Investments

January 12, 2023
Investors could be rewarded during Q1 ‘peak opportunity’ premium
As we progress into the New Year and global investors review their portfolios for the upcoming 12 months, I believe the economic peak opportunity will likely be towards the end of the first quarter. Until that time, we’ll see rising unemployment and central banks will likely maintain their aggressive language in a bid to curb inflation – which should be down sharply from current levels by then. Particularly as demand for staff is declining rapidly, helping to ease wage Read More
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Nigel Green
January 4, 2023
Four key themes to shape investments in 2023 premium
It’s 2023, Happy New Year! What’s in store for the year ahead for investors? We expect there to be four principal investment themes investors will be focusing on and positioning for this year to grow their wealth. Last year, global stock markets declined by as much as 18% on average, whilst bond markets – typically seen as a safe haven during periods of volatility – have fallen by an average 12%. Speaking of corrections, the crypto one in 2022 was especially Read More
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Nigel Green
November 29, 2022
China protests spook markets; investors prepare for sharp rebound premium
Although stock markets across the globe have been spooked over the recent protests in China against the government's zero-Covid policy, investors must be prepared for an imminent sharp rebound. Thousands took to the streets after 10 people lost their lives in a fire in a high-rise block in Urumqi, western China, last Thursday. Many are of the opinion that the strict Covid restrictions contributed to the fatalities. As Asia trade opened on Monday, the Hang Read More
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Nigel Green
November 4, 2022
How to protect your investments in a recession premium
The Bank of England is deliberately driving Britain into a recession, and you need to act now to safeguard your investments. The key rate was increased by 75 basis points on Thursday, moving up from 2.25% to 3%, the highest seen since 2008. Of course, and as I was quoted by The Daily Express, Fintech Finance News, exchangerates.org.uk and Fortune Herald, amongst other media, the Bank of England is in a difficult position, tightening monetary policy after inflation reached a Read More
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Nigel Green
September 22, 2022
Investors shouldn’t panic over imperfect Fed policy tools premium
With the Federal Reserve meeting underway, investors shouldn’t panic about the latest announcement and stick to basic investment fundamentals. During this two-day meeting, it’s widely predicted the U.S. central bank will hike rates by a further 75 basis points. Once again, we can see the Fed is driving investor sentiment, stock markets and decision-making. As I was quoted by MSN Money, Financial Mirror StockHead and Financial Express, amongst other media, only last week Read More
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Nigel Green
August 30, 2022
U.S. China deal is a massive investor wake-up call premium
Trade relations between the United States and China have just been given a considerable boost following last week’s agreement between the two nations which allows U.S. regulators to inspect the audits of Chinese firms whose stocks are traded on U.S. exchanges. In a lengthy dispute, U.S. regulators had pledged to eliminate Chinese companies from U.S.-based stock exchanges if China doesn’t permit inspections. To my mind, this tentative agreement is certainly positive news. Read More
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Nigel Green