EMERGING MARKETS-EM stocks firm as focus shifts to growth in 2020; rand slips on weak data

Emerging market stocks hovered near 19-month highs on Friday as investor attention turned to economic growth in 2020 after the easing of geopolitical tensions between the United States and Iran, while South Africa’s rand fell on disappointing data. Reuters: Company … Read more…

Labour’s Left Wing Sees Jeremy Corbyn and a Socialist Future Emerging From the Wreckage of Brexit

LONDON—The more damaging the fallout from Britain’s clumsy efforts to leave the European Union, the greater the chance that an angry population will sweep the Conservative government from power and embrace a truly radical alternative. That’s not to say Jeremy … Read more…