Emerging Markets Podcast

Posted by: Roben Farzad on December 11, 2006

ho_chi_minh.jpgBuy, Comrades!

Emerging markets are up an average of 26% in dollar terms this year thanks to crazy-high gains from the Brazil-Russia-India-China (BRIC) neck of the woods and secondary / tertiary destinations like Peru (up 163%), Poland (up 66%) and Vietnam, whose ironically christened Ho Chi Minh Stock Index has surged 140%. Who said capitalism and communism can’t jibe?

I discuss it all with our top international editor, Christopher Power, in BW’s Dec 8 global outlook podcast of the week.
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Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ben Steverman focuses on the latest moves in financial markets and emerging trends in stocks, bonds, and funds, always with an eye toward giving readers a better understanding of the sometimes confusing and often chaotic world of money. Standard & Poor’s senior index analyst Howard Silverblatt will also provide his take on companies’ finances and the markets. Voted one of the “Top 100 Finance Blogs” in 2007.

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