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What Investment Strategies Are Being Used By People With Trillions of Dollar Are Buying During Covid-19

Hotels, pipelines, convenience stores and automaker bonds – are among the assets being bought by some of the world’s biggest asset managers as they look for value investment strategies in a world thrown into turmoil by the coronavirus pandemic. These folk need to (and can afford to take a long-term view) on the their decisions. […]

What now?

Saturday at the office and catching up on some industry reading. I just read this and it made me smile! Something for all expats here in China, Taiwan, South Korea and Macau! From Patrick Thomas, Investment manager, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management, London ‘It sounds counter-intuitive, but mistakes are good. You learn from them and your […]

China Moves to Slow Yuan Drop After Fastest Loss Since 2015

Devaluation of the Yuan

  China expats should not rest easy when accumulating Yuan (RMB) A number of expats seem satisfied with cash sitting in timed deposit or short-term bank wealth management products achieving 4% p.a. However achieving approximately 1% over inflation is not the only consideration – potential currency erosion is a much greater threat.     Recently […]

Don’t Fall Into the Past Performance Trap When Investing

New page from Phil with an article which should be everybody’s finance 101! Past performance is no guarantee of future results. That’s an often repeated phrase in investing. Investors, however, seem to be of a different mind. Basing your investment strategy on past performance (especially recent performance) can easily backfire. Annualised rates of return mask […]