The Nigerian government has bowed to the inevitable and scrapped its currency peg to the US dollar.
Articles written by Andrew Van Sickle
This year has not been kind to Japanese equities. But at these levels, things can only get better for Japan, reports Andrew Van Sickle.
Not long ago, Poland was still the darling of emerging markets. Not so much anymore, says Andrew Van Sickle.
The former Bank of England governor has issued a stark reminder of the importance of holding some gold as portfolio insurance.
Nobody buys bonds at these levels thinking they are attractive. So who is buying, asks Andrew Van Sickle.
Last week S&P threatened to downgrade South African debt to junk status. In the event, it didn’t. But a downgrade looks “almost inevitable”.
Index provider MSCI’s admittance of China’s domestic stockmarket into its emerging-market indices would be a small but symbolic move.
Good news for investors trying to work out the US Federal Reserve’s next interest-rate move. It’s just become a lot easier to predict. The bad news is why.
The companies in the FTSE 350 – comprising Britain’s blue-chips and mid-caps – notched up pre-tax profits of £84bn in 2015, down 38% on the previous year.
The slump in oil prices has badly dented growth in Venezuela, but the damage is also self-inflicted.