While Japanese stocks have had a summer they’ll want to forget, don’t write off the recovery just yet.
Articles written by Andrew Van Sickle
Stockmarkets can no longer count on the boost from share buybacks.
Stockmarkets have come under pressure from the low price of oil, and there’s no let up in sight.
The FTSE All-World index, which tracks both emerging and developed stockmarkets, has slid to a two-year low.
Glencore’s heavy debt load and the low price of metals have sent investors in the commodities trader running for the door.
Royal Dutch Shell has given up on the Arctic after its first well in the region’s Chukchi Sea turned out to be a dud.
Germany’s Dax index is unusually skewed towards China, and has suffered some major swings due to uncertainty in the Chinese economy.
Mergers and acquisitions deals have reached new heights. But history suggests it won’t last.
The price of rough diamonds is in the doldrums, but the longer-term outlook is more encouraging.
The next deflationary bust is looming, reckons investing guru Albert Edwards. And it will be hastened by China’s devaluation of its currency.