Emerging-Market Rout Worsens as China Lending Signals Slowdown

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  • Ruble, won among worst weekly performers in emerging markets
  • Developing-nation index falls below 50-day moving average

Emerging-market stocks posted the biggest weekly drop since September and currencies slid as the worsening commodities rout and slowing credit growth in China undermined the outlook for global economic expansion and trade. The Colombian peso slumped to a six-week low, leading currencies lower.

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