December 2, 2016 5:31 pm

Investment Banks Face Hit From Brexit


Brexit is the last thing investment banks needed. Friday’s currency swoons and stock rout — triggered by U.K. voters’ surprise decision to withdraw from the European Union — herald even harder times for securities firms already struggling to improve earnings. While some desks made money in the initial turmoil, continued market volatility in the months ahead […]

What Brexit Means for Your Investment Portfolio

Brexit means

Today is not the day to look at your personal pension balance. You probably have less money than you did yesterday, and odds are the market will recover from the shock of the referendum. But the Brexit vote may still have long-term impacts for your wealth. If nothing else it should serve as a reminder […]

6 Reasons to Invest in Africa

Invest in Africa

The conversation about Africa is shifting from one of “deficits” and “gaps” to one about opportunities, prospects, ventures and creativity. That’s not news to companies that have paid close attention to the continent and invested there. The fast growing youth populations, the urbanization expected to drive over 50% of Africans to cities by 2050, and […]

12 Tips for Investing in Cambodia

Investing in Cambodia

Cambodia is a rapidly developing market, and many investors with lower budgets and higher risk appetites are looking closely at this country to make their next pot of gold. Here are some things to take note of before you invest in the Kingdom.     Tip 1: Foreigners should look at condos The Cambodian State […]

High-Risk, High-Reward World of Investing in Startups

Investing in Startups

Both you and your grandma can invest in startups from her living room starting Monday, May 16. That’s thanks to a rule change in the way crowdfunding works that, after years of wrangling, will finally go into effect. The new rule “should open a whole new market for investment capital for very small businesses and […]

5 Debt Funds Will Be Investment amid Falling Interest Rates

Debt Funds

Interest rates are softening. The Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan in his credit policy in early April reduced repo rates by 25 basis points to 6.5 per cent. Rajan hinted at further rate cuts should monsoon be good this year. Bankers too are seeing interest rates softening going forward. “Interest rates should soften during […]

How Installing Solar Panels Can Save Money and the Environment


If I were to select one word that would best describe the way the mood of Americans is heading in terms of society and industry, it would probably be “green.” More and more Americans are sitting up and taking notice of how we treat the world we live in and are concerned with how we […]

Featured Finance Startup: eToro


eToro: Your Social Investment Network Connect with other traders & investors and copy their trades. Our most recent featured finance startup is eToro. eToro is the first global market place for people to trade currencies, commodities, indices and stocks online in a simple, transparent and more enjoyable way. Today, eToro empowers over 2.75 million users […]

The Best and Worst Investments of 2013

2013 Best and Worst Investments

There have been many ups and downs in 2013, and as far as the investing scenarios are concerned, it wasn’t hard to make money in 2013, but there were many losers too. 2013 has been a decent year for stocks and a healthy year for the MFI strategy as well. The best U.S. Large-Cap Stock […]

Why People Should Start Investing at a Young Age

Invest young

One of the key ingredients to building wealth is to start as early as possible. But for most of the young people, life in the 20s is all about experimentation, freedom, fun, change and growth. Often it’s where we make the big mistakes, and learn the most important lessons. It’s no different when it comes […]

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