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Markets prompt adviser asset allocation review: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 19 OCT 2017
... survey have either reassessed or are currently thinking of reviewing clients' asset allocation due to mounting geopolitical risks and overvalued US equity markets. About a third (31%) is uncertain about market valuations over the next six to 12 months ...

Who's afraid of North Korea? Not the South Koreans

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 5 SEP 2017
... meeting at a record low 1.25% - the Bank of Korea's (BOK) only reference to "Kim" was to "closely monitor... geopolitical risks."

Fund manager sells all shares ahead of crash

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAY 2017
... bubble, overvalued Australian equity markets, Chinese property and debt issues later in 2017 and "oversized" geopolitical risks. He added that after liquidating the assets Altair was managing, he would take up to a year off. "The main reason is in my ...

Three for three

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 FEB 2017
... (EU) and their effects; prospects regarding the European debt problem, including the financial sector; and geopolitical risks." The US Federal Reserve marked time on policy too. It kept the fed funds rate target at 0.50%-0.75% after its 31 January - ...

Economic Wrap

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUN 2016
... prospects regarding the European debt problem and the momentum of economic activity and prices in Europe, and geopolitical risks". The BOJ concluded its statement with the usual promise, "It will examine risks to economic activity and prices, and take ...

A negative sum game

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 22 FEB 2016
... uncertainty about emerging market economies' growth prospects, volatility in financial and commodity markets, and geopolitical risks." This was the BOJ's message in its 29 January statement: "Japan's economy has continued to recover moderately... Recently ...

Now where have I heard that before?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 OCT 2014
... risks". To stress its point, the IMF even printed in bold letters phrases it considered significant: "Heightened geopolitical risks", "secular stagnation", "low potential growth", "protracted low inflation". If you haven't come across these phrases -- ...

Fund managers: Tide turning in emerging markets

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 19 AUG 2014
... seen in the past three years." The main risks for emerging markets in the second half of 2014 are likely to be geopolitical risks and interest rate sensitivity. "Ongoing tensions in Ukraine have impacted the Russian economy and the escalation of sanctions ...

Wall Street snubs the IMF

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 25 JUL 2014
... growth forecast for the US economy. But it won't be smooth sailing. "Downside risks remain a concern. Increased geopolitical risks could lead to sharply higher oil prices. Financial market risks include higher-than-expected U.S. long-term rates and a ...

Crimea makes it domestic

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAR 2014
... that region." Though he added that, "... this would be a limited way to look at the situation, because the geopolitical risks in the area could quickly become substantial and generate developments that are unforeseeable of -- and potentially of great ...