Rising rates not always emerging markets' poison

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  • Saturday, 02 Aug 2014

THE taper tantrum was brutal, but rising rates do not have to mean lousy performance for emerging markets.

As investors look to the possibility of rising official interest rates in the United States and Britain in the coming year their expectations are coloured by nasty memories of 2013’s taper tantrum, when bumbled communications by the Federal Reserve caused Treasury yields to spike and emerging markets to suffer.

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