Asia markets extend rally as Hong Kong eyes record

Asian traders continued their blistering start to the year on Monday with most markets rising and Hong Kong within spitting distance of its record high, while the euro extended its gains against the dollar. Wall Street once again provided a strong lead on the back of optimism about corporate earnings in light of Donald Trump’s tax… Please follow and like us:

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Hedge Fund AUM to reach an all-time high in 2018 for the 10th year in a row?

Each year, Agecroft Partners predicts the top hedge fund industry trends stemming from our contact with more than two thousand institutional investors and hundreds of hedge fund organizations. The hedge fund industry is dynamic, and participants are best served by anticipating, rather than reacting to, change. Below are Agecroft’s 9th annual predictions for the biggest trends… Please follow and like us:

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Asia markets swing as traders focus on Fed meeting

Asian markets swung in and out of positive territory on Wednesday as investors brushed off another record close on Wall Street and looked ahead of the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting. The Dow and S&P 500 clocked up another day of all-time highs, lifted by financials ahead of an expected interest rate hike by the Fed,… Please follow and like us:

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Asian traders extend global rally after US jobs data, eyes on Fed

Most Asian markets rose Monday, tracking fresh records on Wall Street following forecast-busting US jobs data, as investors eyed the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting later this week. US data on Friday showed 228,000 jobs were created last month and unemployment held at a 17-year low, reinforcing the view that the world’s number one economy is… Please follow and like us:

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Asian markets on course for broad gains after volatile week

Asian markets rallied on Friday, bringing a volatile week to a positive end as tech firms extended their rebound while investors tracked advances on Wall Street following reports Donald Trump is planning to unveil a big-spending public works plan. Global equities have struggled this week, hit by profit-taking, fears over the progress of a probe into… Please follow and like us:

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Asian markets track Wall St up as US jobs come into view

Asian markets edged up in muted trade on Thursday while the dollar held gains following a third-straight record close on Wall Street and more positive US data. With attention now on the release of US jobs figures on Friday and investors trying to figure out Donald Trump’s pick as the next Federal Reserve boss, there was… Please follow and like us:

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With US Stock Market Breaking Into New Highs, Top Hedge Fund Performers Focused Abroad

With the US stock market breaking into new highs in September, the HSBC Hedge Weekly performance list continues to have a distinctly Chinese flavor to it. Of the top five hedge fund performers, four are focused on Asian markets, while in the top 20, none of the top performers are focused on the US exclusively. But… Please follow and like us:

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Most Asia markets up, dollar holds gains despite N. Korea fears

Most Asian markets edged up Wednesday and the dollar held gains against its peers on expectations for further interest rate hikes while traders await the release of Donald Trump’s tax reform plan. Shares were in positive territory but US-North Korea tensions are still jangling nerves and keeping investors were from buying with any gusto in early… Please follow and like us:

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Asian markets up as Trump debt deal diverts from N. Korea

Asian markets turned higher on Thursday as Donald Trump’s deal to raise the US debt ceiling gave investors some much-needed good news after the North Korea-fuelled sell-off this week. While tensions over Pyongyang’s weekend nuclear test remain high, Trump’s insistence to Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping that military action was not his “first choice” and a call… Please follow and like us:

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