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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks set for worst week since Feb, Turkey tumbles

2018-08-17 reuters
LONDON, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Emerging equities were set for their worst week since February after sliding into bear territory while currencies came under fresh pressure on Friday, with Turkey’s lira taking another tumble despite central bank measures earlier in the week.
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Trump pushes China for better deal with trade talks set to resume

2018-08-17 theedgemarkets
WASHINGTON (Aug 17): President Donald Trump prodded China to offer more at the bargaining table as the two countries prepared for their first major negotiation in more than two months in an effort to head off an all-out trade war.
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Trump pushes China for better deal with trade talks set to resume

2018-08-16 malaymail
WASHINGTON, Aug 17 — President Donald Trump prodded China to offer more at the bargaining table as the two countries prepared for their first major negotiation in more than two months in an effort to head off an all-out trade war.
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Investors pull money from emerging markets in wake of Turkey turbulence: IIF - MarketWatch

2018-08-16 marketwatch
The market turbulence in Turkey has "clearly weighed" on investor appetite for emerging market assets, with outflows of $1.4 billion since Aug. 9, the Institute of International Finance said Thursday. Most of the outflow has been in stocks, with a much smaller outflow of bonds. South Africa and China were hit hardest, the IIF said. There has also been a modest retrenchment in emerging market countries in Asia.
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Spooked investors pulled US$1.3 bil out of emerging markets in the last week — IIF

2018-08-16 theedgemarkets
LONDON (Aug 16): Investors rattled by events in Turkey, China and South Africa have pulled US$1.3 billion out of emerging-market stocks in the last week and US$100 million from bonds, according to the Institute of International Finance, which tracks financial flows.
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2018-08-16 sec.gov
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China-US to resume low-level talks in bid to resolve trade war

2018-08-16 bworldonline
China will dispatch Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen to the U.S. for low-level trade talks in late August, the first official exchanges since earlier negotiations broke down two months ago.
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China to resume trade talks with US but Turkey crisis weighs on markets

2018-08-16 telegraph.co.uk
China will attend the next round of trade talks with US counterparts in Washington later this month, in the latest bid to defuse a conflict that has set world markets on edge.
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U.S. interest rate policy ends up harming emerging economies

2018-08-15 thestar
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Fed rate policy unintentionally pressures emerging economies

2018-08-15 nzherald.co.nz
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is blaming the United States for Turkey's financial crisis, ignoring homegrown problems like high debts, raging inflation and his own erratic policies.
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Turkey’s Economic Red Flags Stand Out Among Emerging Markets - WSJ

2018-08-15 wsj
The collapse of the Turkish lira has investors worried the nation’s financial turbulence could spread to other countries, and the lira’s plunge in the past few days has hit other emerging-market currencies such as Indonesia’s rupiah, Mexico’s peso and South Africa’s rand.
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Turkish lira undershooting fair value: global banking group

2018-08-15 reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Turkish lira is significantly below fair value at the moment and should strengthen over the next one to two years as Turkey’s economy slows and exports gain strength, improving the country’s balance of payments outlook, economists for the Institute of International Finance said on Wednesday.
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Turkey just a test case as quantitative tightening era nears

2018-08-15 theedgemarkets
A push by major central banks to reverse crisis-era policies is primed to accelerate into 2019 amid plans for higher interest rates and smaller balance sheets. So-called quantitative tightening then risks sucking dollars and euros from nations whose governments and companies binged on cheap debt without improving the fundamentals of their economies.
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How US Fed is unintentionally squeezing developing economies

2018-08-15 nzherald.co.nz
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is blaming the United States for Turkey's financial crisis, ignoring homegrown problems like high debts, raging inflation and his own erratic policies.
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Mark-to-market adjustment could hit TNB’s unit profit

2018-08-15 theedgemarkets
Tenaga Nasional Bhd (Aug 14, RM15.66) Maintain buy with an unchanged target price of RM16.30: Tenaga Nasional Bhd’s (TNB) share price was hit yesterday following a continued fall in the Turkish lira. The lira has fallen 24% since late last week. TNB has a 30% stake (purchased for US$250 million back in 2016) in Turkish-based Gama Enerji AS, which operates a portfolio of wind, hydro and gas turbine power plants.
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