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Economics

As Launches Fall to Financial Crisis Levels, Number of Hedge Funds Continues to Shrink

While launches during the third quarter slumped to lows not seen since the first quarter of 2009, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR), hedge fund liquidations in 2016 are on track to hit the highest number since the financial crisis.   The total amount of funds under management...

China's Metals Demand in 2017 could be Decided by These 5 Factors

Investment bank Goldman Sachs wrote in a note on Friday that an extension of this year's price rally in base metals and bulk commodities in China into next year will depend on these five important factors. The bank also listed the five factors.   Property demand...

S&P warned about vulnerability of Asian and Latin American companies

Analysts are observing significant increase in bond yields around the world, similar to that happened during the global financial crisis. This trend is making companies in Asia and Latin America the most vulnerable, since their debt burden has significantly increased during the last decade. This is...

Oil Market won’t Re-Balance untill Second Half of Next Year Even with the Supply Cuts, OPEC says

It would not be until the second half of next year that it won’t result in demand exceeding supply, while speeding up the re-balancing of the global oil market, OPEC said its agreement to cut production.   OPEC said in its monthly report on Wednesday that the reduction of global inventories...

Why Europe should preserve free movement of labour

British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves no hope to achieve the most favorable conditions for "divorce" with the European Union. London would like to simultaneously maintain access to the single market and to strengthen national control over migration. However, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is...

A Potential Trump Trade War has Left these as Market Winners and Losers: JPMorgan

Adrian Mowat, JPMorgan's chief Asian and emerging market strategist is of the opinion that investors should look to counter-intuitive investments in China and Russia to play on the possibility of a trade war under President-elect Donald Trump.   "We could be spending the first half of 2017...

Hopes for Non-OPEC Output Cuts Helps Oil Extend its Gains

Riding on optimism that non-OPEC producers would agree to cut output following a cartel agreement to limit production, Oil prices extended gains for a second session running on Friday.   Seeking the help from non-OPEC oil producing countries in curbing a global glut, the Organization of the...

In Post-Brexit Deal, Banks Want to be Subject to EU Laws for Five Years: Reuters

In a move that is likely to enrage eurosceptics who want to break away from the bloc's legal system as soon as possible, large banks in Britain want the UK government to allow their industry to remain subject to EU laws for up to five years after Brexit.   News agency Reuters reported that...

Blockchain Platform Allows Confidential Trades, says Digital Asset

Digital Asset Holdings has developed a platform to allow traders to use blockchain technology without giving out confidential information on their trades, announced the  blockchain startup that is backed by some of the world’s largest banks.   According to a report issued by the...
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