To the day, it is ten years since the bottom of the bear market and what an extraordinary bull market it has been. Since Wall Street, by and large, sets the tone for the rest of the world, it’s market … Read the rest
Global markets, albeit jittery, have recovered sharply this year as investors and traders believe that monetary ease will continue.
“The very gradual monetary tightening process is on pause and has become less predictable,” says Claudio Borio, Head of the Bank … Read the rest
GLOBAL investors seeking value have been switching money into Asian and emerging markets. But following steep rallies from the depressed levels in December, several analysts are cautioning that markets are overbought.
“The rotation from developed markets equity funds to emerging … Read the rest
The BIS, the central bank’s central bank, is renowned for its warnings about the global financial system.
Claudio Borio, head of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) BIS’ Monetary and Economic Department spells out the dangers: “Since the early 1980s … Read the rest