The threat of a Russian sovereign debt default is near, but investors are not panicking so far over a potential hit to global financial markets. “While a default is symbolic, it seems unlikely to have significant ramifications, both in Russia and elsewhere,” William Jackson, chief emerging markets economist at CapitalRead More →

*This content is brought to you by Overberg Asset Management By Nick Downing* The full-scale Russian invasion took most political analysts by surprise. The consensus view was that Putin was all bluster about getting concessions from NATO. When the invasion began on February 24, most analysts thought the war wouldRead More →

CAI MENG/CHINA DAILY Foreign institutions increased their holdings of domestic yuan-denominated bonds for 10 consecutive months, rising by 66.3 trillion yuan ($10.49 billion) to 4.07 trillion yuan at the end of January, China’s Bond program showed. Connect. Among them, foreign institutions’ bonds on deposit with China Central Depository & ClearingRead More →

It has been two weeks since the world woke up to the terrible news of a Russian attack on Ukraine. Notwithstanding the incalculable costs in terms of human lives, as well as human capital and physical infrastructure, we have witnessed much turbulence in the financial markets. So what has happenedRead More →

The Simplicity KiwiSaver program has been ordered to remove an ad campaign after the Autorité des Marchés Financiers found it was “likely to mislead” consumers. The FMA said Simplicity’s “All Greys” ad campaign, which included the statement “get out of the game whenever you want, retire with up to 20%Read More →

Since the outbreak of the Russian-Ukrainian war, global capital markets had experienced the initial plunge on February 24, then stabilized and rebounded on the second trading day of February 25. The three major U.S. stock indexes closed collectively, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq up 2.51%,Read More →

Investors pulled out of European equity funds this week as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens to crush growth in the region and drive up inflation. Net outflows from European equities hit $6.7 billion in the week to March 2, the highest in five years, according to EPFR data compiled byRead More →

“Over the few years Carl has been with Katten, he has developed meaningful relationships with colleagues and clients and demonstrated effective leadership skills, which has positioned him as an excellent candidate for this program,” said Leslie Minier, Katten’s Chief Diversity Partner. “Carl is a talented lawyer, who has a deepRead More →

Arman Shirinyan Ethereum Balances on Centralized Exchanges Rise as Crypto Market Panicks Inflows into cryptocurrency exchanges surged as crypto markets faced a wave of correction caused by the bloodshed in traditional financial markets. According to Glass node dataEthereum balances on exchanges hit a three-month high of 14,795,397 ETH. The riseRead More →

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speaks during the annual Munich Security Conference, in Munich, Germany February 19, 2022. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has unveiled some details of the sanctions Moscow will face if it invadesRead More →

Taipei, Taiwan – (Newsfile Corp. – February 19, 2022) – Aldwin Callen held a press conference on Tuesday to announce that he had designed an CPI product to protect new customers from downside protection for the first 180 days. Investors have had something of a bumpy ride since the pandemicRead More →

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AETOSWire): Seven Capitals, the largest equity brokerage in the United Arab Emirates, is transcending international borders with its plan to launch the Institute for Financial Market Studies – a first in industry in India. Understanding the gap and the requirement to spread financial literacy, the InstituteRead More →

A phone conversation Saturday between President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin did nothing to ease the tension over a massive Russian military buildup around Ukraine, a senior administration official told reporters. The standoff prepared investors for further volatility this week, with stocks already struggling amid inflation concerns and signalsRead More →

RIYADH: SPACs could reshape Gulf financial markets, bringing together savvy investors and disruptive startups. Last week, the Abu Dhabi stock exchange, known as ADX, introduced its first SPAC framework, paving the way for these types of companies to launch on the exchange. A SPAC, also known as a blank checkRead More →

© Reuters. Chris Kuiper, head of research at Fidelity Digital Assets, is convinced that (BTC) should be treated separately from other digital assets and believes that it plays an exclusive role in investors’ portfolios. Fidelity’s latest digital assets reporttitled Bitcoin First, targets two main concerns that Fidelity customers have raisedRead More →

IT was long overdue — the earthquake in financial markets, and now it’s here. The fact that interest rates are entering the rising cycle is not a surprise, even if, however prepared investors are for the financial earthquake, it is more than difficult to predict in advance the extent andRead More →

Veteran hedge fund manager Ray Dalio says financial markets are entering a new era as crypto assets may become more vulnerable to government regulations. In a new interview on The David Rubenstein Show, the billionaire says the days of “cheap money” are ending as the Federal Reserve loses the abilityRead More →

Even by recent standards of destruction wrought by climate change, the December wildfires in Boulder County, Colorado were particularly haunting. Within hours, if not minutes, fires engulfed entire homes, then entire neighborhoods. Families had little time to collect their belongings, if they could go home. The fires caused at leastRead More →

Applications are now open, the deadline to apply is March 8 PHILADELPHIA (PRWEB) February 02, 2022 What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for the upcoming Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists virtual program. The March 2022 program will feature Wharton professors Itamar Drechsler, Emilie FeldmanRead More →

PHILADELPHIA CREAM, February 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — What: The Wharton School is pleased to invite business journalists to apply for the upcoming Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists virtual program. the March 2022 the program will include Wharton professors Itamar Drechsler, Emily Feldman and Jules van Binsbergen which will feature “TheRead More →

by Barbara Jacquelyn Sahakian, Fabio Cuzzolin, Wojtek Buczynski, The Conversation Suitable for Zstudio/Shutterstock“width=”800” height=”394″/> AI is all about analyzing huge amounts of data, so why isn’t it used more in trading? Credit: Fit Zstudio/Shutterstock Artificial Intelligence (AI) has now closely matched or even surpassed humans in what were previously consideredRead More →

European stock markets fell on Friday as the end of a highly volatile trading week around the world neared, with investors weighing expectations of an economic recovery against soaring inflation, rising interest rates interest and with mixed benefits. Meanwhile, Wall Street opened higher on signs that inflation may ease, whileRead More →

The UK’s FTSE100 was the only market to stay below its pre-pandemic value in 2021 (Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images) But comparing the state of UK financial markets with Europe and the US can give us a clearer picture. This image is complex, but disturbing. Of the three broadly similar economicRead More →

European Union flags are seen outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Gamification has introduced a new generation of retail investors to financial markets who may not be awareRead More →

By As the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) is at the forefront of China’s reform and opening-up, Standard Chartered has established its GBA center, aiming to make better use of its benefits and contribute to the region’s financial sector, Anthony Lin, Greater Bay Area Managing Director, Standard CharteredRead More →

How “Stablecoins” Could Trigger Chaos October 07, 2021 Dollar pegged cryptocurrencies are proliferating rapidly. But without regulation, these so-called stablecoins pose serious risks to the US financial system, argue Gary B. Gorton of Yale SOM and his co-author. Should governments print money to survive the pandemic? March 22, 2021 CentralRead More →

Adam Smith wrote of the “invisible hand”, whereby the pursuit of the self-interest of individuals in free and competitive markets advances the interest of society as a whole. And Smith was right: free markets have generated unprecedented prosperity for individuals and societies. But, because we can be manipulated or trickedRead More →