Investors ponder safe havens amid market volatility

Feb 7, 2018
The last few days have seen big swings in the global stock markets. During such volatile times, investors often shift their assets to what are called safe-haven currencies, traditionally the Japanese yen or Swiss franc. Why does that happen, and is now a good moment for safe havens? Click the audio player above to hear […]

Equities exodus doesn't mean a failing economy

Jun 15, 2016
The first quarter of 2016 saw about a $60 billion retreat from equities.
Investors monitor stock price movements at a securities company in Beijing on June 15, 2016. China on June 15 brushed off stock index firm MSCI's decision to exclude the country's A shares from its influential global equities index, saying that the gauge cannot be complete without the Chinese stocks.