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Economy

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2016 is likely to see uneven global growth, low inflation & easy monetary conditions December 14, 2015 2015 has been a messy year for investors as worries about China, emerging countries and the Fed caused volatility and uneven returns across asset classes. Australian shares continued to underperform. 2016 is likely to see continued okay but...
Economy

China slowdown is bad news for Asian countries

However, India bucks the trend, grows at a steady pace Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya December 9, 2015: Countries in Asia are facing a tough time as economy in China shows no signs of improvement. Though the slowdown is bound to impact the world as China has been one of the main engines of economic growth, the...
Economy

What to expect in 2016

Shaun Port, Chief Investment Officer at Nutmeg shares his views on 2016 Shaun Port December 3, 2015: The big winners in 2015 were European and Japanese stocks, and the US dollar.  Emerging markets and commodities were the big losers.  Nutmeg expects similar trends in the first half of 2016. UK Along with Japan, the UK...
Economy

More concern about Chinese economy

Survey reveals uptick in late payment of B2B invoices October 23, 2015: Concern over China’s economic performance persists, causing a further downward revision of its 2016 growth forecast from 6.9% this year to 6.7% in 2016. Atradius survey shows an uptick in late payment of B2B invoices in China. This can have a knock-on effect on...
Uncategorized

UK property continues to surge ahead

Investor confidence rebounds in October but, the Lloyds Bank Private Banking Investor Sentiment Index indicates, caution remains in the market October 19, 2015: October saw a rebound in investor confidence, after September’s record falls, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Private Banking Investor Sentiment Index. Overall investor net sentiment for these areas became more positive...
Economy

From ‘Made in China’ to ‘Innovate in China’

Huge capital and investment power will make the country a force to reckon with Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya September 8, 2015: In the West, people often opine that Chinese are not innovators but just copiers who can make a product at a cheaper rate. If somebody mentions inventions, like gunpowder and printing press which were invented...
Economy

Insurance companies staring at $1.5 billion Tianjin bill

Two massive explosions in a warehouse in the Chinese port have killed more than a hundred people, left hundreds more injured and devastated large parts of the city Tim Evershed August 21, 2015: Insured losses from the explosions that rocked the Chinese port of Tianjin on August 12 could rise to over $1.5 billion making...
Fintech

Did China just float the yuan?

Sort of… People’s Bank of China announced a significant liberalisation of the yuan’s exchange rate regime John J Hardy August 14, 2015: The People’s Bank of China devalued the Chinese yuan overnight by almost 2% and announced a significant liberalisation of the yuan’s exchange rate regime, a move that has roiled currency and asset markets...
Business Leaders

‘With AIIB around, ADB will no longer be complacent’

ADB was not doing much lending before as Japan was too busy trying to put its own house in order Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya July 31, 2015: Since the day China announced its intention to set up Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), US has been skeptical about its intention. Same with Japan. Though initially, supporters were...
Fintech

M-commerce set to leave e-commerce behind

However, companies need to invest more in mobile commerce to make the experience seamless for consumers Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya July 22, 2015: In the last decade, the one revolution that has taken everybody by storm is probably the evolution of mobile phones. From a device meant for making and accepting calls to a multipurpose gadget,...