Russia may be cheap – but that certainly doesn’t make it good value. If its stand-off with the West goes on, Russia could become a total pariah state in investment terms.
Articles written by Andrew Van Sickle
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has had to intervene to prop up the HK dollar – the first time since 2015. But the peg to the US dollar will remain.
Investors have become a bit more upbeat on the trade outlook, and are looking forward to a “monster” US earnings season.
Investors unnerved by all the talk of a trade war have been able to console themselves with the thought that global growth has soared.
French president Emmanuel Macron gears up to take on the rail unions.
The tit-for-tat trade skirmish between America and China intensified this week with Beijing announcing its own set of tariffs.
The first few months of this year have been a disappointment for markets, says Andrew Van Sickle. Investors can expect more of the same.
The old stockmarket adage of ‘sell in May and go away’ may be a warning that arrives too late this year.
The Canadian dollar, AKA the loonie, has spent most of the past two years recovering from long-term lows against the US dollar. But now it has hit the skids again.
If we end up in a full-blown trade war, investors should head for ‘closed’, or self-sufficient, economies.