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Fixed income insight: When does bad news in China mean good news for you?

The quick answer is when you’re long AUD bonds. If you’re not sure why, I will duly explain.

Is China really slowing down?

The chaos that is ensuing in Chinese equity markets is part of a wider theme with regards to China – we all expected and continue to expect a significant slow down in the pace of growth. 642 more words

Stocks

Be aware! Betting on rising volatility requires an impeccable timing skill!

Equity market volatility is low. Hence, recommendations to invest in volatility are abundant again. But before you pursue such an investment, let me warn you first. 583 more words

FINANCIAL MARKETS

How's My Crystal Ball?

Prediction is dangerous, especially when it involves the future.”

Yogi Berra                                   

Greece appears to be moving steadily toward implementation of the brutal terms imposed by the troika (EU, ECB, and IMF) as conditions for the provision of more liquidity to Greek banks and a new ESM loan to the government. 464 more words

Politics And The Economy

Trade Idea - GDF Suez

Long position was closed at EUR 17.415 on 22 July 2015.

The realized profit before any taxes and fees is 6.5%

Amazon’s stock is on an absolute tear

Shares of Amazon were up some 20% Friday morning, adding more than $44 billion to the company’s market value, after strong growth in the company’s cloud business drove a surprise quarterly profit. 207 more words

Tech

Many Happy (Asset) Returns - part 1

It can be easy to forget when caught up in day-to-day events and headlines that we’ve been through an incredibly benign and profitable period for any individual or organisation investing in financial markets. 434 more words

Pensions

Philippine Stock Market Research

Does the Ghost Month Really Matter for the PSEi?

July 23, 2015

It has nothing to do with fundamentals but we are curious how the PSEi fared in the ghost month in the last decade. 445 more words

Philippine Stock Market Research