This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   In this 30th edition of the Shanghai Man column, we preview the Wanxiang Shanghai Blockchain Week, an offline event that normally is the
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Founder and CEO of Rentec Direct, property management software for real estate professionals. No industry has escaped the global pandemic completely unscathed, but the real estate industry has been regularly making headlines for happenings like skyrocketing home prices and extended eviction moratoriums. It seems the entire country is eager to return to normal, but what does
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In this video David discusses the mental hurdle of placing your first trade with any type of instrument, regardless if it’s in forex, stocks or commodities. Trading can seem daunting and complex and beginners can make mistakes when they open their first active position. He takes you through the actual process of making that first
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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has awarded almost $200m to a former Deutsche Bank employee who raised concerns about the manipulation of the Libor interest rate benchmark, marking the largest-ever payment under US whistleblower programmes. The US derivatives regulator said the payment had been made for “timely original information” that significantly contributed to an already
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Environmental, social and governance factors are becoming increasingly important to municipal securities investors, and that trend may be transforming the information considered material for disclosure purposes, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board CEO Mark Kim said Wednesday. “Investors and other market participants are increasingly integrating ESG factors into their investment decisions and credit analysis,” Kim said. Kim’s
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Fixed-income giant Pimco has dabbled in cryptocurrencies and plans to gradually invest more in digital assets that have the potential to disrupt the financial industry, according to chief investment officer Daniel Ivascyn. “Now we’re looking at potentially trading certain cryptocurrencies as part of our trend-following strategies or quant-oriented strategies, then doing more work on the
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China Evergrande Group started returning a small portion of the money owed to buyers of its investment products, weeks after people protested against missed payments at its Shenzhen headquarters, pictured here on Sept. 30, 2021. Gilles Sabrie | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING — China Evergrande shares briefly dropped more than 10% in opening trade
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Technology is still the best performing sector this year despite trade tensions and global growth concerns. Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/XLK/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Vanguard Information Technology ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/VGT/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID IShares U.S. Technology ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/IYW/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Microsoft: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/MSFT?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Apple: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/AAPL?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Google: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/GOOGL?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Facebook: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/FB?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: http://stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch
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Municipal benchmark yield curves were little changed on average trading Wednesday as the primary was the focus while the Investment Company Institute reported another week of inflows into municipal bond mutual funds. There was some uncertainty and a tentative mood hanging over the market, but traders said the large deals got done. Bids-wanted lists have
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The total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies rose to new all-time highs on Wednesday, capping off a dramatic months-long recovery that reaffirmed the bullish narrative for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH). The crypto market cap — an important barometer for the overall health of the digital asset economy — reached a high above $2.63 trillion
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