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August 2015 – China devalues their currency

SUMMARY LIST of key news stories. See the following items: 12 August – China drops the yuan and sinks the Australian dollar – Aussie into sharp fall. 13 August – The yuan will have to fall a good deal further – How far will the yuan fall today? 13 August – Aussie shares depth charged … Continue reading

SEPT 2013 – SUMMARY – US tapering (and non-tapering)

updated: 21 Sept 2103 – Key news stories in recent weeks (and months) concerning the pending US taper. Also see the related stories affecting emerging markets. 21 Sept 2013 – Bernanke’s balancing act – to taper, or not to taper? – A very good summation article, including comment on the possibility that the US economy is … Continue reading

SEPT 2013 – SUMMARY – Emerging Markets crises

1 Sept 2103 – Key news stories in recent days/weeks to do with the outflow of capital from emerging markets, related to the pending US taper program: 20 Sept 2013 – Fed delay puts pressure on Reserve 2 Sept – Foreign currencies plunge as investors exit emerging markets 31 Aug – Foreign capital flees emerging markets … Continue reading

SEPT 2013 – SUMMARY – US Debt Ceiling

16 Sept 2013 – Key news stories in recent weeks (and months) to do with the looming US government shutdown, due to the issues with the US debt ceiling. 16 Sept 2013 – US running out of time on funding bill