The Market Looks Frothy Based on This Indicator

Barrons | Jan 9, 2021 at 2:49 AM

The Nasdaq/NYSE daily volume ratio is at a 20-year high, based on a 10-day moving average. Blame it on speculation in low-priced stocks. Plus, investment-newsletter commentary on bargains in Hong Kong real estate, a coming surge in capital spending, and the allure of non-U.S. markets.

Tokyo stocks close lower on 1st trading day of year amid virus emergency concerns

Xinhua News Agency | Jan 4, 2021 at 8:52 AM

Tokyo stocks closed lower on the first trading day of 2021 on concerns over the outlook for the domestic economy after Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga suggested his government may soon declare a state of emergency in the capital and its neighboring prefectures amid a resurgence in COVID-19 cases.

Tokyo stocks start year lower on concerns over possible virus emergency

Xinhua News Agency | Jan 4, 2021 at 1:59 AM

Tokyo stocks opened lower Monday on the first trading day of 2021, as sentiment was hit by a possible second state of emergency over COVID-19 being issued for Tokyo and neighboring prefectures amid a resurgence of infections and increasing strain on the health case system.

China tightens regulation for loans to real estate sector

Xinhua News Agency | Dec 31, 2020 at 8:39 AM

The People’s Bank of China and the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission will require domestic banks to limit the ratio between their outstanding property loans and total RMB loans.