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Weight Watchers

Nuttiness in China’s corporate bond market?

2015-10-20T09:48:22.000Z<p>By: David Keohane<p>ICYMI, China’s corporate bond market has gotten a little weird.<p>Take this (is nuts) list from HSBC (in a note …

Markets

The debt is coming from inside the house, India edition

2015-10-21T09:28:16.000Z<p>By: David Keohane<p>Consider this:<p>That, from Credit Suisse’s Ashish Gupta and team, covers ten of India’s most indebted …

Finance

How is Canada doing these days?

2015-10-23T17:10:12.000Z<p>Canada’s Liberal Party dominated the election earlier this week — and it wasn’t just because Justin Trudeau, the new Prime …

Economics
Economics

Here’s How Much Money Was Wiped Off Global Stock Markets Last Quarter

Global equity markets suffered a bruising third quarter, shedding $11 trillion worth of global shares over three months, according to Bloomberg.<p>It …

Stock Markets
China

2015 Is Turning Out to Be a Terrible Year for Investors

For investors around the world, 2015 is turning into a year to forget. Stocks, commodities and currency funds are all in the red, and even the measly …

Stock Markets

Developing Local Currency Bond Markets? Can Help Insulate Asia from Volatility

By Sean Creehan<p>As previously covered in Pacific Exchange, many Asian borrowers increased their U.S. dollar-denominated debt in recent years amid the …

The money wave hitting emerging markets

AS WESTERN countries struggled out of the financial crisis in 2009, they hoped emerging economies in Asia and Latin America could be relied upon to …

Economics

Which sectors have increased exposure to exchange rate fluctuations?

Debt held by firms in emerging market economies in a currency other than their own poses extra complications these days. When the U.S. Fed does …

Economic Development

India Has Overtaken the U.S. and China to Top Spot in a Key World Foreign Investment Table

India’s burgeoning economy attained another major milestone on Wednesday, as the South Asian nation surpassed both China and the U.S. to become the …

India

Investors pull $1 trillion from emerging markets in a year

Investors can't get their cash out of emerging markets quickly enough.<p>Money has been pouring out of developing economies at a faster pace, and for longer, than during global financial crisis of 2008 and 2009, according to data from NN Investment Partners, an asset manager based in the …

Stock Markets

Did China just start currency war?

What happened in China?<p>In three consecutive days last week, the People’s Bank of China devalued the national currency, with a 4.4 percent overall …

Fear the Strength of the US Dollar

<b>Emerging-Market debt crisis, epic USD short squeeze, big losers.</b><p><i>By Christine Hughes,</i> <i>Canada.</i> <i>Chief Investment Strategist,</i> <i>OtterWood Capital</i><i>:</i><p>The …

Drop in currency rates responsible for fall in hotel room prices in Dubai

Published on : Monday, August 24, 2015<p>Hotel room rates in Dubai are consistently falling. Currency fluctuation is being treated as a major reason for …

Liquidity disappears amid market volatility

When ASX chief executive Elmer Funke Kupper was asked what we learned from Monday's crazy moves in financial markets he said investors can at least …

China's property market opens wider to foreign investment

China's property market opens wider to foreign investment<p>Photo taken on Dec. 6, 2014 shows a commercial apartment project in Shaoxing, east China's …

World faces a $1.23 trillion foreign investment vacuum

The collapse in oil prices and China's economic malaise could bring a retreat of foreign direct investment and capital to the West<p>The importance of foreign capital in the economies of major developed nations divides opinion.<p>Critics argue that the flood of money and foreign direct investment into …

Wal-Mart's Massmart Profit Drops 26% on Currency Pressure

Massmart Holdings Ltd., the South African food and goods wholesaler controlled by Wal-Mart Stores Inc., said first-half profit fell 26 percent as the …

Africa