SINCE the depths of the global financial crisis, central banks have supported financial markets and the economies that they serve through expansionary monetary policies, increasing their balance...

CHART VIEW

THROUGHOUT 2017, many observers were terrified the Dow Jones was going to collapse. There was nothing in chart behaviour that suggested this would happen and those who applied sound technical...

LONG lines to buy marijuana in California and a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) sent Canadian pot stocks roaring into the new year.

FOLLOWING the dollar's worst year in more than a decade, foreign-exchange strategists see few signs of optimism for the US currency in 2018. Yet they remain divided as to which of its major...

THE virtual currency boom has gotten so heated that it is throwing the list of the world's richest people into disarray...

LONDON was the worst-performing home market in the United Kingdom last year for the first time in more than a decade and may be stuck there.

A WEEK after soaring to their highest levels in months, mortgage rates in the US retreated to where they had been hovering for the past several weeks.

"UNBELIEVABLE reduction," says the broker's email...

2017 yearender: Luke Lim: Managing director, PhillipCapital

I review my portfolio in totality and plan for long-term investments. Most of my portfolio has always been in equities.

2017 yearender: Joseph Kwok: President, Financial Planning Association of Singapore

2017 was a good year for equity investors, with many markets giving "high-teens" returns. On the other hand, the fixed income space seems subtle with the United States Federal Reserve...