In January, investors withdrew $12 billion from emerging economies - almost as much as during all of last year. Will the capital flight continue?
The diplomatic spat between Turkey and Germany is spreading into the business world, with uncertainty over Turkish policies affecting trade and investment, says Volker Treier of DIHK trade lobby group.
It was the American investment bank Goldman Sachs that first dreamed of the rise of aspiring emerging economies. It established a nice-sounding fund, BRIC, in 2001 to entice investors from around the world.
India is now an economic shining light among the five BRICS member states. For this reason, New Delhi should not leave the big stage entirely to summit host China, says DW's Alexander Freund.
Market trading pushed the dollar to a near 14-year high compared to the euro, Turkish lira, and other currencies on Tuesday. The reason: Investors expect a surge of investment in the US under a Trump administration.
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