MINT, BRICS, And The Fragile Five

Via the Business Insider, an article on an interesting Venn Diagram tweeted by economist Duncan Weldon:

emerging market acronyms

At the moment, everyone’s focused on the group in the center, the Fragile Five, since each of those have unique domestic stories threatening their growth status. The circle on the right, the BRICS, is the old grouping of hot emerging market. The circle on the left, the MINT countries, are the new hotness.

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