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  1. Forecasting cats leap on hot Brics

    Posted Nov 19th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Trendy terms such as 'Bric' are not renowned for rolling off the tongues of currency market analysts- that is supposed to be the domain of advertising gurus and other such ideas executives. The reverse was the case, though, in September 2001 when Goldman Sachs' Jim O'Neill was wondering how to justify his latest promotion. Mr O'Neill had ...

  2. Dark clouds over embattled economy

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Key economic data reveals difficult times ahead for the Philippines- prompting credit agencies to lower their ratings and leading to a falling currency and weaker stock market. The Asian Development Bank has determined that the number of people living below the poverty line, set at US$2 a day, now accounts for 40 per cent of the Philippines' 84 million ...

  3. A strike at the heart of Nepal's terrified populace

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... foreign-currency earner, the tourism industry, down with it. The manager of Kathmandu-based Ghale Treks and Expeditions, Dipendra Ghale, said bookings were down to a trickle for the start of next ...

  4. Classic Clinton

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... and that further currency revaluation would help correct any imbalances. 'It's in China's interest to have a lot of goodwill and prosperity in Southeast Asia and Africa and elsewhere in places that could be hurt by its competition,' he said. 'Also, it's in China's interests to revalue its currency... It's capable of generating enormous amounts ...

  5. This is not 1997

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... and focus are different. Between October 20 and October 23, 1997, the Hang Seng Index plummeted 23 per cent. Currencies had for months been in turmoil. Within days, Wall Street was nosediving, ...

  6. Rich pickings

    Posted Nov 19th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... their growth and Brazil exporting natural resources, mostly iron ore, and soya beans for food. Mr O'Neill made his name as one of the world's leading foreign currency analysts, predicting ... play a critical role, perhaps along with the Indian rupee and Korean won in something akin to an Asian version of the European Monetary System, in which Europe's main currencies were ...

  7. Time to show your mettle, Mrs Arroyo

    Posted Aug 30th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... the Philippines' long-term foreign currency-denominated debt rating from 'BB plus' to 'BB'. Paradoxically, Honasan - who wants to run for the presidency in elections next May - has ...

  8. Harry's mission impossible

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... don't want to invest here, which has put our currency into a downward slide along with the stock market. 'I can only think that the solution is in your magic. Come immediately. Yours ...

  9. Does North Korea really have a price?

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of the forthcoming book Nuclear North Korea? A Debate on Strategies of Engagement said the US had a clear idea of what to do, using pressure to stop the North's foreign currency-raising exports ...

  10. PM declares mission to tie his country's future to Asia

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Then there is the problem of 5 per cent budget and current account deficits, which could jeopardise the country's plans to join the Eurozone by adopting the euro as its currency in 2010. Reducing the figure ...




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