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Emerging Markets Enter High-Anxiety Phase With Turkey Vote

  • Series of key votes in 2023 are adding volatility to EM assets
  • Turkey, Argentina, Poland will all head to the polls this year
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Upcoming Elections Add Volatility to Emerging Markets
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The potential shifts in the political landscape of emerging markets this year are putting investors on edge, with a slew of upcoming elections adding to pressure on flailing bonds, stocks and currencies.

One of the most-watched elections of the year is less than a week away in Turkey, and other key votes are scheduled in nearly a dozen countries across the developing world. Pakistan, Thailand, Argentina and Poland are all preparing to hit the polls.