…the Bank of Japan’s ¥6tn ($55bn)-a-year equity-buying programme mostly buys exchange traded funds that track the Topix, forcing the central bank to invest in a beast with a very, very long tail. There…
Berkshire Hathaway is badly lagging behind the S&P 500. Warren Buffett’s stubborn approach to capital allocation is a big part of the problem.
Indian shares erased early gains to end nearly flat on Monday, dragged by losses in information technology and state-owned bank stocks, as a flagging economy kept investors cautious ahead of the central bank’s monetary policy meeting later this week.
The 40% allocation into bonds has proven to be a challenge given that Treasury note yields have gone to basement-low levels.
U.S. stocks opened slight higher on Monday, the first trading day of December, as investors digested the latest economic data.
The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Monday.
- Major stock market indices worldwide (Xinhua News Agency: Dec 2, 2019 at 2:15 AM)
U.S. stock indexes dropped on Monday after data showed the U.S. manufacturing sector contracted for a fourth straight month in November as new order volumes slid to their lowest level since 2012.
Xi made the remarks when meeting with Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Three years after China opened its 2.5 trillion yuan ($355 billion) hedge fund market to global asset managers, the industry is discovering just how hard it is to win over the country’s investors.
After a decade of underwhelming returns, value stocks – equities that trade at a lower price relative to their fundamentals – have made somewhat of a resurgence in late 2019.