“Indices around the world have not been much different from what we’ve seen in history. If you look at bear markets since 1987, you find the average decline is about 50 percent, and the average length of time from the peak to the bottom is a little less than three years," Mobius said in an interview to Financial News. … [Read more...] about Mark Mobius says the bottom is here, shops for pharma and luxury stocks
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He further added, “As we build our infrastructure around the world, we've chosen not to build data centers in countries that have a track record of violating human rights like privacy or freedom of expression. If we build data centers and store sensitive data in these countries, rather than just caching non-sensitive data, it could make it easier for those governments to take people's information.” … [Read more...] about This week in IT: Could the Facebook founder’s recent blog post be an answer to India’s data localisation mandate?
As Howard Marks brilliantly puts this across in his recent newsletter,“The more you want to garner potential gains and don’t mind mark-to-market losses, the more you should invest here. On the other hand, the more you care about protecting against interim markdowns and are able to live with missing opportunities for profit, the less you should invest.” … [Read more...] about Equity investment – should we invest all at once or in a staggered manner?
You will see from the graph above as to how medium-tenure high-quality segments such as corporate bonds are showing signs of bouncing back faster, despite lower duration, than gilts.That leaves you with the medium time-frame and high-quality credit opportunities to beat the interest rate blues that you will soon see as deposit rates are further slashed. … [Read more...] about RBI rate cut: Debt fund categories that look attractive now
When asked about who would stand-in for the prime minister, his spokesman said: "The prime minister has the power to delegate responsibility to any of his ministers, but for now it is the prime minister and then the foreign secretary." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | UK’s plan B if ‘Team Johnson’ is incapacitated? Answer is unclear