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Flash: Further calamity expected for emerging markets – BMO Capital Markets

FXstreet.com (New York) – We foresee more distress in the developing market FX space in the run-up to and during QE tapering, but we’re currently disposed to view recent weakness here as part of the adjustment, notes Greg Anderson at BMO Capital Markets.

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“The concurrent buying of the domestic currencies by their respective central banks as more of a smoothing exercise rather than a preventative one. Turkey, Brazil, India, South Africa, and Indonesia, all run sizeable current account deficits, so although policy makers are in for difficult battles ahead, these adjustments triggered by a forthcoming, gradual halt to Fed balance …read more