Internet companies – Amazon, Google, Apple – are among the hottest sector buys, and have been during the past five years, but it can be confusing, time consuming and costly picking the individual stocks for your portfolio
Euronext describes itself as the leading pan-European exchange in the eurozone. It had nearly 1,300 listed issuers worth some €3.5 trillion in market capitalisation at end March 2017.
Frankfurt-based Deutsche Börse Group traces its roots to 1585. It is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It has an integrated business model.
The disposition effect is when an investor, or investors, hold on to losing stocks too long and sell winning stocks too soon. It is based on fear of making losses.
Securities trading in Hong Kong has an exotic history with taipan-era reports dating back to the mid-19th century. The first formal market, the Association of Stockbrokers in Hong Kong, was not established until 1891
Game theory is a concept in applied mathematics that can be used to study and interpret a variety of behaviour. In business and economics game theory is most commonly used to study aspects of decision making – particularly between competing parties in activities that involve bargaining.
Exchange traded funds (ETF) are a collection of assets built into a single fund that can be traded on a stock exchange, much like the shares in a company. The price of an ETF moves depending on the average value of the underlying assets within.
Due diligence is the process of a thorough and comprehensive investigation of a business. It can be carried out for various reasons: investors will do it as part of their fundamental analysis of a stock; venture capitalists may carry it out before they invest in a business.