emerging markets - updates

Rappler's latest stories on emerging markets


Despite poor sales in Indonesia, Toyota reports rise in profits

Nov 05, 2015 - 7:36 PM

The steady performance in North America is offsetting stagnant sales in emerging economies in Asia especially Indonesia and Thailand

A Toyota Motors logo, shown on its vehicle 'SAI', at its headquarters in Tokyo on August 5, 2014. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

Equities dip as Asia awaits central bank meetings

Oct 27, 2015 - 4:55 PM

Emerging market units had been hammered this year on talk of a 2015 move as investors remove their cash to the United States in search of better safer returns

EQUITIES DOWN. Emerging market units had been hammered this year on talk of a 2015. EPA/BAGUS INDAHONO

Philippines immune from China slowdown, HSBC says

Oct 24, 2015 - 9:27 AM

HSBC says capital flight has hurt Malaysia and Indonesia amid lower commodity prices

NO FEAR. HSBC says fragile global economic conditions will not pull down Philippine economic growth

The wRap Indonesia: Trial over alleged ISIS links, defense strategy

Oct 13, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include the US dollars gains against the rupiah and an analysis on President Joko Widodo s government s deal with Freeport McMoRan

AIDING ISIS? Seven Indonesian men are accused of alleged ISIS links. File photo by AFP.

Dollar advances against Indonesia rupiah

Oct 12, 2015 - 12:57 PM

The dollar claws back some of last week s losses against emerging market currencies after a top Federal Reserve official raised the prospect of a 2015 interest rate hike

Rupiah rallies after latest Fed meeting

Oct 09, 2015 - 2:33 PM

Asian equities also pushed higher after minutes from the Federal Reserve s latest policy meeting suggested it could keep borrowing costs at record lows into next year

World economic leaders tackle slow growth, climate change

Oct 07, 2015 - 2:53 PM

The 5th annual slowdown for the once mighty emerging markets and the commodities plunge underpinning it will be key agenda points in the World Bank IMF meeting this week

VENUE. An entire neighborhood of Lima has been closed off for the World Bank-IMF meeting, but the windows of the National Museum, the massive concrete building hosting the meeting, afford a view of one of the slums that surround Lima. Image from Wikimedia

Indonesia rupiah hits 17-year low

Sep 23, 2015 - 10:54 PM

Indonesia s rupiah fell 0 57 to a 17 year low with research firm Capital Economics saying the country s foreign exchange reserves have plunged 7 0 since March indicating the central bank had been intervening to support the currency

Rolls-Royce ventures offroad in hunt for growth

Feb 19, 2015 - 6:00 AM

What is key to our strategy of carefully managed growth is that Rolls Royce cars remain rare precious items and absolutely authentic

Berjaya's Tan: No bribes, just paying locals who 'get things done'

Oct 29, 2014 - 8:21 PM

Asian billionaires share mixed opinions on whether it is possible to enter emerging markets without bribing government officials

CORRUPTION? Berjaya's Vincent Tan says he doesn't pay bribes, just fees to local consultants to 'get things done.' Photo from Forbes

Turning fragile states into emerging markets

May 18, 2014 - 4:12 PM

Responsible investment in fragile states can lead to job creation and sustainable equitable economic growth if undertaken in line with established standards and practices

IMF says no panic in emerging markets

Jan 29, 2014 - 7:09 AM

The IMF says there was no panic even as countries like India Turkey and Argentina are facing sharp capital outflows and currency pressures

IMF NERVE CENTER. The sign of the International Monetary Fund is seen at the entrance of the Headquarters of the IMF, also known as building HQ2, in Washington, DC, USA, on 18 May, 2011. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Euro nations 'worried' by emerging markets

Jan 28, 2014 - 10:05 AM

The worries over markets such as Argentina Turkey and Russia come as the eurozone is emerging from the worst of its debt crisis

WORRIED? The building of the European Central Bank (ECB) is reflected in the Euro sign logo in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2 March 2012. Mauritz Antin/EPA

Denmark to reopen embassy in 'booming' PH

Jan 17, 2014 - 2:50 PM

Denmark will run its embassy in the Philippines 14 years after closing it

World currency turbulence hits company earnings

Oct 27, 2013 - 1:36 PM

Emerging markets helped rake in a corporate earnings bonanza in recent years but a sudden plunge in their currencies in mid 2013 due to an expected cut in US stimulus sorely hits sales and profit

An employee works next to a board showing the exchange rate of Indian rupees to other currencies at a foreign exchange dealer in Mumbai. AFP PHOTO/ INDRANIL MUKHERJEE

Unilever says sales hit by emerging markets slowdown

Oct 24, 2013 - 6:04 PM

Unilever seen as a bellwether for global consumer spending says its 3rd quarter sales had been hit by weakened demand in emerging markets

DOUBLE WHAMMY. Unilever says its 3rd quarter sales had been hit by weakened demand in emerging markets and currency issues. File photo by AFP

Will foreign investors return after Fed move?

Sep 19, 2013 - 7:41 PM

With the Fed move showing a patchy recovery in the US equities commodities and currencies in emerging markets rally

MONETARY STRATEGY. US Federal Reserve, chaired by Ben Bernanke, decides to keep interest rates?

Emerging market currencies slump on US stimulus fears

Aug 21, 2013 - 1:08 PM

Emerging market currencies take major hits amid fears US Fed will close cash tap

Del Monte denies deal talks with Suntory

Jul 19, 2013 - 1:28 PM

Del Monte Pacific Ltd denies reports it is the target of an acquisition move by Japanese firm Suntory

Emerging markets hit by signs US Fed will close cash tap

Jun 13, 2013 - 7:37 PM

Fund managers are less willing to take risks as the US Federal Reserve may be about to wind down its easy money policy which has supported the US economy

TIMPs are hot, BRICs are not - report

Mar 29, 2013 - 9:02 PM

The emerging markets of Turkey Indonesia Mexico and Philippines or TIMP are considered a sexy alternative to the BRICs nations the large emerging markets of Brazil Russia India and China

Cosmetic firms hunt for beautiful future in emerging giants

Sep 16, 2012 - 3:54 PM

The Euromonitor research group forecasts global growth worth 64 billion within 5 years including 26 billion in the Asia Pacific region and 22 billion in Latin America