According to reports from ASB the flows associated with global investing have become more prevalent than local investing. For nearly a decade now ASX has lagged global entrepreneurs causing the increase in flows in global investments. Before making a global investment one needs to weigh the risks, benefits and value of it, therefore, is it worth the risk? Setting up the time to consider the risks and instill the necessary measures is crucial to making returns on any investment. Definition Global investing can be termed as a strategy for … [Read more...] about Global Investing: Is It Worth The Risk?
The United States represents about 25% of the world’s economy. This means that 75% of business is conducted outside of the US by non-American companies. Investors who participate only in American stock exchanges are limiting themselves as they will be missing the opportunity to profit from foreign companies. With the fast-growing economies in India, Eastern Europe, Africa and South American, there are many foreign investments that may create a lot of wealth for early investors. However, investments in foreign countries can also present a lot of … [Read more...] about Global Investing’s 3 Biggest Risks and How to Avoid Them
Seeing an opportunity to boost economic activity through increased foreign investment, the United Arab Emirates business community eagerly anticipates passage of the UAE Commercial Company Law. Introduced last year, the law opens full company ownership to foreigners. Currently, the law restricts foreign investors to a maximum 49 percent stake in any UAE onshore business. The Commercial Company law provided it receives final approval, will allow foreign investors to acquire stakes of up to 100 percent. Approval still needed The government … [Read more...] about Full Foreign Ownership Promised in New UAE Landmark Investment Law
Container shipping traffic between China and the United States remains robust. Fleet idle capacity stands at just 1 percent. Traditionally, the yearly peak occurs at the middle of the year before a tapering off in September. Experts expect container shipping prices to rise as we enter the peak time. Though the new U.S. tariffs may create long-term headwinds for the container shipping industry, demand is expected to exceed supply in the coming months. New capacity will also be slow to come online, which experts expect to support prices by … [Read more...] about Container Shipping Traffic Currently Sailing Smoothly Ahead
There is good news for the global economy in 2018. According to CNBC's article, Emerging Market Set to Drive Global Growth - World Bank, 2017’s growth rate is expected to rise slightly from 3.0% to a rate of 3.1% in 2018. While this sounds like a modest improvement, it is noteworthy that this rate of growth represents the first time the world economy will achieve its potential since 2008, when the Great Recession devastated developed and emerging economies alike, taking a full decade to fully recover and resume full growth rates for the global … [Read more...] about Global Trade Growth in the Beginning of 2018 Promises Hope