How will US interest rates affect emerging markets?

While the rate hikes were initiated to help the US domestic economy, higher interest rates are nevertheless likely to impact emerging markets.

Will cryptocurrency expansion continue among emerging markets in 2022?

Emerging markets were at the forefront of last year’s massive growth in global cryptocurrency adoption. With this growth widely tipped to continue into 2022, a range of countries will see their crypto markets mature or expand.

Which emerging markets are looking to bolster electric vehicle production?

Thailand is not alone in the region when it comes to building up its EV capacity, with Indonesia also unveiling a series of measures in recent years.

Indonesia’s role in ASEAN’s energy transition

This ESG Intelligence report details the country’s growing role in the global ESG ecosystem, with a focus on topics such as national progress towards renewable energy goals

How are emerging markets combatting cryptocurrency-related crime?

A record $14bn in digital currencies were transferred to illegal addresses last year, according to blockchain data platform Chainalysis, up 79% on the $7.8bn recorded in 2020.

How fintechs are revolutionising remittances in emerging markets

Remittance flows tend to be more stable than broader capital flows. They also tend to be countercyclical, increasing during downturns or catastrophes, when other capital flows generally dwindle.

Which emerging market universities are driving growth in patent filing?

According to the UN World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), a record 277,500 international patents were filed in 2021. China was once again the world’s top filer, having overtaken the US in 2019.