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Emerging-Market Investors Looking to Policy Makers for Answers

  • Goldman Sachs sees buying opportunity, BofA plays defensively
  • Reaction in South Korea and China in focus, analysts say
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Emerging Market Stocks Enter Correction

Emerging-market investors took it on the chin last week, and will be hyper-vigilant about what comes next as volatility roars back to life.

All eyes will be on any responses by policy makers to the rout in stocks, currencies and bonds that has gripped much of the world. South Korean officials may try to stabilize the won to boost spirits as the country hosts the Winter Olympics, according to Woori Bank. Brazilian traders -- who will be spending the start of the week at Carnival celebrations -- want to know if the selloff will impact the central bank’s plan to wrap up the easing cycle.