ALFO Markets Blog

unicredit

A new giant in the asset management

There is not a significant and worthily presence of the southern Europe in the asset management industry. The Southern Europe has big percentage of savings respect to the incomes but the most famous names of the money management industry come from Great Britain, Switzerland, Holland and Germany. But the joining forces between two of the...

izrael_stock_exchange

Israel, the tiger of the middle east

There are some percentage of growth of the GDP that classify a country as the tiger of a certain macro-area. The acceleration of the Israeli economy in the last quarter of 2014 , sets this country in the circle of the very fast growing economies. The expansion of the economy was 7.2% in the last...

wall_street

Record profits in the financial sector

The season of the profit warnings is finished on Wall street, now is time for big surprises. Morgan Stanley has surprised the investors announcing a higher profit. This company is the last of a series of banks and investment funds that have surprised in positive. The trading sector has been fundamental in the profit growth. ...

Shenzhen_Stock_Exchang

The parabolic growth of the Chinese markets

Every prudent investor that takes a look to the Chinese market’s charts would be afraid to invest there. But normal people in China doesn’t seem frightened. They continue to buy domestic stocks convinced that everything in the markets will go up. The latest liberalization from the Chinese government, regarding the possibility to buy stocks from...

Dilma Rousseff

Waiting for the restart of the economy in Brazil

There are already two years that the largest economy in South America is suffering from stagflation. The last world football cup didn’t help so much the economy and also the drop on the price of oil hasn’t been good news for the largest oil exporter of the south’s continent. The Petrobras scandal added a bit...

Time to sell the Bonds

Time to sell Bonds

Is it time to buy bonds and sell equities or sell bonds and buy equities? May be it is time to sell both. We are pretty sure about one thing: that it is not time to buy both. Interest rates are at the lowest level and the only thing they can do is to go...