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Emerging Markets

Emerging markets are nations with social or business activity in the process of rapid growth and industrialization. Currently, there are 28 emerging markets in the world, with the economies of China and India considered to be by far the two largest.  Although some people find the term dated, a new term has yet to gain much traction.

Articles About Emerging Markets

HTC One (M8)’s Windows Phone 8.1 Variant HTC One (W8) in the Offing

By IBTimes AU

The 2014 flagship HTC One (M8) was released in March. The handset packs killer high-end features and terrific under the hood performance. It is worth pointing out that, the handset's design is one of the unique selling points of the HTC One M8. (10:11 am)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, SAMSUNG, INDIA, SONY, ANDROID

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde delivers opening remarks at the inaugural Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture in Washington July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
IMF Slashes Overall 2014 Global Forecast; Russia’s Implications with Malaysia Airlines MH17 Could Bring Economy to Recession

By IBTimes AU

Rising tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine are sure to impact an already plummeting global economy reeling from slowdowns in the U.S. and China. On Thursday, the International Monetary Fund said projected global growth for 2014 has been lowered to 3.4 per cent, from the previous estimate of 3. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IMF, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Arab Stock Market
$530-Billion Saudi Arabia Stock Market to Open to Foreign Investors in 2015

By IBTimes AU

The $530-billion Saudi Arabia stock exchange plans to open its doors to foreign investors for the first time in 2015. The move aims to reduce the kingdom's dependence on oil revenue and bring in more international investments. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: RETAIL, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, NEW JERSEY, MANAGEMENT, CREDIT SUISSE, INVESTMENT

Motorola Moto X+1 Killer Images Leaked with Wooden Rear Panel, Plastic Logo, Dual LED Flash, No microSD Slot
HTC One E8 (Plastic Variant of HTC One M8) with 5-Inch Display, Dual-SIM, 801 Processor and 2 GB RAM to Hit New Markets Soon

By IBTimes AU

HTC One M8's plastic equivalent, the HTC One E8 (also known as HTC One Ace), was released in China in June. Even though perceived initially to be an exclusive handset for China, it seems the HTC One E8 could see a global release soon. (Jul 24)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, INDIA, FCC, SONY, ANDROID, HTC

Nokia Lumia 530 (Dual-Sim) Spotted in a Retailer Site; Specifications and Features Listed—Reports

By IBTimes AU

Microsoft has not spoken a word about the upcoming Nokia Lumia 530 smartphone, thus far. However, a retail outlet in Vietnam has already listed the unofficial Nokia Lumia 530 on its site. The site also states the device will be offered in five differ... (Jul 24)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, RETAIL, FCC, SMARTPHONE, SONY, HTC

Motorola Moto X+1 Killer Images Leaked with Wooden Rear Panel, Plastic Logo, Dual LED Flash, No microSD Slot
Three New Moto G Successors Spotted in FCC Document Dubbed Moto G2, Moto M and More --Reports

By IBTimes AU

Motorola hit a home run with its budget-friendly Moto G in 2013. Following the release, the company also introduced a 4G variant of Moto G in 2014. But now, the company is planning to release several successors to Moto G. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, FCC, BLACKBERRY, ANDROID

Sony Xperia M2 vs. BlackBerry Z3—Specifications, Features and Price Showdown

By IBTimes AU

The new entrant BlackBerry Z3 has recently been launched in emerging markets like Indonesia, India and the Philippines. Other countries can expect to see this handset later this year. The Sony Xperia M2, on the other hand, was released in May 2014. (Jul 19)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, INDIA, BLACKBERRY, SONY, ANDROID, HTC

The Apple iPhone 5S held high by a proud buyer
iPhone 6 Release Final Design May be Sony-Inspired to Drive Shares According to Jeffries, Android Beware

By IBTimes AU

Analysts have been tracking Apple stocks for the longest time and it appears Apple's upcoming hardware cycle will be one of its best yet. Hyunwoo Doh, equity analyst from Jefferies & Co.’s South Korean, shared a positive view of Apple saying that iPhone 6 can boost its shares. (Jul 19)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, SONY, ANDROID

U.S. one-hundred dollar bills are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in Seoul August 2, 2013. Picture taken August 2, 2013.
Australian Dollar Outlook - 18 July 2014

By IBTimes AU

Bell FX Currency Outlook: Amid the geopolitical developments the AUD held its ground near 0.9380 after the Malaysian Airlines news hit the screens, but late in the US session the AUD lost ground and is now nearer 0.9340. (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, INVESTMENT

PC Market in Recovery Mode as Shipments Rise

By IBTimes AU

The prolonged slump in personal computer sales is bottoming out. According to an Associated Press report by Mae Anderson, the demand in the second quarter is bright in all developed markets including North America and Europe. (Jul 11)