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Gloom and doom news is good news
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 24 AUG 2015
... glut in commodities which, by extension, dampens the growth outlook for commodity exporting countries - Australia, Canada, Brazil, Russia, the Middle East - which lowers demand some more. And then there's terrorism - ISIS, Bangkok bombings and over the ...
Gold's no longer gold
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUL 2015
... Fund (IMF). Likewise, China is rumoured to be putting its hands up to buy the IMF's remaining 203 tonnes. South Korea, Brazil and even tiny Sri Lanka are reportedly also considering beefing up their holdings of the yellow metal. China, we just learned ...
Australia bottom of the class for portfolio disclosure
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUN 2015
... disclosure. Major emerging markets countries lead the way in portfolio disclosure. They are headed by India, but also including Brazil and South Korea. The Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, and Norway also figure prominently. The United States, the ...
Australia a priority for HSBC despite job cuts
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUN 2015
... confirmed that it wants to reduce its risk weighted assets by 25%. To achieve that, it will sell its operations in Turkey and Brazil, although it will maintain a presence in the latter to serve large corporate clients with respect to their international ...
Van Eck goes local on EM fixed income
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2015
... said. "There's not a generic overall blessing of all local currency markets. A lot of them don't seem to make sense, but Brazil, Zambia, South Africa, and Colombia do pay high interest rates and we think they're too high." "What Brazil is doing is some ...
Market wrap
AAP  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAY 2015
The share market is back in positive territory as iron ore production news boosts the big miners and revived expectations of an interest rate cut help the banks. The miners are the strongest performers after Brazilian giant Vale suggested it might take ...
IMF predicts drop in foreign earnings
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 APR 2015
... decline in 2015 is expected for iron ore, which has seen the greatest increase in production capacity from Australia and Brazil. The IMF also predicts Australia's unemployment rate will rise to 6.4% in 2016, up from 6.2% in 2015.
Emerging markets a no go in 2015
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2015
... retreated to safe havens in developed markets. In the past year there were heavy losses for equities in key regions such as Brazil and Russia according to Legg Mason. The company said the MSCI EM Index fell almost 20% in the fourth quarter of 2014, and ...
The real problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2015
... in the third quarter of last year and by 0.8% in the second - rising inflation in the country prevents it from doing so. Brazil's economic outlook is bogged down by increased political uncertainty (corruption scandal) - despite President Dilma Rousseff's ...
Investment professionals depressed over future employment
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAR 2015
... Australian investment professionals expect employment prospects to improve. This means that "we're out-gloomed only by Brazil (14%), Switzerland (13%) and Germany (12%)," CFA Society of Sydney president Anthony Serhan said. The cheerier end of the spectrum ...
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