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Asia Pacific Finance

Money talks: China’s purse strings direct Pakistan’s war on terror

China is being lauded as Pakistan’s new partner, in the fight against regional terrorism, by offering soft loans in the interests of securing the China-Pakistan corridor.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

China hosts BRICS. South Africa considers early election. Kenya markets react to nullified election. Baltic PMs meet in Poland. All in The Week Ahead.

Asia Pacific Politics

BRICS caught between India and China

The 8th BRICS summit, held in Goa, once again exposed geopolitical fault lines which divide the diverse grouping — most notably between India and China.

Debate Corner Finance International

Are emerging markets still a good investment?

Is the era of the BRICS over? In this debate, GRI asked two of its top analysts about the future of emerging economies.

Debate Corner Finance International

Emerging markets are headed for trouble

Investors are currently tapping emerging markets in droves. That is soon about to stop as the Fed eventually raises rates and political risks intensify.

Finance International

An emerging glimmer of hope for global investors

With central banks in developed markets unable to stimulate growth despite huge stimulus measures, the potential yield opportunities for investors in emerging markets with strong and improving fundamentals is great.

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under The Radar: Deadly clashes in South Africa highlight ANC failure

South Africa is suffering from a wave of violence that highlights widespread dissatisfaction in the country’s leadership and their economic stewardship.

Economics South and Central Asia

BRICS bring little opportunity to India

While the BRICS were once lauded as a group of emerging economic prestige, recent economic problems within member states suggest that India can find better opportunity elsewhere. At a recent

Asia Pacific Economics

Risks to China’s grand strategy in Southeast Asia

Two years after China’s One Belt One Road initiative was launched, Chinese investment along both the mainland and maritime routes has surged. But political risks and uncertainties can halt the implementation of

Economics Latin America

Carnival cancellation highlights Brazil’s woes

Following the unwelcome news that Brazil is cancelling its popular carnival, GRI takes a look at what the Brazilian people can expect for their country in 2016 and what changes