Volatility control is best done systematically and with great discipline, but keeping the mechanism relevant for investors is a human‘s job.
The FOMC note that a policy rate rise would occur with an improvement in the labour market, likely to be in September, followed by a gradual normalisation.
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.
A more detailed grasp of the sources of economic risk could help a portfolio manager adjust allocation of risk sources as and when required.
Considerable churn in the top league of Indian equities can create stock-picking opportunities for benchmarked and unconstrained investors.
Despite headwinds from the crisis now fading, evidence shows a decline in the US growth rate as these issues prove to be more persistent than first thought.
Understanding the factors that support or weaken a pension fund’s funding ratio is important since it forms the basis of […]
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.
The commentary observes weaker demand in the Chinese market causing commodity producing countries to fall versus the US dollar, which continues to rally.
Much like in America, the Canadian GDP slowed in the first quarter of 2015, yet several factors make the developments in Canada more worrisome.
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 […]
Shareholders should be encouraged to invest more ‘skin in the game’ despite the increased risk as they look to get greater returns from their investments.
Currently, we have a positive view on European Equities as based on 4 key factors underpinning valuations and providing potential for valuations to rise.
Since ECB president, Draghi’s ‘bumble bee’ speech, we have seen the return of volatility and can expect a tightening of ECB committment to the euro.
Having updated our investment outlook for the second half, we are now neutral on equities, long on high-yield corporate bonds and short the euro.
As monetary policies and and margin trading concerns fade, investors should be reassured that China A-shares look to continue their steady surge forward.