Commentary: Emerging markets spoil IMF optimism
By Desmond Lachman in Washington
The IMF is pinning its hopes for a much-needed boost to the world economy on an emerging market rebound in the second half of 2019. But continuing calamities in major emerging economies undercut such optimism. Argentina seems likely to befall more problems in the lead up to its presidential election in October, and Turkey’s currency crisis is equally unlikely to abate in the near term. In Brazil, the first 100 days of President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration are dashing investor hopes that the country could pursue serious economic reform.
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