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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

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Release Date: Interesting Features Seen in Concept Image

By IBTimes IN

Speculations on the release date and features of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 have gained momentum over the last few weeks after the launch of Galaxy S5. Now, a concept image of the phablet has suggested some interesting specifications of the device. (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, GERMANY, ANDROID

Rising Wages Squeeze Bangladesh Garment Makers as Factories Await Upgrades (Representational Image)
Rising Wages Squeeze Bangladesh Garment Makers as Factories Await Upgrades

By Reuters

Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling wages as some global retailers balk at price hikes, leaving less money for safety improvements urged by apparel chains after last year's Rana Plaza disaster. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, EUROPEAN UNION, PAKISTAN, RETAIL, INDIA, INVESTMENT

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Release Date: Will the Device Disappoint Fans Like Galaxy S5?

By IBTimes IN

Samsung Electronics' flagship smartphone, Galaxy S5, which hits the stores on Friday, disappointed many fans when it was unveiled in February, not because it is a device without upgrades, but because it failed to have many of the speculated features. (Apr 11)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, GERMANY, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Asian shares rise as Fed Minutes Soothe Sentiment
Japanese Stocks Sink as Wall Street Selloff Spreads

By Reuters

Japanese shares sank to six-month lows on Friday as an escalating selloff on Wall Street spread to Asia and slugged markets that had been fairly resilient up to now. (Apr 11)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Release Date: Launch at IFA Event like Galaxy Note 3; Specifications to be Upgraded

By IBTimes IN

Samsung has not officially announced the release date of Galaxy Note 4 but an official from the company has reportedly revealed that the much-hyped device will be unveiled at the annual IFA trade fair in September. (Apr 10)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, GERMANY, ANDROID

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 concept image
Galaxy Note 4 Sept 2014 Release Date Confirmed with 64-Bit Chip, Flexible Display, UHD Screen Pixels & LTE-Advanced?

By IBTimes AU

For the Galaxy Note 4 release date, it appears that Samsung is observing the same release cycle from last year by opting to unveil the phablet flagship via the 2014 IFA gadget show in Berlin, Germany and making it available in the immediate weeks to follow. (Apr 10)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, GERMANY, SMARTPHONE, ARCHITECTURE

Apple Inc’s Q3 Release: 2 Sizes iWatch, Low-cost iMac, iPhone 6 – Analyst Predicts

By IBTimes AU

KGI analysts Ming-Chi Kuo notes Apple Inc’s Q3 product launch (Apr 10)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, APPLE INC., STEVE JOBS, HP, IPAD

Awesome iPhone 6 Render with Wraparound Screen, Touch ID Surface as More Clues Point to Apple Phablet Release Date on Q1 2014
Apple Doc Confirms Key Specs Upgrades for iPhone 6 on Release Date? Top Priorities – Large-Screen, Long Battery Life & Under $300 Price Point

By IBTimes AU

The iPhone 6 on release date is huge jump both from the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5, basing on newly-revealed Apple documents that showed the tech giant’s increasing worries over its existing iPhone business model. (Apr 09)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, MANUFACTURING, RETAIL, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Holcim, Lafarge Agree to Merger to Create Cement Giant
Holcim, Lafarge Agree to Merger to Create Cement Giant

By Reuters

Holcim(HOLN.VX) of Switzerland unveiled a deal to buy France's Lafarge(LAFP.PA) on Monday to create the world's biggest cement maker, with $44 billion of annual sales, and launch asset sales worldwide to steer it over antitrust hurdles. (Apr 08)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GERMANY, INDIA, MOROCCO, LAW FIRM, ANTITRUST LAW

World Bank Trims China, East Asia 2014 Growth Forecasts
World Bank Trims China, East Asia 2014 Growth Forecasts

By Reuters

The World Bank trimmed its 2014 growth forecast for developing East Asia but said the region's economies were likely to see steady growth in the next couple of years, helped by a pick-up in global growth and trade. (Apr 07)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, FEDERAL RESERVE, THAILAND, MANAGEMENT, QUANTITATIVE EASING, INVESTMENT