2013 witnessed a raging bull market across the board. From developed markets to emerging nations, almost all the countries participated in this rally. Thanks to improved economic conditions NYSE:MCHI December 22, 2013 9:21pm
Stephen Simpson:Although the geographical size of China is perhaps not that difficult for North Americans to appreciate, their population is another matter. As China has become the second-largest economy in the world, it is without question transformed into an enormous NYSE:FXI November 2, 2012 3:15pm
Eric Dutram: To start the fourth quarter, many investors were in a nearly in a state of panic over the economic health of China. Growth levels hit a multi-year low of 7.4% in Q3 while worries over protests, labor competitiveness, and a leadership transition also weighed NYSE:CHII October 24, 2012 12:12pm
Randall Mah: The International Monetary Fund has officially agreed to pay $36.7 billion to Greece, bringing the debt-ridden country’s second bailout total to $170 billion. The move was expected after the country’s successful debt swap last week.
Tim Seymour: We are big fans of the Turkish market around here, but it says something when the world’s second-biggest economy, growing at a rate of nearly 9% a year, is trading at the same NYSE:EEM February 7, 2012 12:00am
Randall Mah: A plan by the IMF to raise $600 billion in new funds to help tackle Europe’s (NYSEARCA:VGK) debt crisis helped boost Asian markets to a two-month high. But countries including the United States are warning that any increase in lending by the IMF should supplement European countries’ NYSE:EWA January 19, 2012 3:15pm
Randall Mah: Markets across the world perked up as investors bought about 7 billion euros in Italian bonds on Thursday, leaving yields on 10-year Italian (NYSEARCA:EWI) bonds down at 6.98%, from a record high of 7.56% in November. NYSE:EWA December 29, 2011 2:14pm
Jonathan Yates: Bill Gross recently confirmed a bleak outlook for real estate as he predicted that low interest rates would be maintained by the Federal Reserve for “three, four or five years.” He also stated that the European Central Bank and the Bank of England will continue to keep interest rates low, NYSE:XHB December 20, 2011 1:13pm
Randall Mah: The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il sent Asian stocks, particularly in South Korea, down as uncertainty over regional stability reverberated throughout the Pacific Rim. NYSE:EWA December 19, 2011 12:12pm
Randall Mah: Stocks across Asia continued their downward spiral Friday amid investor worry that Europe’s leaders would not be able to secure the funds to resolve the Eurozone’s continuing debt crisis. NYSE:EWA December 9, 2011 1:13pm
Tim Seymour: The value of so-called ultra prime homes throughout Asia has soared over the past five years as the continent mints ever more billionaires.
The changes are felt especially in Mumbai and Singapore, where prices have more than doubled. NYSE:DRV September 21, 2011 1:13pm
Frank Holmes: Markets in Hong Kong, Vietnam, Taiwan and Korea were closed last week as people across Asia celebrated Moon Festival, one of the culture's most beloved holidays along with Chinese New Year. Moon Festival's origins center around a husband (Houyi) and wife (Chang'e), who were sentenced to live NYSE:EWH September 15, 2011 2:14pm
David Fry: Our goal in this profile is to help investors wade through the many competing ETF offerings available. Using our long experience as an ETF publication, and nearly 40 years in the investment business, we can help select those ETFs that matter and may or may not be repetitive. NYSE:EWH August 24, 2011 6:18pm