Investors were in for a wild roller coaster ride as volatility held the equity market in its jaws in a precarious seesaw movement for a second week in August 2015. All the widely t[...]
Expectations that China’s booming stock market will become increasingly open to foreign investment appear to be growing as authorities continue to reform its financial markets. The[...]
Japan’s benchmark stock index, the Nikkei 225, continued its winning run on May 29 by notching up an eleventh straight day of gains, the longest-winning run since a 13-day streak i[...]
The UK’s benchmark share index, the FTSE 100, sailed through the 7000 barrier for the first time on Friday, March 20, 2015, and closed at just over 7022 – its highest level since t[...]
Gold ended 2014 almost exactly where it began -the price on the year’s final day of trading settled at $1184.10 an ounce, having started the year at $1205. Save for some notable we[...]
As the protests in Hong Kong slow down, the question remains: Will Hong Kong suffer major economic impacts with the demonstrations? Analysts and experts agree that it all depends o[...]
Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter have minted a couple of billionaires and hundreds of millionaires recently by selling their shares to the public. These hot IPO[...]
Look globally and a whole new world of opportunity opens up for investors. Indeed, more investors in the US and Canada are starting to make increasingly shrewd decisions when it co[...]
Japanese stocks were up 57% for 2013 on the Nikkei 225 average, and they could very likely continue to appreciate in 2014. Most of the past two decades have seen Japan’s economy st[...]
Financial advisors at times face big challenges in their careers, but often these situations can really be treated as opportunities. Since the financial crisis of 2008, many invest[...]