By Eyanir Chinea and Maria Ramirez CARACAS/CIUDAD GUAYANA, Venezuela, Dec 26 (Reuters) - There was no way Jose Ramon Garcia, a food transporter in Venezuela, could afford new tires for his van at $350 each. Whether he opted to pay in U.S. currency or in the devalued local bolivar currency at...
The 12 Days of Christmas began as a catechism song for young Catholics when their religion was criminalised in England. Hundreds of years later, The 12 Days of Christmas has been used to promote a magnitude of products and feature in millions of marketing campaigns during the festive period.
Many global stocks and shares lifted +20% or more in 2017.
By Angelika Gruber ZURICH, Dec 20 (Reuters) - UBS UBSG.S expects a good year for Swiss initial public offerings in 2018 as a mixture of large and small deals hits the market, a senior executive at Switzerland's biggest bank told Reuters. "We expect it to be a really attractive...
By Tom Arnold DUBAI, Dec 19 (Reuters) - United Arab Emirates-based hospital operator NMC Healthcare NMC.L has $800 million available to start investing in 2018 in the Gulf and other markets, its chief executive told Reuters in an interview. The London-listed firm, which is among the...
In the last week of December a strange phenomenon takes place on the stock exchange when the price of stock tends to surge. Whether fuelled by Wall Street festive cheer, end-of-year bonus investments or short sellers being on holiday no one is entirely sure.
Revelations on how wealthy individuals and major multinationals exploit the benefits of low and zero-tax havens may prove the catalyst for a major clampdown.
A hedge is an investment product designed to offset the risk of adverse price movements in another asset. It usually means taking the opposite position to your main asset but in a related asset or security, often a derivative.
The Ibex 35 is the domestic and international benchmark for the Spanish stock market and measures the share prices of the country’s 35 largest companies by market capitalisation.
The Nikkei 225 is the leading indicator of the performance of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Investors have had the wool pulled over their eyes all too often over the years. We examine some of the biggest frauds in history.
The history of ethical investing goes back centuries to the mid-1700s when Quakers and Methodists made moral choices regarding where they invested their funds.