The prospect of an economic meltdown in China has been sending tremors through global financial markets at the start of 2016. Yet such fears are overblown. While turmoil in Chinese equity and currency markets should not be taken lightly, the country continues to make encouraging headway on structural adjustments in its real economy. This mismatch between progress in economic rebalancing and setbacks in financial reforms must ultimately be resolved as China now enters a critical phase in its transition to a new growth model. But it does not spell imminent crisis.
In this "crisi period", high-yield real estate investments represent a tangible alternative, the safe harbour some investors are looking for… How to get access to them? As these assets are “off-market”, visibility is limited and reserved to qualified international advisors….
Equity markets tumbled and volatility spiked at multi-year highs. After a short break driven by Ecb's meeting and Mario Draghi's press conference, the new week looks like to resemble the preceeding one. Financial markets remain volatile but there is no evidence of a more pronounced economic slowdown. Thus the recent selling looks overdone.
Recent market volatility in Italy has highlighted the vulnerability of some banks that are still in the process of restructuring. A prolonged period of high market volatility and uncertainty could affect Italia banks' ongoing restructuring plans.
Frontier Markets have a number of attractive features for investors, particular in the current market environment of slow growth in all major economies, rich equities and bonds and low bank deposit interest rates. But private and institutional investors tend to think of Frontier Markets as unexplored. The economies of these countries are generally in earlier stages of economic development, and their capital markets less mature than Emerging Markets.
On 1 March 2015, the transitional period for distributors and foreign funds distributed in Switzerland to become compliant with new regulation expired. Participants are working out how best to navigate and adapt to the new distribution regulatory framework. OpenFunds thoughts it would help by putting together a Q&A covering the most-asked questions about regulatory framework and bodies.
Monaco Growth Announces Investor Conference in Monaco for July 24th – 26th
Regulierung – seit der Finanzkrise prägt der Ruf nach mehr Kontrolle das Banking: Wegen regulator
Die Fonds-Konferenz der SKSF ist eine wichtige, branchenspezifische Plattform für Wissens- und Erfa
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ICDA will return this year to its alpine home for the 38th Bürgenstock Meeting.
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