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July 3, 2014 Market Update
Dow Jones Industrial Average Crosses Above 17,000 for The First Time Just Before The American Independence Day

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which is a stock index comprising of some of the biggest global companies has crossed the 17,000 mark for the first time Thursday’s trading showed shares rapidly rising up, as a result of high investor confidence, which was largely due to the positive job report which showed that US economy…

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June 12, 2014 Economics
‘UK riskier place to do business than Qatar’

Britain ranks lower than the controversial host of the 2022 World Cup in a new index measuring how safe countries are to do business in.   Britain is a riskier place for businesses to operate than scandal-hit 2022 Worl Cup host Qatar, according to new research. It also ranks lower than neighbours Ireland and France,…

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May 13, 2014 Investment
Active or passive what’s for you

What do active investors do?
 Active investors believe that markets are “inefficient”. They believe that at any point in time, there are always some securities that are mis-priced, enabling them to buy or sell making a profit. Professional active investors devote unbelievable amounts of time and resource towards trying to find that extra edge. They…

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May 13, 2014 Economics
House prices rise as supply slows, says RICS

A shortage of homes coming onto the market will lead to house price rises, with values expected to grow for years, according to surveyors. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) said that house prices remained on a “firmly upward trend”. Demand from buyers rose, but the number of homes coming onto the market fell…

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May 10, 2014 Investment
Invest or Save what’s the difference?

In a world with separation between wealthy and poor, global financial crisis, and ever changing financial landscapes it is no surprise that many investors remain cautious. There are many more factors to take in account, we are living longer, spending more and the emerging nations are developing fast. So do you save your money in…

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