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Bank of America Merrill Lynch on LatAm: Cutting Your Way Down

Latin America is also facing downward pressure on growth, and in our LatAm Macro Weekly (“2012- Keep it up, China, please!”) we believe activity is likely to slow to 3.3% from 4.1% in 2011. We also forecast a deceleration in

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CFI Political Diary for Emerging Markets for 2012

Date Country Event January – March Egypt Parliamentary Elections January 14 Taiwan Parliamentary and Presidential Elections March 4 Russia Parliamentary Elections March 29 Iran Presidential Elections April South Korea Parliamentary Elections May Algeria Presidential Elections June Egypt Presidential Elections June

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CFI Top 25 Cities In Emerging Markets To Do Business

CFI has identified the best emerging market cities to do business in this year. We have chosen not to rank the cities as their relative competitiveness really depends on what the company in question is actually seeking as their critical

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BRIC Economies

The BRIC countries label refers to a select group of four large, developing countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China). The four BRIC countries are distinguished from a host of other promising emerging markets by their demographic and economic potential to

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2012 CFI Top 100 Emerging Markets Companies’ Nominations

The 2011 CFI Top 100 Emerging Market Companies were compiled by using the nominations and the votes from CFI’s subscriber base and in addition by the judges on the editing board. The criteria included financial performance, such as sales and

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Brazil: Detailing the Labor Market Slowdown

Labor markets are finally cooling down in Brazil, despite the better than expected unemployment rate for October released by the IBGE last week. We analyze different aspects of this deceleration, such as disparities among sectors and regions. We also explore

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CFI Investment Outlook 2012

This year, CFI sees stronger growth in both GDP and company profits in the BRIC economies and the other emerging market economies than in the US, the Eurozone and Japan. The recession in the Eurozone will clearly put a damper

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BRICS Countries Crystalize Spirit of Practical Cooperation at Delhi Summit

By Xinhua writers Liu Chen, Mao Xiaoxiao, Wu Qiang As the Fourth BRICS leaders meeting drew its curtain Thursday in the Indian national capital here, the leaders of the five BRICS countries issued the Delhi Declaration. Experts think that at

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