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Finance Glossary

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Emerging Market


China was once viewed as an emerging market. Now that it owns a huge chunk of our debt, we can all agree that it has emerged. The notion of an emerging market is one that carries political and economic risk - but great reward potential in that its intrinsic economy is growing at a rapid rate.