18 November 2017
Emerging markets (EMs) have long been the darling of global investors. Rapid growth in the 2000s, particularly in the so-called BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – drew in heavy...
23 September 2017
The down trend in global trade since the financial crisis reached a bottom in mid-2016, but a recovery in 2017 is now firmly underway. Global trade growth averaged 1.4% in 2016 then rose to 4.1% year...
16 September 2017
After a long downturn, capital flows to emerging markets (EMs) have rebounded strongly in the first eight months of 2017. A range of factors coincided to depress capital inflows in 2013-16, such as...
20 August 2017
2017 was supposed to be a challenging year for emerging markets (EMs). An accelerated pace of Fed tightening, protectionism and political risks were among the prospective hurdles EMs would have to...
26 February 2017
Qatar-based healthcare support company, SciTech Arabia has announced the migration of its business communications environment to the Microsoft Cloud, in an effort to secure a flexible working...
28 January 2017
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) kept its forecasts for global growth in 2017 unchanged at 3.4% in the latest update of its World Economic Outlook. The overall number masked some tinkering with...
22 January 2017
Since the taper tantrum of 2013, capital flows to emerging markets (EMs) have deteriorated. In 2016, EM capital flows did recover slightly but they remained well below their post-financial crisis...
22 October 2016
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) kept its expectations for global growth in 2016 unchanged at 3.1% in its recently-published World Economic Outlook. While the headline figure remained the same,...
31 July 2016
In its recently-published update of the world economic outlook, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised down its forecast for global growth in 2016 by 0.1 percentage points (pps) to 3.1%. The...
02 July 2016
Against the odds, the referendum on whether the United Kingdom should leave or stay in the European Union (EU) was narrowly won by the Leave camp. The results sent shockwaves through political...
16 April 2016
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its bi-annual survey of the global economy last week. As has been customary in recent years, the outlook for global growth has been revised down. The...
02 April 2016
Emerging Markets (EMs) experienced a strong capital surge in March, according to the Institute of International Finance (IIF), with the strongest inflows for 21 months. The inflows were broad based...

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