Despite a crash of global equities, caused by negative economic news in China and stock declines, US equities and oil prices still ended up on the week.
The melting of the Himalayan glaciers largely affects the flow of rivers that feed from it, causing flooding and disruption to electricity production.
Difficulties in China have intensified the sell-off in emerging market equities, leading to volatility and even stronger currencies depreciating quickly.
Emerging market small caps have outperformed most major equity indexes this year and can offer investors diverse benefits.
Volatility control is best done systematically and with great discipline, but keeping the mechanism relevant for investors is a human‘s job.
China’s recent renminbi devaluation should not be seen as the latest policy tool in dealing with weak growth and deflation pressures, argues economist Chi Lo.
Considerable churn in the top league of Indian equities can create stock-picking opportunities for benchmarked and unconstrained investors.
Rising temperatures from carbon emissions are the cause of the current drought in California – possibly one of the first of many natural disasters globally.
While there’s no strong correlation between Chinese GDP and the Shanghai Composite Index the recent falls in China’s stock markets do, in our view, have ramifications for the global economy.
China has made huge steps to open its market to foreign investment, but is it ready for a free-market model and can it instil confidence in investors.
This week’s chart of the week comes from the 85th annual report of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), an […]
Currently, we have a positive view on European Equities as based on 4 key factors underpinning valuations and providing potential for valuations to rise.
As monetary policies and and margin trading concerns fade, investors should be reassured that China A-shares look to continue their steady surge forward.
According to EU figures, 50% of food goes uneaten. Globally, one third of all food produced is wasted, amounting to huge environmental and economic costs.
European small-cap equities look best placed to benefit from the real signs of recovery, with small- and large-caps in the US now seeming less compelling.
President of the ECB, Mario Draghi, urges markets to ‘get used to periods of increased volatility’ following data posted suggesting economic recovery.
Due to 3 years of drought in California, water conservation measures have been introduced to reduce water usage, causing problems to the agriculture sector.
After the MSCI’s Market Classification Review, China A-shares are expected to be included in its global indices once some key issues have been resolved.