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Next fast food trend is probably coming from Latin America

“The next big food franchise will come out of Latin America, experts have claimed, with a number of chains eyeing up global dominance in the next few years” reports nypost.com. Peruvian sanguches, completos and plátano mixto have been tipped as some of the foods that are likely to disrupt the fast food scene across the world.Western franchises have dominated the fast food sector across the world up to now, with McDonald’s, Burger King and Subway among the biggest companies in the world.And according to Leonardo González Dellán, the fast food…

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In Trump’s trade war, developing countries are caught in the crossfire

“There is no question that the emerging countries, taken as a whole, will grow more swiftly than developed countries” writes Hamish Mcrae for independent.co.uk. Fourth, trade matters to the emerging world in ways that we don’t really think much about in the West.The evolving trade tensions of the world are essentially between its two largest economies, the United States and China. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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What Western Companies Need to Know About Partnering with Startups in India and China

“A more nuanced approach is needed when partnering with startups in those two important emerging markets (and entrepreneurial ecosystems)” reports hbr.org. Failing to take into account China-India differences can lead to inappropriate uniformity in the startup partnering strategies across these emerging markets. Source: hbr.org Share This:

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Select few emerging Asian economies comfortable with Fed hikes

“Fed rate hikes this year and the prospect of more to come have lifted Treasury yields, prompting investors to switch out of riskier emerging market debt and triggering sharp falls in their currencies” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. “It’s not easy to see many Asian central banks following the Fed.”. Slowing economic momentum in China therefore may have more impact on the rate outlook in Asia than a peaking U.S. economic cycle. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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The EU Is Emerging as the New Sheriff for Global Financial Markets

“As the U.S. rolls back regulations enacted after the 2008 crisis, the EU is emerging as the new sheriff for international markets” writes Silla Brush Viren for bloomberg.com. The EU is proposing that clearinghouses—financial middlemen—in the region undergo inspections by European supervisors and be required to respond to the European Central Bank in emergencies.New EU guidelines give authorities in Brussels greater sway over regulations made by watchdogs in other countries. Source: bloomberg.com Share This:

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The Fed just raised rates, here are three groups to buy

“J.P. Morgan Private Bank’s Stephen Parker is highlighting three groups that could outperform as interest rates climb” writes Andrew Kelly for cnbc.com. “Obviously, there’s the trade on higher rates,” Parker said.According to Parker, the Fed’s intention to raise rates multiple times in 2018 also bodes well for financials — particularly regional banks.Despite pressure from a rising dollar, Parker said some emerging economies are showing much more resilience than previous cycles.I think you could also start seeing as a result of this deregulation, a pickup in M&A activity in which these…

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Emerging markets, sinking into a correction this year, may fall further still

“Emerging market stocks have sunk into correction territory, and they may feel further pain as the fundamental backdrop for owning them has gotten sapped” writes Nelson Ching for cnbc.com. The large emerging markets-tracking ETF, the EEM, has fallen over 11 percent since its Jan. 26 high; that’s also when U.S. equity markets peaked this year. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Nissan doubles down on emerging markets as U.S. sales slow

“He expects overall industry sales to climb to 12.1 million units in 2022 from 8.8 million in 2017” reports businessinsider.com. “Today we have 3.7 percent market share (in the region).”We’re talking about big growth in the region,” he said, declining to give detailed regional sales targets.The industry sees a 40 percent rise in total sales volumes, and we are going to be much above the market trend,” said Kargar. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Gundlach says ‘excellent time’ for a partial shift into emerging markets

“FILE PHOTO: Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital LP, presents during the 2018 Sohn Investment Conference in New York Thomson Reuters NEW YORK (Reuters) – The recent turbulence in emerging markets marks an “excellent time” for a partial shift into the sector for investors who have avoided the group all year, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday in an investor webcast” reports businessinsider.com. Gundlach, known as Wall Street’s “Bond King,” said the sell-off in emerging markets, stemming from Argentina and Turkey, has produced opportunities not seen…

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The next big fast food chain will come from South America, say experts

“The next big food franchise will come out of Latin America, experts have claimed, with a number of chains eyeing up global dominance in the next few years” writes Swns Reporter for independent.co.uk. Western franchises have dominated the fast food sector across the world up to now, with McDonald’s, Burger King and Subway among the biggest companies.Peruvian sanguches, completos and plátano mixto have been tipped as some of the foods that are likely to disrupt the fast food scene across the world.And according to Venezuelan entrepreneur Leonardo González Dellán, the…

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