equity markets

Rising Inflation Dampening the Mood of Consumers Around the World

May 20, 2022

Amid bear markets, investors periodically test the waters in search of good values. Today has been one such day. The week will end with huge net share price declines, but on this Friday equities closed up 3.0% in Hong Kong, 2.9% in India, 1.8% in South Korea, 1.6% in China and Singapore, 1.4% in Indonesia […] More

Move Out of Risk Assets Extended

March 23, 2018

Stocks slumped 974 points, or 4.5%, overnight in Japan. Equities in the Pacific Rim also lost 3.4% in China, 3.2% in South Korea, 2.8% in Hong Kong, 2.0% in Australia and Singapore, 1.7% in Taiwan, 1.2% in India, and 1.0% in New Zealand. The sell-off continued in Europe with drops thus far today of 1.6% […] More

Decent Data but Equities Fall Anyway

July 25, 2013

British GDP experienced the best quarter in nine, rising twice as fast in the second quarter (0.6%) as in 1Q and to 1.4% above the level in 2Q12.  Britain’s services index in March-May was 0.8% higher than in December-February. The German industrial business climate index of the IFO Institute improved another 0.3 points to 106.2, […] More