News Weeed Weekly (27 Aug – 31 Aug)

Markets respond to slowing global economic recovery
News
The S&P 500 fell 0.5% as slowing global economic recovery overshadowed speculations that the Federal Reserve may introduce new stimulus measures while the Stoxx Europe 600 added 0.5% after the positive remarks by the chairman of the Federal Reserve. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index slipped 2.1% as reports from Japan, China and South Korea signaled a deepening economic slowdown. US crude oil rose 0.7% after a volatile trading week.


Views

The lesser known emerging markets such as Indonesia and Poland who quite possibly could significantly challenge the domain of the BRICs.

Is the Chinese economy due for a hard landing? Not necessarily

 An article looks at Europe’s 4% Solution

Problems in China, it’s internal political division and it’s impact on policy

An article takes a look at Libor’s Trillion-Dollar Question
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