As we move into the 2020’s, it’s worth delving once more into the relationship between the performance of Emerging Market (EM) equities and their economies. There persists a view that investors buy or sell EM… Read the article
Like parliamentary majorities and Christmas Toblerones, the stock market is slowly shrinking.
As has been widely commented on, de-equitisation – the substitution of equity for debt – has been accelerating in recent years, largely… Read the article
As investors move on from concerns around oil supply constraints following the recent Saudi oil attacks, oil market commentators are forecasting a large supply-demand imbalance in the other direction in 2020 with supply growth from… Read the article
On 14 September 2019, Saudi Arabia suffered a drone attack targeting the Abqaiq crude oil processing facility and the nearby Khurais oil field. Described as ‘the heart of Saudi production’, Abqaiq processes c.7 million barrels… Read the article
21 year old Kylie Jenner is the world’s youngest self-made billionaire. The company she started over three years ago, selling $29 lipstick kits, recorded $420m sales in its first 18 months. For context, Tom Ford… Read the article
Deteriorating sentiment hits US health insurers
Shares in US managed care companies have taken a beating recently with concerns over potential US healthcare reforms weighing on sentiment. While the S&P 500 Index has recovered from… Read the article
- Following two years of debate against Tech giants, Mark Zuckerberg wrote an article asking for regulation
- Digital platforms had distanced themselves from content editing to ensure immunity granted by a law from 1990s. That law is… Read the article
It’s no surprise that in an ever evolving and complex world where people are constantly overloaded with new information, our natural human tendency is to search for simplicity. We’ve seen this evolve in the investment… Read the article
Come September, the biggest change to the sector structure in the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) history will take place, with more than 8% of the S&P 500 index market cap being re-classified into the… Read the article
Are today’s technology titans exploiting their market position without any attention to broader stakeholder welfare? Essentially, this is the implicit question being discussed in most media today.
Given the recent news flow, it certainly feels… Read the article
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