Unemployed people read announcements of job offers in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil. The country started to emerge from its worst ever recession in the first quarter, but officials and analysts say it may not be out of the woods yet with a weak economic recovery threatened by political turmoil. Photo: AFP
Nicholas Spiro
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Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Boom to busting and back again: the ‘BRICs’ highlight how catchy acronyms don’t form the basis of a solid trading strategy

Renewed appetite for emerging-market assets should not be conflated with a revival of the BRICs trade

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Unemployed people read announcements of job offers in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil. The country started to emerge from its worst ever recession in the first quarter, but officials and analysts say it may not be out of the woods yet with a weak economic recovery threatened by political turmoil. Photo: AFP
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