"...emerging markets will grow faster than the
developed world for decades to come."

Gideon Rachman, The Financial Times

Banking on BRICS 2

In July, leaders of the five emerging market countries known as the “BRICS” (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) met in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza and announced the creation of a New Development Bank (NDB). Interestingly and significantly,

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EM Intelligence Exclusive: Why Emerging Markets Now? 4

Given the relative importance of emerging markets which account for over 30% of total absolute global equity market capitalization, it is necessary for investors to increase their asset allocation to emerging markets in order to diversify their portfolios and benefit

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Touring the Investment Landscape in the Czech Republic 2

My team and I have been touring Central and Eastern Europe this summer, and our travels recently took us to the Czech Republic. It’s a country with an interesting history, and from our perspective, it also holds a variety of

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Winds of Change in Saudi Arabia Investment Climate 5,299

The winds of change are blowing in Saudi Arabia, carrying the potential to dramatically shift the investment climate there. One of the most anticipated financial events in the Middle East region seems as if it could finally come to pass

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Poland’s Growing Prosperity 8

When I first traveled to Warsaw over 20 years ago, it was a grey and forbidding place with drab shop windows, a holdover from the Communist era. Now it is a bustling, prosperous place with wonderful restaurants, new, tall office

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