Emerging markets are in free fall. Currencies are reeling, stocks are tanking and commodities are sinking, evoking memories for many investors of the financial crisis that hit Asia hard in 1997 and 1998.
Concerns over a slowdown in China have dented confidence, while investors have also fretted over the impact on emerging markets of an imminent increase in interest rates by the U.S. Fed.
But Morgan Stanley has identified eight reasons why it believes this latest turmoil is not as grave as the crisis in the late 90’s.
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