Government, Business

Coronavirus Outbreak Keeps Global Markets in Check

Woman passing Nikkei board A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo. (Eugene Hoshiko/AP)

LONDON — Share prices around the world, particularly in Japan, took a hit Feb. 25 amid mounting fears about the economic impact of the new coronavirus outbreak.

Pan Pylas | Associated Press
February 25, 2020
Government, Business

Emerging Markets Offer Investment Opportunity During Trade War

Trade Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg News

Rocked by trade disputes, the possibility of a U.S. recession and the ever-present threat of political conflagration, the backdrop for emerging and frontier markets rarely has seemed less settled. Dare to look past the turmoil, though, and opportunities abound.

June 25, 2019