Aims to support eurozone's third-largest economy
Highlights 'derailed recovery'
Monitoring developments in other oil-exporting nations
Nomination process begins today
Follows China growth figures and UK inflation
With the US entering a new rate cycle and global growth still weak, industry experts at Investment Week's recent Funds To Watch event reveal how they think markets will perform in the coming 12 months, and where the key opportunities and risks lie.
Earliest date for inclusion is October 2016
Richard Plaskett, client director in J.P. Morgan Asset Management's investment trust team, argues the case for investing in SMEs in Brazil to secure long-term growth opportunities.
Schroders chief economist, Keith Wade, discusses how the slowdown in China is yet to reveal its true impact on German companies, and how the recent influx of immigrants could put budget policy at risk
Emerging market weakness has been so pervasive that many are now extremely sensitive to any marginal positive change, says City Financial's Mark Harris.
Period of adjustment
Capital flight from the asset class
Some managers still remain committed to asset class
After months of capital outflows and uncertainty, the Federal Reserve's decision to hold rates in September could provide emerging markets with some respite.
Global concerns weighed on decision
Officials want currency included in IMF’s Special Drawing Rights
China concerns should keep rates low
I would like to introduce a brand new term called 'false trough spotting'. As a paid-up contrarian, it is my duty to find an asset class that is troughing in price and then declare it as a 'bottom fishing' opportunity.
Three terrible lessons from the Greek crisis
Geoff Lunt, senior product specialist, Asian fixed income at HSBC Global Asset Management, explains why Asia's bond market is set to become more mainstream and no longer a niche option for investors
Greece is 'extreme manifestation' of developed world failings
The FTSE 100 has opened another 0.1% higher after investors grow more optimistic that a deal to stop Greece defaulting on its debt will be struck in the coming days.
The FTSE 100 has fallen to a five-month low in early trading as investors continue to worry about the resolution of latest Greek debt talks.
As the Greek government once again fails to make a breakthrough in its negotiations with the IMF and EU, Barry Norris, founding partner at Argonaut Capital, argues it is time to let Greece go, especially as a 'Grexit' is much more manageable now