Category: Emerging Markets


South Africa’s Rand: Just Another Emerging Market Currency

Devaluation: all the Emerging Market kids are doing it.

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Daily News Roundup 2012: Wednesday 8 February

Good morning I woke up this morning to see that the Uganda gentleman famous for his death-penalty-for-the-homosexuals stance is re-tabling his bill in parliament, with a minor concession: the death penalty has been commuted to life imprisonment. I’m just in awe that something so private can inspire so much hatred and energy. I have an […]

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Daily News Roundup 2012: Thursday 2 February

After two days, I’ve realised two things: I have a tendency to ramble;  Rambling takes a long time. Today, I’m going to try something different with the format. This is meant to be short and sharp. The key points I picked up in the News today: The world is still very excited about Facebook’s upcoming IPO […]

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Daily News Roundup 2012: Tuesday 31 January

It’s important to start something new on the last day of the month. So I’ve been up for a bit, abused my iPad slightly, and I’ve decided on a hierarchy of news applications: Bloomberg – obviously. However, Bloomberg is quite technical, and assumes a fair amount of pre-knowledge for anyone interested in doing this on […]

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