, instead of futile expected ebbing, came to the globalization and the escalation of the crisis, especially in poor and / or over-indebted economies (2011, 2012 and 2013); 795 more words

Globalized Economy And Finance