I found myself at Selfridges this week, specifically in what the London retailer says is the world’s largest shoe department.
China has defied predictions of a hard economic landing for some time now so it is somewhat unsettling to see investors positioning for a sharp slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy.
The opinion on Turkey’s unorthodox monetary policy mix is turning as rapidly as global growth forecasts are being revised down.
Volkswagen's Brazil car factory. Sales are booming as the economy roars ahead
Yet another guardian of market orthodoxy has uttered what was once an unspeakable heresy.
Given the ubiquity of BRICs and PIGS, it seems everyone else in the financial and business world is attempting to conjure up catchy acronyms to group economies with similar traits. All with varying degrees of success.