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Chinese government bonds are set to be included in the FTSE Russell world government bond index. The changes came off the back of the index provider’s latest country classification review, with the inclusion reflecting China’s ongoing progress toward market reforms and increased access for global investors, according to FTSE Russell. The inclusion is scheduled to […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 25, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 11:54

Developing economies in Asia will contract in 2020, the first such downturn in nearly 60 years, the Asian Development Bank said Tuesday in an update to its forecasts. The update of the ADB’s outlook estimates the regional economy will contract 0.7 per cent this year, recovering to 6.8 per cent growth in 2021. Conditions could […]


The virus outbreak in China has put South Korea’s economy into an “emergency situation,” its president says. Japan is on the brink of recession and big manufacturers are forecasting a whole world of woe. As many Chinese finally go back to work after their longest Lunar New Year holiday ever, the economic fallout from the […]

Romania will be reclassified from a frontier to a secondary emerging market and Tanzania will become a frontier market, effective September 2020, according to the equity side of FTSE Russell’s latest classification review. Argentina was removed from the watch list for potential reclassification as a secondary emerging market because it has imposed capital controls. And […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 1, 2019 January 6, 2021
  • 10:50