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Why emerging markets worry Wall Street

The big bull market in U.S. stocks is confronted with an unexpected headwind: a fresh bout of financial turbulence in emerging markets.<p>Wall Street is a world away from Turkey and Argentina and the other developing economies dotting the globe. But recent news of financial tumult and plunging …

Market View: What's driving the emerging markets rout?

The Globe's Jacqueline Nelson looks at what's behind the recent stock market rout and why at least one analyst fears a Fed move could trigger a torrent

Why an emerging-markets crash wouldn’t matter

China is being engulfed in a financial crisis that might end up in its own version of the credit crunch. There are running battles on the streets on …

Roubini says emerging markets pose tail risk to global economy

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Emerging market currencies stumble despite rate hikes; stocks fall | Reuters

* Markets to face test as Fed is expected to trim bond buys<p>* Safe-haven assets, commodities regain ground<p>By Herbert Lash<p>NEW YORK, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Global equity markets fell on Wednesday and emerging-market currencies slumped on worries that aggressive interest rates hikes by Turkey and South …

Market View: Emerging markets: Buying opportunity or more trouble ahead?

The Globe's Jacqueline Nelson looks at the decision by the Turkish central bank to raise interest rates and what it means for emerging-market investors

Emerging-market currencies take a ‘pause’

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Hard-hit emerging-market currencies such as the South African rand took a breather from recent dollar losses on Thursday, a …

Emerging-market currencies catch breath, but Roubini sees further pain

UPDATE 1-Emerging-market drop hasn't hurt U.S. prospects -Fed's Williams | Reuters

Jan 31 (Reuters) - The recent drop in emerging markets and U.S. stocks has not hurt the growing momentum of the U.S. economy or its labor market, a top Federal Reserve official said on Friday, adding the Fed should not focus too much on “short-term developments.”<p>San Francisco Fed President John …

Investor: Emerging Markets Are Cornered And In A 'Lose-Lose' Situation

From The Guardian:<p>Stephen Jen of currency hedge fund SLJ Macro Partners said: "Many of these emerging-market economies [including Turkey] are cornered: they have to choose between defending the exchange rate, fighting inflation and supporting growth. Sudden stops in capital inflows tend to force …

India, Indonesia, Brazil, Turkey and South Africa – dubbed the 'Fragile Five' – are vulnerable, as are Argentina, Venezuela, Ukraine, Hungary and Thailand, writes <b>Nouriel Roubini</b><p>The financial turmoil that hit emerging-market economies last spring, following the US Federal Reserve's "taper tantrum" …

How the emerging market sell-off gets much, much worse

We’ve already said that to understand the dangers of the current sell-off in emerging markets, you need keep an eye on the corporate bond market. Companies in emerging markets haved binged on borrowing in recent years, as super-low interest rates in large developed economies drove investors abroad …

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Emerging Markets Have Further To Fall

You know the short to medium-term outlook for emerging markets is poor when even on a weak dollar day the MSCI Emerging Markets index is down nearly 2%.<p>On Monday, the dollar fell against most major currencies after U.S. manufacturing data came in weaker than expected.<br>The Institute for Supply …

Emerging markets are crumbling like BRICs

SYDNEY (MarketWatch) — Multiple Latin debt crises and the 1997-98 Asian emerging-market meltdown have been largely forgotten. Yet nowadays the risk …

ROUBINI: 'Optimism About Emerging Markets Is Probably Correct'

More recently, the epicenter of risk has moved to the emerging markets, highlighted by volatility in the Fragile Five: India, Indonesia, Brazil, Turkey, and South Africa.<p>Amid the ongoing turmoil in the emerging markets, Roubini told Business Insider's Joe Weisenthal that we witnessed a "mini …

Emerging market growth story dies

An uncomfortable truth is making itself felt around the world of emerging market investors: the emerging market growth story is dead.<p>This is not to …

Everything You Need to Know About the Emerging-Market Currency Collapse

Money poured into developing economies after the financial crisis, and now it's starting to pour out. How much should we worry?<p>Reuters<p>Here we go again.<p>First, money poured into emerging markets when it looked like they offered juicy returns. Then it poured out after they didn't. Currencies are …

Emerging market slowdown: can a crisis be averted?

With economic growth slowing significantly in many major middle-income countries and asset prices falling sharply across the board, is the inevitable "echo crisis" in emerging markets already upon us? After years of solid – and sometimes strong – output gains since the 2008 financial crisis, the …

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Emerging markets crisis sees rush for safe havens

Investors sought out the safe havens of German bonds and the Swiss franc on Wednesday after deep splits in Turkey over interest rate increases meant only the briefest of respites from the escalating crisis in emerging markets.<p>The Turkish lira lost all the gains seen after the central bank raised …

Turkey in Crisis: Why Raising Interest Rates Could Save Emerging Markets

Stock markets around the world have been volatile, as crises in emerging-market countries like Turkey and Argentina have raised global concerns. Yet …

Emerging markets fall further; strategists say be picky in 2014