The MSCI Emerging Markets Index climbed 0.7% to 928.85 at 9.52am in London, trimming this week’s decline to 3.1%
~Stephen Kirkland and Pratish Narayanan
Benchmark equity gauges in India and South Korea gained more than 1%. The rupee climbed 0.3% against the dollar and the lira added 0.6%. The Thai baht advanced 0.4% and the Malaysian ringgit strengthened 0.3%, rebounding from three-year lows.
Afren Plc slipped 3.1% after the oil explorer reported that its profit after tax decreased 39% to $62 million in the first half.
Treasuries were little changed, with the 10-year note yield at 2.89%, up six basis points in the week. Bloomberg