Posted on November 29, 2015
Oil companies (and oil dependent countries) have seen better times: thanks to the continuously falling crude prices they announced layoffs and they are postponing important investments. These may be hard times for them, but one thing doesn’t seem to change: they are still paying big amount of dividend to the stockholders. They have a good reason for that.
Posted on November 22, 2015
Foreign central banks and asset managers are preparing to increase their exposure to yuan denominated bonds, as the IMF will probably approve the inclusion of Chinese yuan into its currency basket in November. Based on market forecasts, yuan will get an initial weighting of 14% in the Special Drawing Right (SDR) basket, which currently make up of the U.S. dollar, euro, the British pound and the Japanese yen.
Posted on November 15, 2015
China has surprised the world when changed its population control policy and has decided to end its 35-year long one child per family rule. It might seem strange that China’s new policy made such a shock when we are in the middle of the third quarter earnings season, the oil price tumble and the European migration crisis but if we take a closer look at it, we understand that this decision project one of the most important problem of the upcoming years.
Posted on November 08, 2015
Many people believe that real estate is the best possible investment – or at least it is probably the most common advice we will hear while we are talking to our friends. But is it really such a great idea to invest our money in real estate? While there are some arguments for it, there are some drawbacks that are not that obvious at first.
Posted on November 01, 2015
When we are investing money there is always a risk involved, but for most of us the size of that risk really matters. If we are good at risk management our investments can have (higher) returns, but if we are not, we can lose our hard earned money. The risks are depending on what kind of investment we chose and how patient we are.