Written by EFG Hermes Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just someone who likes to track market activity, you’re probably well versed in the fact that markets occasionally suffer losses — at least when you know your investments are doing well. In uncertain climes, however, you may start getting anxious and question the investment decisions […]
Saudi Arabia women are now finally driving in Saudi Arabia, in what is a watermark moment for the Kingdom. This is part of the government’s broader measures to empower women and increase participation in the work force. Plans include increasing the proportion of females in the labour force to 28% by 2020, up from […]
A downside of being a financial analyst these days is that you may find yourself called upon to explain why solid economic reports may cause a severe markets sell-off. Strong wage growth and employment data in the US have shaken global markets on concerns that the US economy may be overheated, and that stronger-than-expected inflation...
What effect will Kuwait’s new FTSE emerging market status have on market inflows? Some are expecting to see inflows of around USD700mn as a result of the inclusion on the index. Other investors are giving more conservative estimates because Kuwaiti stocks might have a combined weight of only 0.11% of FTSE Emerging Markets. In general, […]