IT was the hot trade on Wall Street, a seemingly sure thing that lulled everyone from hedge fund managers to small-time investors.

[NEW YORK] Machine-guided, numbers-obsessed fund managers could cause US stock prices to weaken further as they adjust to the return of wild gyrations in global markets.

GLOBAL stock markets ended November with a mixed showing. The US and Japan powered ahead with returns of 2 and 3.3 per cent respectively, while the rest of the major regions lost ground. Fixed income...

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COMPLACENCY continues to prevail in the market as reflected by the CBOE's Volatility Index (VIX). The VIX recently touched a decade low of 8.84, a level not seen since 2006, just before the...

POLICYMAKERS in Indonesia and Malaysia have been so successful in quashing currency volatility that this is breeding a new danger: complacency.

FINANCIAL markets are showing some signs of volatility these days after exceptionally low indicators since the start of the 2017. The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, or VIX, is at...

EMERGING markets (EM) are the "highest conviction" equity call by Kate Moore, BlackRock Investment Institute's chief equity strategist, thanks to attractive valuations, strong...