Emerging Market Countries

‘Flashing amber’: Global stocks tumble, bonds rally on U.S….

‘Flashing amber’: Global stocks tumble, bonds rally on U.S….

Published 25/03/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Investors ditched shares on Monday and fled to the safety of bonds as risk assets fell out of favor on growing fears [more…]

Thai February factory output growth seen picking up to 0.52 percent…

Thai February factory output growth seen picking up to 0.52 percent…

Published 25/03/2019

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s annual manufacturing output in February is expected to have risen at a slightly faster pace than in the previous month, a [more…]

Ethiopian Airlines CEO promises to get to bottom of flight 302 crash

Ethiopian Airlines CEO promises to get to bottom of flight 302 crash

Published 25/03/2019

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam said on Monday the airline would work with investigators in Ethiopia, the United States and elsewhere [more…]

Fed’s Evans says have to be nervous about yield curve, but U.S….

Fed’s Evans says have to be nervous about yield curve, but U.S….

Published 25/03/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Monday it was understandable for markets to be nervous when the yield [more…]

India, Pakistan spar over alleged religious conversion of Hindu girls

India, Pakistan spar over alleged religious conversion of Hindu girls

Published 25/03/2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - India and Pakistan are quarrelling over reports of an alleged kidnapping and religious conversion of two Hindu girls in mostly Muslim [more…]

New Zealand PM says she will meet President Xi in China

New Zealand PM says she will meet President Xi in China

Published 25/03/2019

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she will travel to China at the end of the week for a [more…]

South Africa’s Naspers plots Euronext flotation of e-commerce ventures

South Africa’s Naspers plots Euronext flotation of e-commerce ventures

Published 25/03/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Naspers will float its e-commerce ventures on the Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam, it said on Monday, the latest move by South [more…]

Exclusive: Coal deal showcases lack of transparency in Ukraine

Exclusive: Coal deal showcases lack of transparency in Ukraine

Published 25/03/2019

NOVOVOLYNSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian police are investigating two companies and a factory over a coal deal which some anti-corruption campaigners say epitomizes the difficulties [more…]

South Africa’s 2019 maize crop seen down 16 percent on drought…

South Africa’s 2019 maize crop seen down 16 percent on drought…

Published 25/03/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa is likely to harvest 16 percent less maize in 2019 compared with the previous season after drought delayed plantings, a [more…]

Singapore’s core inflation rate hits nine-month low as central bank…

Singapore’s core inflation rate hits nine-month low as central bank…

Published 25/03/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore’s core inflation rate eased to a nine-month low in February, reinforcing expectations that the central bank will keep monetary policy unchanged [more…]