Capital outflows evoke the times of Lehman Brothers bankruptcy

Capital outflows evoke the times of Lehman Brothers bankruptcy

Posted on September 05, 2015
Recently, investors have been worrying about market turmoil and falling stock prices that's why foreign portfolio investment turned negative. In addition, a surge of capital outflows has risen on Black Monday the same amount as recorded for the autumn of 2008, during the week of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy.

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Falling Oil Prices – The Winners and Losers

Falling Oil Prices – The Winners and Losers

Posted on August 31, 2015
Oil prices have been falling to record lows for the last few months. This is even more striking, since in the last 6 years we got used to high prices for crude, sometimes over $100. Lately, prices are nearly reaching $40 per barrel, usually staying at around $45-50. Although many analysts believe that prices will not stay this low, there are already both winners and losers.

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Liquidity – What is it and how to keep it high?

Liquidity – What is it and how to keep it high?

Posted on August 09, 2015
The ability to convert assets into cash without huge losses can be quite important sometimes. As well as having high personal/company liquidity to easily meet our short-term or unforeseen obligations. If we have all our money in illiquid assets (eg. a long-term bond or real estate), we cannot use our resources as we intend to for a specified period of time, and that can lead to a liquidity crisis. How can we avoid this serious problem?

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