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Big Banks: Cure or Curse for the Global Economy?

Friday 27 January 2012, CFI with report from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland with anchor Bloomberg Television Key Points Banking reforms are still a work in progress – there is still a long way to go before the global

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Sharing of the “Abu Dhabi Experience” To Support Enhanced Environmental Decision Making in Emerging Economies

The Eye on Earth Abu Dhabi 2011 Summit is dedicated to the critical issue of greater access to environmental and societal data for enhanced decision making, especially in emerging economies. His Highness Sheikh Hamdan also welcomed former President Bill Clinton

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J.P.Morgan on Egypt: Parliamentary Elections Passed First Test

High turnout for parliamentary elections offers an orderly exit from political turmoil Power sharing between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Military Council to raise downside risks Challenging backdrop to finance twin deficits and dwindling FX reserves could force a devaluation

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Egypt: First Hurdle Passed, More On the Way

The successful holding of elections should help defuse tensions in the short-term, but the transition process remains long, complex and fraught with challenges, particularly revolving around the new Constitution and the SCAF’s powers. These points were reinforced by the recent

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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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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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