Businessmen holding US dollars stand in front of a currency exchange office in Ankara on August 14 in response to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s call to Turks to sell their dollar and euro savings to support the lira. Photo: Reuters
Nicholas Spiro
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Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Why the ‘fragile five’ emerging market currencies have alarm bells ringing again

Nicholas Spiro says despite strengthening economic fundamentals, Brazil, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Turkey face the risk of capital flight if investor sentiment continues to weaken

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Businessmen holding US dollars stand in front of a currency exchange office in Ankara on August 14 in response to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s call to Turks to sell their dollar and euro savings to support the lira. Photo: Reuters
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