The global-macro strategy is the method of investment that buys or sells all kinds of financial instruments according to macroeconomic affairs. The strategies used by hedge funds are known for profiting without depending on the trends of the markets, hedging various risks. In this article, we review how to hedge risks with the global-macro strategies, introducing examples from the current markets. Continue reading How to hedge risks with global-macro strategies
Here are the reviews of the stocks introduced before:
The stock rose by 5.46% on Friday and the price is now ¥579. The volume has increased significantly. Goldman Sachs increased their short position by 4th, selling 4.51% of all the issued shares in total. Deutsche Bank also added their position, meaning they’re now being short squeezed. Continue reading Reviews: Wacom, Heiwa Real Estate, Gecina, CNNC International
On 5th, the ECB (European Central Bank) had a council meeting and set the deposit facility interest rate to be negative. After the announcement, EUR/USD fell to 1.356, and as the press conference started, the rate became 1.3503, but the euro was bought afterwards and now it’s traded at around 1.366, which is higher than the rate before the meeting.
The most significant decision in the meeting is the €400 billion TLTRO (Targeted Long-term Refinancing Operation), which will expand the monetary base by about 34%. Continue reading ECB expands the monetary base with negative rate and LTRO
The ECB (European Central Bank) is expected to have a Governing Council meeting at 1:45pm CET, which has been keenly watched by investors since Mario Draghi, the governor of the ECB, mentioned the possibility of financial easing in this meeting. Continue reading Reviewing the euro, the German government bond and property companies
After the EU election, Spain and Portugal are moving for a stimulus or a tax cut, exhausted by the fiscal austerity and the low inflation imposed by the EU. Reuters reported.
Spain is the fastest to move, expected to approve a stimulus plan of 6.3 billion euros and a corporate tax cut from 30% to 25%. The investors who shifted their money to Southern Europe might be rewarded. Including the results of the election, we summarise the political affairs of the European countries after the election. Continue reading Will EU fall apart?: The affairs after the EU election