Summary: Overall, fund managers’ asset allocations in August provide conflicting views on sentiment.On the one hand, fund managers’ cash remains at the highest levels since the 2011 and 2012 equity lows and the panic in 2008-09. This is normally contrarian bullish.However, allocations to equities rose over the past two months and are above the mean. Cash levels are high because […]
The sheer size and importance of China’s equity markets cannot be overstated. Second in size only to the New York Stock Exchange, the combined value of the Asian country’s stock markets is $14 trillion and change. Or at least it was, before they fell 30 percent, wiping away nearly $2 trillion in value. To put this in perspective, the gross […]
The new European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt.Photograph: BORIS ROESSLER/EPAGood morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the financial markets, the world economy, business and finance.It’s the start of a busy week. Investors are poised for Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting, where Mario Draghi might finally announce a sovereign bond-buying programme.Anticipation of a big QE package has driven government […]
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REUTERS/Mike SegarJohn Childs, who lost his home in the New Dorp Beach section of Staten Island in Hurricane Sandy holds the American flag as he stands on the edge of the beach on the south shore of the island during an event to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island […]
The EQLIM startup, which means ‘region’ or ‘territory’ in Arabic, has launched, aiming to create a subscription service for real-time data about human activity in emerging economies. The Beirut, Lebanon-based startup wants to address the lack of data about the Middle East.It will look at big data covering geopolitics, infrastructure, and commerce, as well as data cross health, environment, agriculture, […]
There’s big bucks in Big Data, but will we be left poorer for it? Mike Wheatley | August 13thREAD MOREWe see stories about how Big Data’s potential to change the world almost every day, especially where big business is concerned. But few people discussed the negatives it could have, such as its potential to disrupt the academic world in a […]
The tourism industry, however, is still reeling from a plunge in visitors to the “Land of the Smile”, they said.Bank of Thailand spokeswoman Roong Mallikamas said the political uncertainty that began late last year had hit the financial market hard. Inflows of foreign funds fell compared to other countries in the region, which weakened the baht, she said.Domestic investors, however, […]
Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: SUTTON-HIBBERT/REXGood morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the financial markets, the global economy, business and the eurozone.Stock markets are starting the week in an optimistic mood, after Japanese economic growth rate was revised sharply higher.Japan’s economy grew by a rip-roaring 6.7% on an annualised basis in the first three months of 2014, not the 5.9% […]
Interview with Haitham Mubarak at Saudi Fransi Capital.
Saudi Fransi Capital (SFC) is the investment arm of Banque Saudi Fransi with a capital of SR 500 million. The Company is licensed by the Capital Market Authority to conduct the full-range of investment activities.
Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul stock market is the largest in the Gulf region. Why does it stand out?
You would say […]
DeClout, the chart looks nice, previously it moves up slowly until recently, there are some activities that push the price up, immediate support level 0.26, can consider to accumulate some at this level, depending how much risk can you take, the next support level 0.23. If enter, place stop loss 1-2 bids below support levelCompany Background