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Emerging Europe consumption at highest since 2008

Emerging markets have been in the doldrums recently but one region, which had been hard hit by the eurozone crisis, seems to be getting ready for a brisk upturn now.

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Emerging market equities to outperform developed markets

Emerging market equities have been on a roll and are outperforming those in developed markets, bucking the trend of the past few years.

And the outperformance of emerging market equities is likely to continue, John Higgins, chief markets economist at Capital Economics, wrote in a recent research note.

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A fresh bet on emerging Europe equities

Stocks in emerging markets, and especially emerging Europe equities, are in a good position to close the performance gap with those in developed markets, according to the third quarter outlook published by Erste Bank.

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Emerging markets – is the rally over?

There has been a marked change in sentiment towards emerging markets this year, with more investors getting back in after disappointing performance last year.

But three analysts published warnings about the asset class on Monday. While not calling for an abrupt end to the rises in emerging markets stocks and bonds witnessed over the past few months, the warnings serve as a reminder that volatility can come back at any time.

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Emerging Europe Stalling, Even Backtracking on Reforms: EBRD

The reform process has been stalling in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and in the former Soviet countries even since before the crisis, and it has even reversed in some countries, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s Transition Report 2013 shows.

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George Soros: Europe Is ‘Inadequate and Feeble’

The European Union, which for a long time has acted as a catalyst for reforms in emerging Europe and in the former Soviet Union, is now failing to fulfil that function, billionaire investor George Soros said on Wednesday.

Hungarian-born Soros, who has financed many educational, civic and charitable projects in Eastern Europe, made this remark at the launch of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s Transition Report.

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ECB Asset Quality Review Brings Bad News for Emerging Europe

The Asset Quality Review (AQR) that the European Central Bank (ECB) must carry out on banks in the eurozone as part of moves towards becoming the banking union’s single supervisor could increase the deleveraging already happening in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, EBRD chief economist Erik Berglof told Marketmoving.info.

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Demand for Credit in Eastern Europe Rises Again

Subsidiaries of Western European banks present in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe (CESEE) reported an increase in demand for loans over the six months to October for the first time since the crisis started, a survey by the Vienna Initiative showed on Friday.

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