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Economic growth in Singapore has slowed down over the years due to the global financial crisis of 2008. But global recovery since 4Q16 appears to be helping.
Global investors should monitor economic indicators to understand conditions in the global economy. Indicators shed light on a country’s economic health.
In May 2017, Latin American (ILF) equities declined amid the political chaos within some of its member nations. In this series, we’ll look at the economic performance of several Latin American countries.
PMIs are important because they shed light on a country’s economic health and help investors identify short-term economic trends and market sentiment.
Exports from China stood at $191.0 billion in May 2017, a moderate increase of about 8.7% as compared to the corresponding period last year.
The global manufacturing sector seems to be slowing down, reflected in the May 2017 manufacturing PMI’s three-month low. Global economic activity had experienced an uptrend since 4Q16.
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The Russian economy (ERUS) is back to positive growth after two years of recession, mainly due to sanctions and lower oil prices.
In this series, we’ll take a look at the ZEW Economic Sentiment Index for Germany (EWG) and the Eurozone (EZU) (VGK) (N100-INDEX) for May 2017.
South Korea’s (EWY) stock market soared to a new high recently, posting large gains across the Asia-Pacific region (VPL)(EPP). In this series, we’ll discuss what we can expect from South Korea for the rest of the year.
The Mexican economy expanded 0.6% in 1Q17, beating market expectations. Exports and private spending have continued to support growth in Mexico this year.
The US economy is dealing with rising healthcare costs. The national healthcare expenditure grew 5.8% to $3.2 trillion in 2015 or $9,990 per person.
A week of political unrest in the United States (SPY) (QQQ) led to losses across indexes, but they regained by May 19, 2017.
India’s equity markets are soaring so far in 2017, pushing valuations above their long-term averages. India’s economy is scoring well due to high GDP growth and government reforms.
Economic indicators are important because they shed light on a country’s economic health and help us identify economic trends and changes in market sentiment.
China’s (FXI) economic activity slowed down more than expected in April 2017 due to fading factory demand. Markets expected a gradual slowdown.
As the global economy continues to grow at a moderate pace amid geopolitical uncertainties, Latin America has experienced a phenomenal start in 2017,
The tech sector has been the best-performing sector year-to-date. The sector has returned 15.1% YTD through May 11, 2017, compared to the S&P 500’s YTD returns of 5.8%.
The NASDAQ Index in 2017 so far has risen nearly 12% as of May 9, outperforming the other major US indexes.
Global economic growth has appeared to be on the rise since 3Q16, but more recently, we’ve seen a mixed performance from emerging markets.