Emerging Markets

The Unemployment Vortex: Latin America's Next Dilemma

Dr Mark Esposito | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK
Dr Mark Esposito

In the past five years, the global economy has experienced some of the most phenomenal uncertainties in its history. Yet we are already on the path to recovery. If you look at global trends between 2008 and 2013, it's easy to see the world is once again becoming a busy producer of goods. Exports are on the rise, and with them global GDP indicators.

Coping With Cyber Threats : An Agenda for Corporates

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Cyber threats are growing virally, necessitating a new approach in combating them by the corporate world, who even today regard antivirus programs and firewalls as a baseline for their security efforts.

Investors Turning Away From Emerging Markets as European and US Recoveries Begin to Gather Pace

Jeremy Cook | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK
Jeremy Cook

Life is all about the balance between risk and reward; what could I suffer for what I desire? Get to where I want to go quickly and take a dangerous shortcut or maybe take the path that most travel and just be happy to get there safely. This balance of loss versus gain is what drives investment more than anything.

BRICS Bank to Herald End of International System?

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Politics
Andy Langenkamp

The BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa - have decided to set up their own development bank to rival the World Bank. This initiative is not happening in a vacuum.

Fighting Economic Sharks is a Matter of 'Jugaad'

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

Navi Radjou, co-author of Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth wears three hats. The first one is made in India,...

Current Developed Countries May Be Underdeveloped, After All

Austin Aneke | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Politics
Austin Aneke

So, what is really happening in the Northern hemisphere? Why are nations referred as developed, in huge trouble? Is it because of the rise of China and India; the end of colonialism, and progressive coming to an end of neo-colonialism; and the decryption of western technological secrets by some emerging markets, leading to a new world economic order?

Education Is Indispensible in Tackling Gender Inequality

Sir George Alleyne | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sir George Alleyne

Education will give women a greater ability to contribute to the economy, it will help them set up their own businesses, climb the corporate ladder and increase their representation in politics. Access to the education asset is essential in tackling gender inequality and multinational corporations have a proactive role to play.

Women's Vital Role in the Emerging Markets

Baroness Mary Goudie | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Politics
Baroness Mary Goudie

There are a number of ways that gender inequality can be addressed. But now is the time to stop talking and move to take action. The issues are global and the need for action in the emerging markets is crucial.

Should British Retailers Target Emerging Market Youths? (GRAPH)

Charlie Thomas | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK

Retailers should consider targetting youth products at kids from emerging market countries, as British kids' low spending confidence is affecting cons...

The Case for Tertiary Education in the New Global Economy

Sir George Alleyne | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Sir George Alleyne

The finance minister of Chile, Felipe Larraín, recently wrote an important article about the role countries like his are playing in the new global economy.

That C-word - Is Battling Corruption About to Get Tougher?

Brook Horowitz | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK
Brook Horowitz

Each year, 9 December is recognised worldwide as International Anti-Corruption Day. The year 2011 however is especially significant as we've seen corruption make it to the very top of the political agenda.