Tag Archives: Emerging Markets

Is Gap snubbing Brazil?

The Financial Times piece “There is a big Gap in Brazil” tells us some reasons why GAP is not excited about the Brazilian market. High import taxes and not so expressive GDP growth are some of the reasons. “Some simple … Continue reading

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Citywire analysis: Brazil is now top pick for EM managers

British magazine Citywire runs frequent ranking for investments in Europe. An analysis announced today shows that Brazil is now the top pick for top performing asset managers in emerging markets. “For half of the top ten best performing managers in emerging … Continue reading

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More Quantitative Easing 2 Impact

This from The Economist’s Buttonwood, economics column, dated 1 January, 2011; the excellent column makes the bearish case for 2011, the good mood ending 2010 notwithstanding. “It seems certain that the Federal Reserve will continue to accompany fiscal stimulus with … Continue reading

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What is the future of Economic Policy in the Developing World?

The International Institute for Strategic Studies holds a book launch debate on The Day After Tomorrow: A Handbook on the Future of Economic Policy in the Developing World with Otaviano Canuto, head of poverty reduction and economic management at the World … Continue reading

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Emerging Markets top Private Equity investment in 2010

Interest in investing private equity dollars in Latin America continue to grow. Brazil deals ranked among the top five largest investments this year. PE investment in Brazil increasing 53% in the first six months of 2010 over full year 2009 … Continue reading

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U.S. Venture Capital Industry Expected To Shrink While Emerging Markets Grow

This is directly relevant to the article that Hildete Vodopives posted earlier on this blog on the topic of technology investment in Brazil. Link to article on influential tech blog, techcrunch Study: U.S. Venture Capital Industry Expected To Shrink While … Continue reading

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The future of Brazil, HSBC special report coming soon

HSBC will publish a special research report, focusing on global insights into the future of Brazil. The report is due at the end of July 2010. Revealing the global business community’s thoughts on expected trends in international investment and trade with and in … Continue reading

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