Emerging-Market Stocks Drop on China Curbs as Ruble Strengthens

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Emerging-market bonds fell for a second day
as a regulatory crackdown on high-risk domain trade led to the
biggest subjection in Chinese equities given 2008.

Citic Securities Co. and Haitong Securities Co., China’s
two biggest listed brokerages, forsaken by a 10 percent daily
limit in Shanghai after they were dangling from lending money
to new clients. A sign of record companies headed for the
highest tighten given Nov after India’s Wipro Ltd. reported
better-than-estimated earnings. The ruble rose after Standard
Poor’s behind a preference on either to cut Russia’s sovereign
rating to junk. The Ibovespa snapped a two-day rally.

The MSCI Emerging Markets Index declined 0.3 percent to
954.25 during 10:57 a.m. in New York, a second day of losses. The
gauge is down 0.2 percent given a start of a year as a
plunge in Brent wanton outweighed a bigger-than-forecast increase
in Chinese exports. Crude, that slumped roughly 50 percent last
year, forsaken from a one-week high in London and New York today
as Iraqi prolongation rose to a record.

Chinese regulators changed to cold down a batch marketplace by
tightening norms for trade with borrowed money. Their action
came after superb domain loans in a nation almost
tripled given Jun and bank lending to companies for investing
in financial markets surged to a top on record.

“A tighter hold on domain lending is carrying a large impact
on a market,” Maarten-Jan Bakkum, an emerging-market
strategist during ING Groep NV in The Hague, pronounced by e-mail. “It
shows once again how many a Chinese marketplace has been driven by
liquidity and technicals. Risk stays high there. The rest of
the rising universe is not unequivocally influenced by this.”

Citic, Haitong

The Shanghai Composite Index, that had rallied 67 percent
in a 12 months by final week, plunged 7.7 percent today.
That was a biggest shelter given Jun 2008 and pushed a 30-day sensitivity on a magnitude to a top turn in five
years. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index of mainland stocks
traded in Hong Kong tumbled 5 percent, a many given November
2011. The yuan enervated 0.2 percent contra a dollar.

Citic, Haitong and Guotai Junan Securities Co. were
suspended from lending income and bonds to new clients for three
months, a China Securities Regulatory Commission pronounced on Jan.
16. The regulator punished 9 other brokerages for offenses
including permitting utter investors to open margin-trading
accounts. The China Banking Regulatory Commission criminialized banks
from lending to companies for trading.

Russia’s Micex Index fell 0.9 percent, erasing earlier
gains of as many as 2.3 percent.

Technology Shares

A sign of information-technology companies, a best-performing attention organisation this year on a emerging-markets
index, rose 0.9 percent. Wipro modernized a many given July
2013. India’s SP BSE Sensex Index climbed to a six-week high.

Brazil’s Ibovespa index mislaid 0.8 percent as consumer stocks
slid. Analysts reduced their opinion for Brazil’s economic
growth in 2015 to 0.38 percent from 0.40 percent, according to
the median foresee in a executive bank consult published Monday.

Nigeria’s benchmark index rallied 2.5 percent, a biggest
gain given Christmas. Thai shares modernized 1.2 percent, led by a
9.7 percent convene in Bank of Ayudhya Pcl.

Samsung Electronics Co. (005930), a world’s biggest builder of
smartphones, climbed 2.1 percent, a steepest allege in a
month, to lead South Korean equities higher.

To hit a reporters on this story:
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Harry Suhartono in Jakarta at

To hit a editors obliged for this story:
Daliah Merzaban at
Srinivasan Sivabalan, Rita Nazareth

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