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

Gideon Rachman, The Financial Times

Lula returns to helm of world’s 12th largest economy: “Brazil is back”

After reclaiming the presidency, Brazil’s Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva vows to bring back prosperity and must aim to unite a divided nation. Franklin Templeton’s Marcus Weyerer and Dina Ting weigh the risks of a contested result with initial signals of subdued

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Total public debt rising, not falling

Contrary to misleading headlines in the local press, Guyana’s external as well as its domestic public debt have been rising and not falling. In fact, the country’s total public debt is currently at its highest level in the last decade.

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Can Guyana emerge as a hotbed for financial and related crimes?

As Guyana’s economy steams ahead on the back of its bourgeoning oil sector, buoyed by a flood of foreign investments, the potential for an increase in financial and related crimes in areas such as money laundering, corruption, narcotics and human

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Guyana becomes key supplier of oil to Europe

As Guyana ramps up oil production, it has become a key player in alleviating energy shortage in Europe. Almost half of the country’s oil exports have headed to Europe so far this year, with expectations of increasing supply to the

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