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Opportunities on UK election uncertainty
For the second time in succes-sive elections, no single British political party is set to govern the country on its own. A hung parliament and coalition government is the likely scenario for the UK, but the make-up is far from certain. Jeremy Lang, ArdevoraHistory...
You CAN make money in ‘death trap’ airlines
There is an old adage in investment: ‘You can’t make money in airlines’. Death trap? This has been true for a number of decades, with Warren Buffett once labelling aviation an investor “death trap”. However, in recent years, the often-maligned sector has been...
Why Ethenea prefers investing in OECD-countries
Guido Barthels explains why Ethenea prefers to invest only in OECD-countries.
Focus on vola-rules by Guido Barthels
Guido Barthels from Ethenea about Investing. Focus on strict volatiltiy rules and only investing in OECD-countries.
Avoid the ‘deteriorating’ high yield credit market: Stenham
The attractiveness of high yield credit has increased in recent months, as the energy-heavy sector was sharply impacted by the disruption in the oil market in the second half of last year. This has resulted in a sharp investor move to the asset class this year,...
“Does Eurozone QE now make “Grexit” more likely?”
Unprecedented stimulus in the Eurozone – sovereign QE, negative deposit rates, depreciating Euro and cheaper oil – is having a positive effect not just on asset prices but also on underlying economic growth. Economic lead indicators in Europe bottomed in October...
Nasdaq Lists The AlphaMark Actively Managed Small Cap ETF
Nasdaq announced that US Bancorp will list a new exchange-traded fund (ETF), The AlphaMark Actively Managed Small Cap ETF (Symbol: SMCP), which will begin trading on The Nasdaq Stock Market today, April 21, 2015. "The AlphaMark Small Cap ETF will provide actively...
Euronext launches spotlight options on Grandvision, D'Ieteren and Ontex
Euronext launches new spotlight options on GrandVision, D'Ieteren and Ontex shares (option trading symbols: GVN, IET and ONT).The spotlight options are available on the derivatives market of Euronext Brussels (D'Ieteren and Ontex) and Amsterdam (GrandVision). Spotlight...
ERI Scientific Beta announces new organisation of its Asia-Pacific activities
ERI Scientific Beta, the smart beta index provider set up in 2013 by EDHEC-Risk Institute, the leading international risk and asset management research centre, has announced a new organisation for its Asia-Pacific activities. Frédéric Ducoulombier becomes Business...
Niek Hoek steps down from Supervisory Board NIBC Bank
Niek Hoek has informed NIBC Bank that he decided to step down from the Supervisory Board of NIBC with immediate effect. Mr Hoek joined the Supervisory Board of NIBC in 2005. NIBC regrets and respects his decision and thanks Mr Hoek for professionally fulfilling...
At 30, Nasdaq-100 Recognized as Benchmark for Innovation
Once considered a pure play on technology stocks, the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX), which celebrated its 30th anniversary on January 31, 2015, has emerged as the de facto benchmark for broad-based innovation, representing the "new global economy," according to a recent...
The US has reached take-off velocity
Schroders Chief Economist, Keith Wade gives his view on the outlook for the US economy ahead of the release of retail sales and consumer confidence data today and tomorrow: "Recent robust US economic data has heightened the prospect of the Federal Reserve...
Susquehanna International Securities, Ltd. becomes Market Maker on TOM MTF
Susquehanna International Securities, Ltd. (SIS), a member of the Susquehanna International Group of Companies (SIG), a leading global trading firm in financial products, has signed a market maker agreement with TOM MTF. SIS’s commitment to become a full market...
Lucas Bols IPO priced at €15.75 per share
Lucas Bols Holding B.V. (“Lucas Bols” or the “Company”), a 440 year old leading global spirits player, today announces that the ordinary shares offered in the initial public offering (“IPO” or the “Offering”) of Lucas Bols on Euronext Amsterdam have been priced...
Dividend returns make equities attractive (Invesco)
Invesco still favors bot US and European equity markets. According fund manager Bernard Aybran the dividend returns are currently quite attractive that is still pushes investors to the equity markets. Bernard Aybran favors equities The QE program will surely...