Yiannis G. Mostrous

Analyst Articles

After a shaky 2011, the economic outlook this year for Brazil is more favorable. One sector sure to stand out in 2012 is banking, which never succumbed to the excesses that emerged in other countries. Read More

China’s imports are suffering as the country’s domestic economy slows, but fears over Chinese stocks are overblown. After months of weak overseas demand, China’s exports finally seem to be recovering—and the economy’s expected growth rate this year of roughly 8 percent is nothing to sneer at. Read More

Although China’s government had previously broadcast its intent to target slower GDP growth, the global markets were still caught by surprise this week when Premier Wen Jiabao announced a lower target for growth in 2012. China’s economic growth may slow in the near term, but its long-term growth story remains intact. Read More