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How to invest in emerging markets

We explain everything you need to know about emerging markets, including what they are, why they are worth considering and how to invest.

Credit rating agencies: everything you need to know

Credit rating agencies have one of the most important roles in the financial markets. Here, we talk about what credit rating agencies are, how they work, some of the different agencies and who regulates them.

Trade-talk doubts and weak data make for a risk-off day

The last 24-hours in financial markets has all been about the trade-war, and global growth. Stock markets traded lower generally, as hopes for a phase-one trade deal between the US and China hang by a thread.

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