Megacap U.S. stocks are carrying the rest of the world. Here are the risks, and where to look for diversification

Megacap tech stocks aren’t just powering the U.S. stock market — they’re also holding the world together. U.S. equities now comprise 70% of the MSCI World Index, the benchmark for large- and... Read more »

BRICS to see highest surge in millionaire population over the next decade

(L to R) Brazil’s President Michel Temer, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, China’s President Xi Jinping, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi pose for a group photo during... Read more »

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day: Asia

Good morning. US inflation data are expected to show abating price pressures. Traders are yanking cash out of inflation-linked bonds. Bitcoin jumps to $50,000. Here’s what’s moving markets. — Isabelle Lee January... Read more »

Strategist says this is the trade to watch if China is really turning around

Mainland Chinese stocks are trying to rebound from five-year lows and it’s starting to look like Beijing is willing to take some action. At least, that’s the view of Clocktower Group’s Chief... Read more »

World Economy Latest: Slower US Inflation Is Set to Fuel Fed Cut Optimism

The pulse of US inflation likely continued to slow at the start of the year, helping to feed expectations that the Federal Reserve will find interest-rate cuts more palatable in the coming... Read more »

Record number of travelers visit city this winter

For many Chinese, Harbin conjures images of ice and steel, a city both cold and tough. But this winter, the heavily industrialized city morphed into a warmly welcoming host, drawing in a... Read more »

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day: Asia

Good morning. US-listed Chinese stocks rebound. JPMorgan’s equity views diverge. Taylor Swift kicks off a tour estimated to be worth $230 million to Japan’s economy. Here’s what’s moving markets. —  Isabelle Lee Source link Read more »

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day: Asia

Good morning. China tightens trading restrictions. Treasuries saw their biggest two-day sell off in months. Investors await a rate decision from Australia’s central bank. Here is what’s moving markets. — Isabelle Lee Source link Read more »

From Green Hype to Bailouts, the Nickel Industry Has Imploded

Just 18 months ago, the world’s biggest mining company was in a nickel frenzy. BHP Group, to much fanfare, had struck a deal with Tesla Inc. to supply it with the crucial... Read more »

(AS) starts trading on NYSE

Wilson products at the Paragon Sports store in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York on Jan. 4, 2024. Jeenah Moon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amer Sports, the Finnish athletic company behind... Read more »

China Factory Activity Expands Again, Private Survey Shows

A private gauge of China’s factory activity expanded for a third month in January, contrasting with weakness in official data that has spurred additional calls for government support. The Caixin manufacturing purchasing... Read more »

Chinese Students Abroad Struggle With Tuition as Economy Falters

When Michael Bai left China to study in Scotland two years ago, his family had investments in businesses ranging from hotels to media to property in a swanky part of Shenzhen. But... Read more »

GROW Investment's Hong Reacts to China PMI Numbers

GROW Investment Group Partner & Chief Economist Hao Hong discusses China PMI numbers and his outlook for China equity markets. He speaks with David Ingles and Yvonne Man on “Bloomberg Markets: China... Read more »

How ‘quiet luxury’ is subtly taking over investor portfolios

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – NOVEMBER 25, 2022: Karin Teigl is seen wearing Hermès yellow leather mini Kelly, Baum & Pferdgarten green leather jacket, Lumina beige cropped turtleneck sweater and vintage checked green yellow... Read more »

China Evergrande Liquidation: What's Next for the Indebted Developer?

Now that a Hong Kong court has ordered the liquidation of embattled property developer China Evergrande Group, the big question is whether that decision will be followed in mainland China, where the... Read more »

Stock market to ‘nowhere?’ Experts see more trouble ahead in China

China may have trouble attracting investors again this year. ETF Action’s Mike Akins sees challenges tied to the country’s ability to generate stock market returns. “It’s kind of the old cliché. Fool... Read more »

How to find a hidden camera in a hotel room or house? We tested 5 ways

Hidden cameras are being found in hotel rooms, house rentals, cruise ships, and even airplane bathrooms, leaving many travelers to wonder: “Could a hidden camera be watching me?” Spycams, as they’re called,... Read more »

China vs. India? Where one Asia investment manager is buying

India stocks have run up so high that China looks relatively attractive, said Abrdn’s Xin-Yao Ng, Singapore-based investment manager of Asian equities. “Just take a fundamental view, there is a lot of... Read more »

Shein IPO: China launches security review

Clothes at the Shein headquarters in Singapore on June 19, 2023. Ore Huiying | Bloomberg | Getty Images China’s powerful internet regulator is conducting a security review of Shein as the fast-fashion... Read more »