The Kospi index has just risen to a new all-time high despite South Korea’s political turmoil.
Articles written by Andrew Van Sickle
Investors are taking today’s turbulent times all in their stride, says Andrew Van Sickle. They could be in for a shock.
Gold has slipped to a two-month low of around $1,220 an ounce. But hang on to some, just in case.
The mood in European equity markets is likely to be positive for the next few months, with earnings growth and upward earnings estimates both outpacing America’s.
Donald Trump’s election gave commodities a boost last autumn. But now the trend has reversed, with metals especially weak. The culprit is the key driver of demand: China.
Annualised growth of 0.7% in Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office is the economy’s worst performance since the first three months of 2014. What was that about “making America great again”?
The Nasdaq Composite index, Wall Street’s technology-heavy market, has hit 6,000. But it looks a lot more stable than it did when it hit 5,000 17 years ago.
The economies of Eastern Europe are beginning to motor, with Poland doing especially well.
Donald Trump’s tax plans, designed to grapple with a tax code of 70,000 pages, amounted to just a one-page briefing.
In trying to beat US shale oil producers, Opec has a serious fight on its hands. And it’s only going to get harder.