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Emerging markets are no longer as reliant on the fortunes of developed economies, and are more resilient in their own right. However, this change in nature will bring significant new challenges for those wishing to invest in burgeoning markets
The zero-sum economy
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his senior government officials have been accused of seeking to prevent engineering firm SNC-Lavalin from being found guilty...
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BPI-Philam is helping to preserve the favourable economic conditions in the Philippines
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Russia’s banking sector continues to stabilise amid clean-up operation
Sovcombank and other leading financial institutions in Russia are benefiting from the Russian Central Bank's clean-up operation, as the sector's landscape becomes more stable...
Prima AFP is highlighting the growing importance of responsible investment
Responsible investment is no longer something that should be seen as optional, it should be an intractable pillar of all financial decision making and...
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