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ISTANBUL: Turkish stocks may have ascended to record highs this week, but they are unlikely to close a gaping discount to historical valuations because of a batch of local factors that temper investor enthusiasm, according to Neuberger Berman.
TOKYO: Stocks were steady in early Asian trade on Wednesday as investors awaited the signing of an initial U.S.-China trade deal, with sentiment somewhat dented by comments from the U.S. Treasury Secretary's that tariffs would remain in place for now.
NEW YORK: Oil prices rose and a gauge of global equity markets hit a new high on Tuesday as investors awaited a China-U.S. trade deal they hope will spur world growth after the economy in 2019 saw its weakest year since the financial crisis.
With world markets rallying to record highs, what is it that will stop this momentum forward? Geopolitics has surfaced in a big way, right at the beginning of the year, with the US killing of top Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani in a drone attack.
Welcome 2020! For me, the past year is best remembered as one of reckoning for central banks – the relentless wave of cheap money provided set the bond markets racing higher, spreading negative yields in Europe and Japan, and prompting rate-setters, financiers and investors to pause (and even hesitate) on what to do next.
The new year has arrived and fund managers are gearing up strategies to outperform a volatile and uncertain investing climate.
SINGAPORE: The currency is set to extend losses as a truce in the US-China trade war and signs that global growth is improving sap demand for haven assets.
KUALA LUMPUR: Equities are going to outperform bonds over the next six to 12 months, and this will be led by the US and eurozone, according to Standard Chartered’s wealth management advisory in its 2020 outlook report entitled “A balancing act.”
HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s economy is set to contract in the fourth quarter as the city reels from six months of violent social unrest, the financial chief said Sunday.
PETALING JAYA: The uncertainty on Malaysia’s political transition, an ongoing trade war between the US and China, fears of a recession and the US Presidential elections are just some of the risks that could affect the performance of Malaysian stocks in 2020.