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Tuesday, 12 October 2021 20:46

Emerging Markets Looking Bleak

(Rio de Janeiro)

The international monetary fund cut its growth projections globally this week. The advanced economies are still expected to keep pace, but the low-income developing countries are lagging. Many low-income countries are lagging in vaccine coverage and their exports are suffering because of this. These exports slowing led the IMF to cut the growth projection for Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam from 4.3% to 2.9%. There is a slight trickle into larger economies as worker shortages have hurt American companies such as Nike. China remained robust to most of the slashes as its 2021 projection only dropped from 8.1% to 8.0%.


FINSUM: Don’t look for these growth projections to bear out in emerging markets if vaccine rates tick up. However, Fed tightening could slow growth in dollar-dependent countries.

Published in Eq: EMs

(Beijing)

The United State’s trade war with China shifted lots of manufacturing…see the full story on our partner Magnifi’s site

Published in Eq: Asia

(New York)

The U.S. economy could be running as hot as ever, particularly when it comes to price pressure…see the full story on our partner Magnifi’s site

Published in Eq: Value

(Boston)

Healthcare has been one of the predominant stories of the pandemic, but its stock prices…see the full story on our partner Magnifi’s site

Published in Eq: Healthcare

(Silicon Valley)

The pandemic fueled growth in lots of different technology sectors, but it remains to be seen…see the full story on our partner Magnifi’s site

Published in Eq: Tech
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