Many Germans burnt their fingers badly in the stockmarket in the late 1990s, and have continued to be wary of equities. But now, lousy returns on savings accounts have clearly started to irritate people and promote risk-taking.
Articles written by Marina Gerner
The Indonesian president, Joko Widodo, has won a second five-year term. Global investors will be watching him carefully.
The rally in global equities may have further to go as investors return to the market.
Last year, China’s economy suffered from the trade war with the US and the stockmarket was slumping. So Beijing decided to switch gears and stimulate the economy once again. It appears to be working.
While the trade war between the US and China may now be settled in negotiations, a new trade dispute is looming over the global economy.
Last year emerging market stocks fell by nearly a quarter, says Marina Gerner. But in 2019 it has been a different story.
Far more cash Isas are set up than stocks and shares Isas, says Marina Gerner. That’s odd given the higher returns from stocks in the long run.
Voting in the world’s largest election began this week in India and this time investors are looking forward to the results.
Industrial orders in Germany have seen their sharpest drop in more than two years, defying hopes of a rebound in Europe’s largest economy. So what’s gone wrong?
US stocks are going from strength to strength as improved data drives confidence. Marina Gerner reports.