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As Traditional Markets Dim, Consumer Credit Shines

The pursuit of attractive investment opportunities has become increasingly tumultuous as political and governmental uncertainties escalate. Following the 2008/9 financial crisis, investors expected central banks to gradually curtail Quantitative Easing (QE), a monetary tool whereby a central bank purchases government…

Brexit and the Decoupling of Two Global Economies

News about Brexit has been all but inescapable. On June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom opened the booths to vote for the referendum to leave the European Union. On March 29, 2017, former UK Prime Minister Theresa May submitted Article…

Investor Impact Amongst Negative Yield Markets

Recent financial headlines have focused on the impact of Zero Lower Bound and negative interest rates. The Zero Lower Bound signifies that nominal interest rates are at or below zero and that particular investment yields are effectively negative. For investors,…
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Investor Impact Amongst Negative Yield Markets

Recent financial headlines have focused on the impact of Zero Lower Bound and negative interest rates. The Zero Lower Bound signifies that nominal interest rates are at or below zero and that particular investment yields are effectively negative. For investors, this translates to bank deposits and holding bonds to maturity…

FinEX Asia Changes Name to Assured Asset Management

HONG KONG (16 September, 2019) – We are pleased to announce that FinEX Asia has changed its name to Assured Asset Management (“Assured”), effective immediately. FinEX Asia is an asset management firm that leverages advanced technologies to drive efficient global investing amongst dynamic market conditions and a superior financial experience…

What Are the Fixed Income Investment Options in Volatile Times?

Holding cash or putting money in a bank may be a safe option but returns will be meagre. So, what are the options for investors seeking high yield and low-risk solutions? Volatility is dominating the financial markets in the past two years. Investors may try to time the market but…

What to Expect from the Age of Trade Tensions and Economic Protectionism

US-China trade war escalation since April 2018 has critically shaped global markets. On August 2nd, 2019, Donald Trump announced that the US will impose 10% tariffs on all remaining goods imported from China, effective September 1st. As significant consumer goods products will be affected, any additional costs from tariffs will…