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Ukraine Crisis: Global Ramifications

Russia's decision to intervene in Crimea, Ukraine, has several geopolitical ramifications: 1: It demonstrates Russia's willingness and ability to defend its interests militarily in the 'near abroad...

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Big Moves In Emerging Market Currencies

The Chinese yuan has lost 1.6% against the US dollar since end-January, in line with our Asia team's long-held view that multi-year yuan appreciation was not a one-way bet. While the currency is...

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Pharma Majors Face 'Patent Cliff'

Multinational pharmaceutical companies face significant declines in revenue when the patents on their best-selling drugs expire, allowing for the diffusion of cheaper copies. BMI identifies two...

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Emerging Markets Feel The Heat

Central banks across key emerging markets are hiking interest rates in an attempt to shore up investor confidence in the face of tightening US monetary policy. Two of the latest emerging market...

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Top Asian Telecom Markets In 2014

Several Asian countries are set to see their telecoms industries experience major shifts over the coming year. Changes to the regulatory environment could have significant impacts in Vietnam and...

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