Tag Archives: emerging economies


U.S. Companies Play the Recovery

Overseas – Some of the best news for U.S. companies and investors has been coming from overseas. At home, the news remains bleak. In July, for example, U.S. retail sales slipped 0.1%—not the increase many economists were expecting. Heavily indebted […]

First Quarter Hedge Fund Report: Summary

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge funds took modest advantage of March’s upswings in the global equity and credit markets, according to Morningstar’s hedge fund performance summary for the first quarter of 2009. Equity markets around the world significantly rebounded […]

Rich G7 can’t go it alone to calm economic storm

Reuters – Finance ministers from rich nations, when they meet on Friday, will face less economic turbulence than at their last gathering two months ago, but they recognize they need developing nations to step up spending to revive the world […]

ECB’s Stark raps move to boost IMF drawing rights

Reuters – European Central Bank Executive Board member Juergen Stark was quoted on Tuesday as criticizing decisions made at the G20 summit to boost the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights (SDRs). Stark suggested in a newspaper article that the decision was […]

Fraud worries grow for private equity deals in Asia

Forbes – Private equity investors in Asia are increasingly fearful of fraud within their portfolio companies as the global economic downturn puts mounting pressure on firms in the region. The global financial crisis has already caused significant damage to private […]

Investors Dip Their Toes Back Into Stocks

Wall Street & Technology – Global investors boosted their equity holdings for the second month running in December and cut bonds, thanks to signs of stabilising stock markets and tumbling government bond yields, Reuters polls showed on Monday. Surveys of […]

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