What Stock Market Awaits Gen Z in the 2020s?

March 12, 2020

The dawn of a new decade always comes alongside predictions of how the stock market will perform over the next 10 years. The start of the 2020s has not been an exception, with analysts predicting everything from a roaring bull market to a global recession, in some cases sequentially. This...

Italy’s Investment in Africa is Not a Passing Fancy

September 20, 2016

In the second of a three-part series, Fasil Amdetsion looks at the evolution of Italy’s relationship with its former colonies in the Horn of Africa. Read part 1 here. Italy’s postcolonial relations with the Horn of Africa can be summed up as undulant: occasionally on the rise, propelled...

Have the BRICs Hit a Wall? The Next Emerging Markets

January 17, 2016

Which countries are poised to become the next high-growth developing markets? Until recently, when people talked about “emerging markets,” they were referring to the BRIC economies: Brazil, Russia, India and China. Undeniably, these countries have changed the face of global business over...

Living With Global Liquidity

June 27, 2012

Ulrich Volz says that emerging countries need to brace themselves for a world of high global liquidity and volatile capital. The world economy has been in a state of fragility since the outbreak of the global financial crisis in September 2008. While most emerging countries navigated the...