Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021
International Finance

Tag : December

Wealth Management

Emerging East Asian bond yields fall as region withstands global uncertainty

This covers the period from December 31 to mid-February Bond yields in emerging East Asian markets fell between December 31 and mid-February despite the risk of accelerated pace of interest rate hikes in the United States (US), the Asia Bond Monitor of Asian Development Bank (ADB) said. “Emerging East Asia’s improved growth outlook and strong...
Wealth Management

UK house price index falls for first time in five months

Number of new house buyers grew only marginally in December IFM Correspondent January 20, 2017: A gauge of UK house prices fell for the first time in five months in December as the supply of properties for sale remained weak and values slumped in London. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) said its index...
Economy

US Fed hikes interest rate

The hike is only the second since 2008  IFM Correspondent December 15, 2016: Citing an improving economy, the US Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate on December 14 for the first time in 2016 by a quarter percentage point. In a statement after a two-day meeting, the Fed said policymakers unanimously agreed to lift...