Financial capital is the money used by business entrepreneurs to purchase their raw materials and other essential materials to make their products or services. (https://www.boundless.com/economics/definition/financial-capital/) •
Movement of capital across national borders is beneÖcial to all countries, as it leads to an e¢ cient allocation of resources that raises productivity and economic growth everywhere. •
Developing countries, also known as the emerging markets, are fast becoming the driver of global growth. Why invest in emerging markets? To cash in where the growth is today, and for the foreseeable future. •
•Morgan Stanley's Emerging Markets Index consists of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and Venezuela. •
Around 70% of world growth over the next few years will come from emerging markets, with China and India accounting for 40% of that growth. Adjusted for variations in purchasing power parity, the ascent of emerging markets is even more impressive: the International Monetary Fund forecasts that the total GDP of emerging markets could overtake that of the developed economies in 2014. •
Young Working Age Populations- Most emerging markets have young working age populations that can contribute to the economy and keep retirees from the poor house. For example, India and Brazil have high ratios of working-age to retired populations. The bulk of India's population is under 44, and that trend is in place up to 2030. China's population is getting older, and the US population remains flat, with not enough working age people to pay taxes on entitlement programs like Social Security and Medicare for retirees. •
Brazil is hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the Summer Olympic Games in 2016. That doesn't only have the country feeling proud of itself, it also has...
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