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US and China concerns undermine investor sentiment

US and China Concerns Undermine Investor Sentiment

June finished on a subdued note for many investors. Although most leading equity indices still ended the first half of the year in positive territory, share prices experienced widespread falls over the month, with investor sentiment undermined by concerns from both west and east. The US Federal Reserve sent shockwaves through equity markets with suggestions […]

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Expat ETF Investing, offshore investing, retirement planning

6 Reasons Why You Should Consider Investing in Exchange Traded Funds

Here are 6 great reasons why expats should consider investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs): Cost – This is the advantage that gets most of the air time. ETFs are, in general, much cheaper than regular mutual funds. The main reason for this is that ETFs are passively managed (i.e. they simply track an index like […]

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Financial Market Update for UK expats. Education. Retirement. QROPS. Zurich Vista

Weekly Market Review – Pause for Thought?

Weekly Market Review for Week Ending 30th of March 2012 On the surface, equity markets look to have finished the quarter with a flourish. The S&P 500 has risen 12% over the year to date – the largest first quarter rise since 1988. Meanwhile the FTSE 100 is up a less impressive 3.5%, dominated as […]

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