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Oil, Populist Leaders and the Dollar: Guide to Emerging Market Risks in 2019

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Emerging markets are tentatively picking themselves up from the floor after a rout that’s wiped about $5 trillion off the value of stocks since January. But the reprieve may not last long.

Rising rates in the U.S., a stronger dollar, Beijing and Washington’s trade war, lower oil prices and the emergence of populist leaders in Latin America’s two biggest economies could all weigh on markets.