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Boss of world’s largest asset manager is bearish on emerging markets

Boss of world’s largest asset manager is bearish on emerging markets

The CEO at BlackRock (BLK), Larry Fink believes that major macroeconomics trends will weigh down on emerging markets. Fink said he is “pretty bearish on the emerging world” during an online event hosted by the…

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What the US election could mean for EM investing

What the US election could mean for EM investing

Big investors might be reluctant to publicly express their forecasts for Tuesday’s poll, but the prevailing view is that a Joe Biden victory would be good for most developing countries and offer opportunities that have…

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Why emerging markets are wary of a modern monetary fix

Why emerging markets are wary of a modern monetary fix

Modern monetary theory is suddenly everywhere. The idea that a government that can freely print and spend its own currency shouldn’t deny anyone a job is gaining currency in our pandemic-ravaged world. Coming amid a…

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EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX fails to shake off virus, election worries

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX fails to shake off virus, election worries

Most major Latin American currencies fell on Thursday, failing to recover from a selloff fueled by concerns about surging COVID-19 cases and uncertainty around the outcome of the U.S. presidential elections next week. Emerging market…

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Electric car warning signals as Denmark calculates cost of switch

Electric car warning signals as Denmark calculates cost of switch

 A rapid switch from to electric cars to meet Denmark’s ambitious climate targets will leave a massive gap in its finances, a government commission said on Monday. Moving to electric vehicles from those powered by…

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Where Is Robotics Heading? Perspectives From iRobot (Colin Angle), Stanley Black & Decker, And Robots In Service Of The Environment

Where Is Robotics Heading? Perspectives From iRobot (Colin Angle), Stanley Black & Decker, And Robots In Service Of The Environment

Since the term robot was first coined in 1920, robots have become an increasing part of our lives. Companies looking to increasingly automate and enable greater portions of their business that require physical human labor…

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A Seminal Moment For Cryptoassets – The EU’s Proposed Framework For A Market In Crypto Assets

A Seminal Moment For Cryptoassets – The EU’s Proposed Framework For A Market In Crypto Assets

After years of anticipation on December 19, 2019 the European Commission (the Commission) issued a public consultation on crypto assets,  which concluded on March 19, 2020. The consultation paper follows detailed due diligence including a report on…

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Nokia makes SA 5G private networking play 

Nokia makes SA 5G private networking play 

Nokia commercially launched standalone (SA) 5G network equipment designed for private enterprise, with the kit set to be deployed at a test mine facility in Finland. The technology has been in the test phase at…

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Polarization in 5G technology supply 

Polarization in 5G technology supply 

The U.K. government has banished Huawei’s 5G network kit. Supply must cease before 2021 and operators must rip out and replace all installed equipment by 2027. This is tightening of its previous policy —instigated as recently…

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Bond ETF discounts during recent volatility

Bond ETF discounts during recent volatility

The waves of volatility from the coronavirus outbreak have reached every corner of the financial markets. For bond ETFs, the waves have resulted in both volatile market price swings and larger-than-usual gaps between market prices…

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