Activity levels across China’s economy improved at the fastest pace in years in September, according to Purchasing Managers Indices (PMIs) released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics today. The nation’s manufacturing PMI jumped 0.7 points to 52.4, leaving
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In the many years I have been delivering training in investment strategies and techniques, the advantages of including some pure growth stocks in with your yield-producing stocks, has been truly evident. As research shows, the sooner you begin accumulating your portfolio,
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Australian Banks under fire by the Hedge Funds again
Rising bad loans and falling earnings are the trigger
It seems that the mainly international hedge funds have set their sights on the Australian banks yet again. Current data shows that the funds have ‘borrowed’ A$9bn worth of stock to sell short against the Big 4 banks in Australia. The trigger for this increase to record short selling against the banks started with the ANZ’s most recent result, which saw the bank cut its dividend and increase their bad and doubtful debt book for the first time since 2008.